Bhubaneswar,30.06.2016 (By Mano Mani Singh)- Hon’ble Minister, Women and Child Development, Planning and Convergence, SS & EPD released the first issue of Quarterly Newsletter “Plan Odisha” and launched a website on PHDMA today at P&C Conference Hall, Odisha Secretariat. The Quarterly Newsletter “Plan Odisha” covers the recent Government initiatives, new policies/programmes, implemented by various Departments, success stories etc. It will cover the various socio-economic and human development related issues, state’s flagship schemes, evaluation studies, other research studies, Odisha knowledge Hub etc. Poverty and Human Development Monitoring Agency(PHDMA) has also developed an informative in house website i.e. which relates to the achievements, ongoing programmes, publications on Human Development and Evaluation Report.In this launching ceremony Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary, Planning & Convergence Department R. Balakrishnan, IAS, OSD-cum-Special Secretary G.B. Reddy and other senior officials of Planning & Convergence Department and PHDMA were present. The event was organised by Planning & Convergence Department.