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.
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.
However, the postmaster has a different story to narrate. As per the postmaster, Mallick didn't provide the required documents which were necessary for approval of the monthly charges.
Basic amenities elude people at Guriguda village under Antaraba Gram Panchayat at Mohana block in Gajapati district
Heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in some places in southern and coastal belt of the State in the next 24 hours.
Enticed by the scheme, the gullible victims even went on to invest bigger amounts ranging up to Rs 18 lakh.
Gajapati police seized a huge haul of around 21 quintal of ganja worth over Rs 1.5 crore in R Udayagiri and arrested as many as 26 persons including seven women in this connection
A four-member team of the Crime Branch led by DSP, Gyanaranjan Mishra today recorded the statement of DFO Sangram Keshari Behera after subjecting him to questioning for over three hours.
Mamata Panda, OIC of Gurandi police station was questioned by the Crime Branch team for three hours in connection with the death of Paralakhemundi assistant conservator of forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra.
A watchman made a startling revelation that District Collector of Gajapati was present at Divisional Forest Officer (DFO)'s quarters when the fire mishap occurred that led to death of assistant conservator of forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra.
Two colleagues of deceased Paralakhemundi assistant conservator of forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra were questioned by a team of Odisha Crime Branch on Monday.
Basic amenities in remote areas of Gajapati and Jajpur districts are still a distant dream even as the government has implemented host of welfare schemes for the development of rural Odisha
In a major development in the mysterious death case of Paralakhemundi Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, the Gajapati Superintendent of Police on Friday gave clean chit DFO Sangram Keshari Behera.