Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to collect data to find out the actual numbers of green card holders in the state.
The green card holders have been holding protests on various issues since a long time and recently they have drawn the attention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, a CMO statement said.
The CM had promised the green card holders to address their issues. A ministerial committee formed to look into the matter is currently examining the issues.
As there is no specific data on the numbers of green card holders, a decision has been taken to collect data to figure out the actual numbers of beneficiaries, the statement added.