News from Sundargarh

Sundargarh district occupies a prominent position in the mineral map of Odisha and is rich in iron ore, limestone, and manganese. True to its name, this beautiful District of Sundargarh with about 43 percent of its total area under forest cover and numerous colorful tribes dotting its landscape and with abundant mining potential is bounded by Ranchi District of Jharkhand on the North; Raigarh District of Chhatisgarh on the west .Sundargarh is recognized as an industrial district of Odisha. Steel Plant, Fertilizer Plant, Cement factory, Ferro Vanadium Plant, Machine building factory, Glass and china clay factory and Spinning mills are some of the major industries of this District. The Steel Plant of Rourkela in this District has the first government sector plant built with foreign collaboration and was the first in India to use LD oxygen technology.

Odisha Covid Update
Daily Covid-19 Cases Below 2k-Mark For Fifth Day In Odisha

A total of 2,82,93,841 samples, including 68,239 in the past 24 hours, have been tested in the State so far. The daily Test Positivity Rate (TPR) now stands at 2.30 per cent.

 Vigilance Scanner
DA Case: Sundargarh ADM Under Vigilance Scanner

Separate teams of Vigilance officials comprising of eight DSPs, two Inspectors, five ASIs, and other staff are conducting search operations at various places

Rourkela ADM’s Property Raided By Vigilance Over DA Case
Rourkela: Assistant Collector In ADM's Office Raided By Vigilance Over DA Case

Simultaneous raids were carried out at five places by four teams of the anti-corruption wing comprising officials from Rourkela, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Deogarh. 

COVID Testing
Odisha Corona Updates: Positives See Record Fall Below 1500 Mark For First Time In Over A Month

The active cases in the State stand at 21,525 as a total of 12,37,976 people have so far recovered from the disease, including 3,624 on Sunday, said I&PR Department data.

Coronavirus Odisha
Odisha Reports 3629 New COVID-19 Cases In Last 24 Hrs

With this, the cumulative Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 12,59,405 while a total of 12,15,380 people have recovered from the infection so far.

Odisha Covid Cases
Covid-19: Daily Infection Continues To Dip In Odisha With 5,901 Cases, 8 Deaths Today

n terms of fatalities, three deaths were reported from Sundargarh district while one each from Balasore, Khordha (Bhubaneswar), Keonjhar, Koraput and Rayagada districts, informed the Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department.

Odisha Sees Further Dip In Daily Covid Tally, 7291 New Cases, 5 Deaths 
Odisha Sees Further Dip In Daily Covid Tally, 7291 New Cases, 5 Deaths 

This is the fourth consecutive day that the State recorded a dip in positive cases from the highs of over 11K plus cases in the ongoing third wave of the pandemic. 

Odisha Reports 8845 New Covid-19 Cases In Past 24 Hours
Odisha Logs 8845 New Covid-19 Cases, 7 More Deaths

The I &PR department on Saturday informed that out of the 8845 new Covid-19 cases, 972 were from the 0-18 years age group

Odisha's Daily Covid Cases Drop Below 10K Mark, 6 More Deaths Reported 
Odisha's Daily Covid Cases Drop Below 10K Mark, 6 More Deaths Reported 

The last time the State recorded below 10,000 cases was on January 12 when 8778 people had tested positive for the virus.

Illegal Sand Mining
NGT Takes Suo Motu Note Of Illegal Sand Mining In Sundargarh, Sets Up Probe Panel

In a bid to investigate the matter, the apex environmental watchdog has set up a committee comprising officials of Central Pollution Control Board, Odisha State Pollution Control Board, State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and the Collector of Sundargarh

Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha’s Deogarh, 5 Held
Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha’s Deogarh, 5 Held

The police said all the arrested wildlife criminals are residents of Sundargarh district.

Odisha Covid Cases
Odisha Reports 10,273 New Covid-19 Cases, 4 Deaths; Active Cases Over 50K

Odisha so far has tested 26,479,398 samples, including 75,731 in the last 24 hours, for Covid-19 while the test positivity rate stood 13.5 per cent in the State.

Odisha COVID-19 Cases
Big Surge! Daily Covid-19 Cases In Odisha Breach 10,000 Mark; Khordha Reports Maximum 3,188 Cases

Odisha so far has tested 2,64,03,667 samples, including 81,065 in the last 24 hours, for Covid-19 while the test positivity rate stood 8.05 per cent.

Under-Construction Bridge Collapses
Portion Of Under-Construction Bridge Collapses In Odisha’s Kendrapara

The incident took place when a slab of the bridge over Ashrukhala canal was laid over the steel span. The span suddenly gave way causing the steel frame and span come down crashing

Odisha Covid Update
Odisha's Daily Covid-19 Cases Breach 8000-Mark After Over 7 Months, Active Cases Surge To 35,242

With this, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 10,91,547 while a total of 10,47,783 people have recovered from the virus infection. The active cases have gone up to 35,242.

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