Naveen Patnaik

BHUBANESWAR: Ahead of hosting the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023, the Odisha Cabinet on Thursday approved the revised project cost of Rs 875.78 crores.

The cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the revised cost for the construction of sports infrastructure facilities in Kalinga Stadium at Bhubaneswar and the construction of the new International Hockey Stadium at Rourkela for the Hockey World Cup 2023. Notably, Odisha is the host of the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 with venues at Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.

Sep 13, 2022 19:09
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched the official Host City logo of the state for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022, for which it is one of the three hosts.
Apr 18, 2022 10:04
BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik recently unveiled the official logo of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar - Rourkela at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium.  The prestigious quadrennial tournament is scheduled to be held from 13 January to 29 January 2023.
Feb 22, 2022 17:02
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday met with the India men's and women's hockey teams at the iconic Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.  Patnaik posed with the Indian hockey teams as he offered his best wishes to the players for the upcoming home leg of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2021/22.
Sep 24, 2021 10:09
BHUBANESWAR: After successfully hosting the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup, the temple city of Bhubaneswar will stage the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021.
Aug 11, 2021 17:08
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik, who can justifiably lay claim to the title of principal patron of hockey in India, on Wednesday felicitated the men and women players from his state who were part of the teams that created history at the Tokyo Olympics. At a function held at Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium, Patnaik felicitated Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas.
Feb 17, 2021 16:02
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for India's biggest international hockey stadium, which will be coming up at Rourkela in Sundergarh district. The state government has set a target to complete the construction of the stadium ahead of the men's FIH Hockey World Cup 2023.
Dec 24, 2020 14:12
BHUBANESWAR: The wheels to host the prestigious FIH Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup India 2023 started rolling in as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday, December 24, announced a new world class hockey stadium in Rourkela city, which would be the biggest stadium for Hockey in India with a seating capacity of 20,000.  This is going to redefine the sports landscape in the region. 
Jan 20, 2020 19:01
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday exhorted startups and entrepreneurs to invest in sports as the state is promoting the sector in a big way.
Jan 06, 2020 18:01
BHUBANESWAR: With a vision to promote culture and excellence in competitive sports, the first edition of Khelo India University Games was announced Monday by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Nov 03, 2019 17:11
BHUBANESWAR: The International Hockey Federation Saturday officially honoured Naveen Patnaik with the prestigious FIH President’s Award in recognition for the Odisha Chief Minister's contribution to the sticks game in particular and sports as a whole.