News from Rourkela

Rourkela Selected In 2021 Bloomberg Global Mayors Challenge
Rourkela Among Two Indian Cities To Make It To 50 Finalists In Bloomberg Global Mayors Challenge

The Steel City of Rourkela has been selected as only one of the two towns in India to make it to the list of 50 Champion Cities in the 2021 Bloomberg Global Mayors Challenge, a worldwide competition that encourages and spreads cities’ most promising ideas. The Rourkela Municipal Corporation took to Twitter to make the announcement. 

Rourkela Organises Special Covid Vaccination Drive For Foreign-Bound Beneficiaries
Rourkela Organises Special Covid Vaccination Drive For Foreign-Bound Beneficiaries

The civic body made special arrangements to inoculate the beneficiaries including students who will be traveling to foreign countries to study, work and participate in sports events.

Spurious Drugs Seized In Rourkela
After Cuttack, Spurious Drugs Seized In Rourkela

As many as 300 strips of medicines unsuitable for human use and manufactured by a dubious firm were seized from two stores in the Steel City of Rourkela on Saturday.

Sabitri Festival
Shoppers In Odisha Throw Covid Norms To Wind On 'Sabitri' Eve

A day before the ‘Sabitri Brata’-an auspicious occasion for married women in Odisha- market places having fruits, saree and cosmetic shops across the State witnessed heavy rush on Wednesday despite the lockdown restrictions.

Melody troupe
Lockdown Robs Life, Livelihood Of Melody Artistes In Odisha

Their professional commitment and artistic skill entertained many and added colour to festive events and special occasions.

Covid Second Wave: Lockdown 3.0 Begins In Odisha
Covid Second Wave: Lockdown 3.0 Begins In Odisha (In Pictures)

The weekend shutdowns will continue as usual starting 6 pm of Fridays till 5 am of Mondays. However, vaccination and testing for Covid-19 will continue as per the protocols laid out by the State Health Department at designated centres.

Vaccination Camps
Special Covid-19 Vaccination Camps Set Up In Rourkela For Differently-Abled

The State Health Department and Sundargarh district administration have jointly set up special camps in the city to ensure that the differently-abled get vaccinated for Covid-19 in a seamless way

Vaccination At Doorstep For  Senior Citizens, Bed-Ridden And Differently-Abled Persons In Rourkela
Vaccination At Doorstep For Senior Citizens, Bed-Ridden And Differently-Abled Persons In Rourkela

The vaccination van was flagged off by the Rourkela MLA Sarada Prasad Nayak today. As many as 10 persons whose names have already been registered will be inoculated on the first day of the campaign.

Covishield
Gap Between Two Dosage Of Covishield: Odisha Issues Guidelines

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had on Thursday widened the gap between two doses of Serum Institute of India’s Covidshield vaccine from 42 days (6 weeks) to 84 days (12weeks).

Pratap Sarangi, Jual Oram Bat For Covid Hospitals In Balasore, Sundergarh
Pratap Sarangi, Jual Oram Bat For Covid Hospitals In Balasore, Sundergarh

DRDO will be setting up 500 Medical Oxygen Plants (MOPs) across the country within three months under the PM CARES ,PrIme Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund