ONI Bureau: The ‘Aadarsh Mukhyamantri Puraskar’ or ‘Ideal Chief Minister Award’ is being presented by the Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad in association with MIT School of Government, Pune every year.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik received the coveted award today at the 8th Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad. As per the information we have, 3 other CMs had received this award in the past.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan got this award in 2015, followed by Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu in 2016 and Tripura CM Manik Sarkar in 2017. Naveen joined the elite club this year, which came as a big boost to his profile as the longest serving and most popular CM of Odisha.