Odisha launched ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme
  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme on 6 October 2018.
  • It will provide financial assistance to the children of the construction workers for their education in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and polytechnics.
  • An ITI student will be entitled to get financial assistance of Rs. 23,600, a diploma student to get Rs. 26,300 per annum.