Gajapati District has been named after Maharaja Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapati Narayan Deo, the Ex–Raja Sahib of Paralakhemundi estate (the 1st Prime Minister of Odisha State), who is remembered for his contribution in formation of a separate Odisha province and inclusion of Paralakhemundi estate in Odisha. This district has famous for the Buddhist temple, the highest in South Asia at Chandragiri. Tibetan refugees’ settlement at Chandragiri is another place for the tourist to visit.
As per sources, the second system may intensify into a depression triggering heavy rainfall. The enhanced rainfall activity may dampen the Independence Day celebrations in the State on August 15.
A low pressure system is likely form over Northwest & adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal around August 7, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
The alert has been issued for the districts of Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha (including Bhubaneswar city), Cuttack, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada and Kalahandi for the next three hours.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted heavy rainfall activities in several parts of the State till July 26, 2022.
Several houses have been damaged in a major landslide incident at Jangiditul village under Badakalakote panchayat of Gajapati district.
Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) had been roped in for construction of the hostel
While five houses were washed away completely due to landslide triggered by incessant rains, 10 other houses in the area got partly damaged.
The inmates of Balika Sishu Jatna Kendra had never ever thought of buying clothes in shopping malls until the Child Protection Unit of Gajapati district made their dream come true.
In the past 24 hours, light to moderate rain/thunderstorm has occurred at many places over the districts of coastal Odisha and at one or two places over the districts of interior Odisha with heavy rainfall at one or two places over the districts of Cuttack, Bhadrak and Deogarh.
As per IMD, the severe cyclonic storm is likely to move northwest wards till May 10 and reach northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coasts. It is likely to recurve and move towards northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast.
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena has assured that there will be no impact of Cyclone Asani in Odisha as it will move 100 km away off Puri coast.
The IMD has issued a ‘yellow warning’ for thunderstorm and lightning activities in seven districts of Koraput,Rayagada, Kandhamal, Gajapati, Ganjam, Nayagarh and Khordha in the next 24 hours.
Students belonging to a government High School at Mohana in Odisha’s Gajapati district were forced to wait on the school verandah on Monday after they found their school locked up with the doors and windows sealed even after the announcement of the Panchayat poll results a week ago.
As per allegations from local residents, several goats from Manikapatna village were found missing continuously for last few days.
The unusual incident was reported from Gangabada Panchayat in Rayagada Block of Gajapati district.
With anger in their belly, these voters have decided to stay off from the Panchayat elections.
Uday Narayan Dev was elected from Mohana Assembly Constituency in Gajapati district three consecutive times in 1974, 1977 and 1980.
After not receiving any satisfactory answers from the Election Officer, the villagers locked up him before staging a demonstration,
Jhunu Jani belonging to Jamdul village under R Udayagiri block in Gajapati district experienced labour pain in the morning. Immediately, her family members along with Asha Karmi Gayatri Jani dialled 108 for an ambulance service. But their efforts went in vain as due to poor mobile network, the calls failed
In the absence of a proper concrete bridge, the villagers are forced to risk their lives daily while crossing the Ghodahada river on the rickety bamboo structure.
It is expected that a large number of people working in Andhra Pradesh will return to Gajapati district this month due to the Omicron scare.
Red warning for heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls (more than 20 cm) has been issued for Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, and Jagatsinghpur on December 4.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that after the formation of a Depression, the system will intensify into a ‘Cyclonic Storm’ over Central Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours.
The low-pressure system formed over the Central Andaman Sea has been active and will intensify into Depression by tomorrow while moving in the West-Southwest direction, informed the Bhubaneswar Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
As per the IMD, a low pressure area lies over South Thailand and neighbourhood and it is likely to emerge into Andaman Sea in the next 12 hours.
As per reports, in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, tons of paddy were transported to Andhra Pradesh for sell while middlemen made hay.
With a low pressure brewing up in South Andaman Sea stroking fears of a cyclone for Odisha, the farmers of the State, particularly from the South and coastal belts are losing sleep for fear of suffering losses just before the harvesting period.
As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the system is likely to move west-north-westwards and concentrate into a Depression over Southeast and adjoining East-central Bay of Bengal during subsequent 48 hours.
The continuous surge in the fuel prices and level of pollution prompted Manas Ranjan Panigrahi to design a battery-powered low-cost bicycle
Similarly in Jharsuguda, business establishments, government and private offices, banks and educational institutions remained closed while vehicular movement came to a grinding halt as the saffron party observed 8-hour, from 6 am to 2 pm, bandh across the district.
The saffron party leader also urged the people of Gajapati to extend their wholehearted support to the bandh to make it successful across the district
During searches, they found around 100 teakwood logs in the van. With no documents to support the source or ownership of the wood, the accused were detained for questioning.
In her complaint, Anganwadi worker Kasturi Raita alleged that she was threatened by a Sarpanch of Budarsing Panchayat of Andhra Pradesh when she had gone to Gudikhudi village to distribute Chatua and other dry foods.
But the diversity of practices in these Peethas and the numerous facets of the divine feminine Goddess archetypes who preside the every nook and corner, from a nondescript village to metropolitan town in the State, is what make it a thing of beauty.
The CM also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 37 development projects which will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 819.61 Crore.
In another success for the Odisha Police, Adava Police on Sunday seized over 20 quintals of marijuana from a granite-laden truck near Mandrabaju village in R.Udaigiri area of Gajapati district and arrested two persons.
The programme focuses on six main themes-- health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion, skill development, and basic infrastructure-- which have direct bearing on the quality of life and economic productivity of the citizens.
On July 11, Soumya Ranjan was found with burn injuries at his quarters and rushed to a hospital. However, a day later, he succumbed while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Cuttack.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has termed the spread of the border skirmishes from 20 odd villages under Kotia Gram Panchayat to other border villages in Koraput and Gajapati districts as ‘unfortunate’ and ‘matter of serious concern’.
When the girl, sobbing, somehow managed to get home at around 6 pm, her family members asked her whereabouts. She then narrated her ordeal following which her parents informed the police.