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Penal provision for not displaying Odia language signboards

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The government today decided to make penal provision for those who fail to prominently display in signboards of their shops and commercial establishments.

A decision in this regard was taken at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Naveen

The Cabinet approved a proposal for amendment of the Shops and Commercial Establishment Act, 1956 to effect the move.

"A Bill in this regard for amendment of the act will be brought in the Assembly during its budget session," Chief Secretary A P said.

The objective is to enforce the provision of display of sign board in prominently for better convenience of the general public, he said.

said a separate is being created for monitoring display of such signboards in by the employers of shops and commercial establishments of the state.

The Cabinet also cleared a proposal for insertion of 'Odia Virtual Academy' under the 'State Subject'.

Stating that Odia is one of the finest classical with its origin dating back to 2,500 years, said the 'Odia Virtual Academy' will function under the

The Cabinet approved altogether 17 different proposals, Padhi added.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 22:45 IST