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News from Rourkela

Known as the Industrial Capital of Odisha, It is the third-largest Urban Agglomeration in the State. The city is also popularly known as Ispat Nagar and Steel City. Rourkela Steel Plant which was set up with German collaboration is located in the city.

One Of World's Heaviest Coins Is Made Of 1 Kg Silver: Odisha Collector Shares Detail
One Of World's Heaviest Coins Is Made Of 1 Kg Silver: Odisha Collector Shares Detail

The coin collector has a rare Uma Rupia note (Portuguese circulated) of 1924.

sail jobs 2019
SAIL Recruitment 2021: Rourkela Steel Plant Announces Fresh Vacancies, Salary Upto Rs 1.2 Lakh

Interested and eligible candidates are requested to apply for the vacancy through the official website of SAIL- sailcareers.com on or before July 12, 2021.

RSP Strike
Labour Unions Shut Down Rourkela Steel Plant Over Wage Revision

Members of several labour unions today began a 24-hour demonstration in front of the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) seeking fulfilment of an eight-point charter of demands including wage revision. Thousands of labourers and employees have launched a protest since 5 am in front of different gates of the plant.

'Corruption' In Rourkela Central Park Construction
Rourkela Central Park ‘Corruption’: BJD MLA Sarada Nayak Ringleader, Says Opposition

The Opposition political parties in Rourkela have levelled allegations of a massive corruption to the tune of over a crore of rupees in the construction of the central park in Chhend area of the Steel City.

GST Fraud
Bhubaneswar Scrap Dealer Arrested For Rs 10 Cr GST Fraud

A joint team of police and GST officials on Monday arrested a man for allegedly creating fictitious firms and committing Input Tax Credit (ITC) fraud to the tune of Rs 10 crore in the capital city.

Cash Loading Firm Employee Held For Stealing Rs 34 Lakh From ATMs
Cash Loading Firm Employee Held For Stealing Rs 34 Lakh From ATMs

A B.Tech graduate employed with a private company that provides cash loading services to banks was arrested on Saturday for allegedly stealing cash to the tune of Rs 34 lakh from ATMs.

COVID-19 Vaccine
Woman Dies In Odisha's Rourkela, Family Alleges Vaccine Side-Effects

A 32-year-old woman allegedly died after she was administered Covid-19 jab in Odisha.

Huge Haul Of Non-Duty Paid Liquor Worth Over Rs 20 lakh Seized In Rourkela
Huge Haul Of Non-Duty Paid Liquor Worth Over Rs 20 lakh Seized In Rourkela

The accused were illegally procuring such non-duty paid liquor from various sources via Bokaro and Ranchi. The consignment was being smuggled in a various fruit or grocery laden vehicles in a clandestine manner.

Rourkela Waterlogging
Rourkela Stares At Severe Waterlogging Woes Due To Drainage Issues

Smart City Rourkela is likely to witness massive waterlogging problems during monsoon due to the unresolved drainage issues in the region.

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

Covid Vaccination In Urban Centres Of Odisha
Vaccination For Above 18 Years Begins In Major Urban Centres In Odisha

The vaccination drive for people between 18 and 44 years has begun at other major urban centres in Odisha from today. Even though the vaccination for above 18 years had begun from May 1, people in this category were vaccinated with Covaxin shots only in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation area so far.

Rourkela
Rourkela Steel Plant Supplying Oxygen For Treatment Of COVID-19

Rourkela: Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) is supplying liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to different hospitals of Odisha and other states for treatment of COVID-19 which has seen a sudden spurt in…

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