Tag: Ap Padhi

Odisha sets June'19 target to complete Gopalpur Port's first phase

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has set a target of completing the first phase of construction work for Gopalpur port by June 2019, an official release said. At a review meeting held recently, Chief Secretary AP Padhi reviewed the progress of port projects in the state with concerned officials and coastal district collectors. The project proponents […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Odisha plans 'water melas' in urban pockets

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Saturday decided to organise ‘water melas’ in all the urban local body (ULB) areas to spread awareness among the public on water purity. The government move has been prompted by reports of water-borne diseases like jaundice and diarrhoea coming in from different towns of the state. A direction for organising the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
crop-loss pest infestation and drought hit
Odisha seeks changes in NDRF, SDRF norms

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today urged the Centre to enhance the quantum of assistance being given to farmers since they have been affected by drought as well as pest attack during this year’s Kharif season. Some districts of Odisha are facing drought situation due to deficient and uneven rainfall during Kharif-2017 and pest attacks in […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Over 12L houses given to beneficiaries of schemes: Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday said it has so far provided 12.76 lakh houses to beneficiaries under different rural housing schemes since 2014-15. In the current financial year, the number of house constructions crossed 1.42 lakh, taking the total figure of completed houses to 12.76 lakh since 2014-15, a government official said. During a review […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
A P Padhi
Odisha set to take advantage from UDAN scheme

Bhubaneswar: In its bid to take advantage from the Ude Deshki Amm Nagarik (UDAN) scheme of the Centre, Odisha government today sought short term project report for operationalization of air ports at Utkela and Jeypore within May 31, 2017. The decision in this regard was taken at a review meeting of the State Level Monitoring […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Govt rechristens three major departments

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today decided to rename three major departments and merge certain wings with newly created administrative set-ups. The proposals in this regard was approved at a cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here. The Pancahyati Raj department would now be known as Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water department, while […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
fertilizer plant in Talcher
Odisha hopes Rs 8Kcr booster will revive Talcher Fert Plant

Bhubaneswar: Closed since 2002, the Odisha government is hopeful on the revival of the Talcher Fertiliser Plant of the Fertiliser Corporation of India by 2020, officials said. “The defunct unit will be revived at an investment of Rs 8,000 crore. Four companies will pump this amount,” Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi told reporters, after […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
209 black spots identified as measure to reduce accidents

Bhubaneswar: With identification of at least 209 black spots prone to road mishaps across the state, Odisha government has asked the engineers of National Highways and Works Department to ensure implementation of short-term measures for road safety by end of December. The direction in this regard was issued yesterday by chief secretary A P Padhi […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021