Bhubaneswar: Odisha Minister Pratap Jena was conferred with the Fame India Best Minister Award at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi yesterday.
Jena received the award from Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey at a function. Fame India Magazine and Asia Post chose 21 Outstanding Ministers of the country based on various parameters.
“I thank Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the people of Odisha for keeping intact their faith and trust on me,” tweeted Jena after the award ceremony.
Worth mentioning, Jena, a five-time MLA, is currently serving as the Housing & Urban Development, Law and Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water Minister in the Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government.