BHUBANESWAR: Mentioning a number of discrepancies within the Niti Aayog’s rankings for 2020-21 based mostly on efficiency below the Sustainable Growth Objectives (SDGs), the ruling BJD on Saturday demanded that the evaluation needs to be made on the panchayat degree to get an actual image of the bottom state of affairs.
Stating that a number of schemes launched by the Odisha authorities within the well being and agriculture sectors haven’t been taken into consideration, BJD Rajya Sabha member and nationwide spokesperson Amar Patnaik mentioned that the shortfall in efficiency when it got here to the central schemes might have been missed.
Schemes like Mamata and Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana within the well being sector have been praised on the worldwide degree, Patnaik mentioned, including, there was no point out of those within the Niti Aayog report. As a substitute, the report was ready and the state’s efficiency was assessed based mostly on central schemes, he added.
Referring to the zero given to Odisha within the Ease of Doing Enterprise, Patnaik mentioned that the state attracted funding proposals value over Rs 1.25 lakh crore since February 2020 regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic. This was greater than what Maharashtra had attracted. Stating that the state was given 92.08 per cent marks within the Ease of Doing Enterprise within the 2019 report, Patnaik requested how come it turned zero a 12 months later.
Quoting one other evaluation from the report exhibiting that Odisha was not doing sufficient in combating anaemia in ladies, adolescents and kids, Patnaik mentioned that the state has secured the second rank within the Mission for Making India Anaemia Free. The report ought to have taken this into consideration whereas making its evaluation, he mentioned and added that on a number of different parameters, there are large discrepancies.
In addition to, he requested how web connectivity of a state can come down in 2020 compared to 2019? Odisha had acquired 123 marks within the 2019 report for web companies which has been decreased to 44 marks within the 2020-21 report.
Concentrating on BJP for doing politics over such a vital concern, Patnaik mentioned that there needs to be a dialogue based mostly on the report of the NITI Aayog to make sure additional improvement within the State.
Patnaik additionally criticised BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi for not pertaining to these essential points in her media convention earlier throughout the day.