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