Utilisation certificates for more than Rs 1000 crore pertaining to various schemes of Higher Education Department ranging from 2003-04 till 2020-21 are pending. It was learnt from an official letter issued by the department on Tuesday. In the letter, Principal Secretary Saswat Mishra termed it 'very alarming' and directed all branch officers of higher education department, registrars of all State Public Universities, principals of government and non-government colleges, Finance Officer, OSHEC to ensure submission of Utilisation Certificates to F.A.-cum-Additional Secretary, Higher Education Department in the prescribed format. In case of failure, financial concurrence for sanction of further grants shall not be accorded by the F.A.-cum-Additional Secretary.
Aspirants of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission have come up with the suspicion that the tainted official, Biranchi Sahu has been a part of a larger job racket More
The number of dengue cases continues to rise in Bhubaneswar with 50 new patients being detected in the last 24 hours. More
Odisha’s Harihar Behera has carved out a three-km-long road through a mountain. More
The posts will be filled by Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Odisha in the pay matric of level 12, cell 1 of ORSP Rules, 2017 with usual dearness and other allowances. More
Applications are invited by the Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) for the recruitment of Livestock Inspectors. More
A Police team led by the IIC of Paralakhemundi Police Station quizzed the widow of late ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra at her home in Mayurbhanj More
About 20 regular students were reportedly given 2014 ex-regular question papers during today’s examination at Board High School in Cuttack. More
As per IMD, many parts of the State will experience rain and thunderstorm activity till August 7, 2021. More
No religious congregation will be allowed even as the temples and places of worship will remain open for devotees, said Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani. More
All departments of the State government and sub-ordinate offices in the State shall function with full strength of employees with effect from August, 2, 2021 until further orders. More
An Army Jawan was found dead under suspicious circumstances at Rayadharapura-Bandhadiha road under Dharmasala block in Jajpur district on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as Jitendra Jenasamanta of Janaka village. He had come to his village three days earlier. However, he went missing on Monday evening and later his body was found today. His father has filed a complaint in the nearby police station alleging that his son has been murdered. Police have begun an investigation into the incident.
Based on the complaints received from the students, parents, general public and also through electronic print media, UGC has declared 24 self styled institutes as fake universities. More
Earlier, several persons including Gouatam Kundu and Sibamoy Dutta, the Chairman and Managing Directors, respectively of the Rose Valley Group of Companies were arrested in connection with the case. More
Two Vigilance officials visited Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) Office in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday to check various documents and collect information.
OSSC has come under the scanner of Vigilance following the arrest of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo, the Private Secretary to a Member of OSSC, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
The deceased, identified as Krushna Dash took the extreme step allegedly due to some family issues even as police launched an investigation to find out the exact reason More
DMET (Directorate of Medical Education and Training) director Dr CBK Mohanty today said that the third wave may not make any impact in Odisha due to mass vaccination More
Even though Trivandrum failed short of registering cent percent results, a whopping 99.99 percent students have cleared exams from this region More
The official was on his way to a flood-affected village in Bhograi block while the sand smugglers attacked him for raiding sand-laden truck More
Covid positive tally in Odisha also rose to 9,80,866 after as many as 1,129 people tested positive for the virus on Tuesday More
Puri district administration has started the survey process of the slums in the Piligrim City in a bid to make it slum-free More
After remaining out of bounds for over three months, temples and religious places in Puri and Sambapur districts reopened today for devotees amid strict adherence to Covid safety protocols More
The Orissa High Court on Monday began live streaming of its proceedings despite stiff opposition by bar association. More
108 ambulance service provider in Odisha Ziqitza Health Care Ltd has landed in a soup after RTI applications revealed murkier details More
Odisha government on Monday effected compulsory retirement of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo who has been arrested in connection with a vigilance case. More
The accessibility to mobiles/computers by school students in Odisha is much higher than in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand More
The authorities of the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar on Monday issued a set of guidelines to be religiously followed by the people while visiting the zoo which is set to reopen from tomorrow (August 3) after nearly 3 months of staying off the limits for public due to the second wave of Covid pandemic. More