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Tag: Asit Tripathy

Asit Tripathy
Asit Tripathy Elected President Of Bhubaneswar Club, Sanjukta Mohapatra New President Of Cuttack Club 

Both the Bhubaneswar Club and the Cuttack Club have got new presidents with the declaration of results of elections to the clubs on Monday.

Election For Bhubaneswar Club Top Chair
Two Former Odisha Chief Secys In Race For Prestigious Bhubaneswar Club Top Chair

The prestigious Bhubaneswar Club is all set to get its new president and the contenders for the position are two former Chief Secretary's of Odisha, Bijay Patnaik and Asit Tripathy

WODC Chairman: Appointment of IAS Asit Tripathy A Game-changer Or High Optics?

Bhubaneswar: Is the appointment of the senior IAS officer and outgoing Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy, who in bureaucratic circles is known as the beater of the clock with a penchant for wrapping up any assignment on or before time, to the post of Chairman in the western Odisha’s top planning and development body – the […]

Odisha Govt Clears Investment Projects Worth Rs 6443.32 Crore
Suresh Mahapatra Odisha’s New Chief Secretary: A Coy But Marathoner Bureaucrat

Bhubaneswar: The elevation of senior IAS officer Suresh Chandra Mahapatra to the hot seat of Chief Secretary (CS) of Odisha has no such drama unlike last year (August 2019), when State government appointed Asit Tripathy as the new CS bypassing the then senior most IAS officer Gagan Dhal, whose retirement was due on January 2020. […]

Senior IAS Officer Suresh Mohapatra Appointed Odisha's New Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar: Two days after a major reshuffle in IPS cadres in Odisha, senior IAS officer Suresh Mohapatra was appointed as the new Chief Secretary and Chief Development Commissioner of the State on Friday. He is the second senior-most IAS officer of Odisha cadre after Upendra Prasad Singh, sources said. As per reports, Mohapatra will replace […]

Odisha Govt To Promote Homestay Facilities At Eco-Tourism Spots
Odisha Govt To Promote Homestay Facilities At Eco-Tourism Spots

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to promote homestay facilities at nature trails and eco-tourism spots in the state to attract tourists. During a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Monday, it was decided that homestay facilities would be implemented by the Odisha government from the financial year 2021-22 for a period of […]

Odisha Government To Set Up Bulk Drug Park At Gopalpur
Odisha Government To Set Up Bulk Drug Park At Gopalpur

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has initiated steps for setting up a Bulk Drug Park at Gopalpur in the state, said an official on Friday. The proposal for setting up the park in the Tata Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Gopalpur received in-principle approval in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy […]

Speed Up River Cruise Project: Odisha Chief Secretary Directs Tourism Department
Speed Up River Cruise Project: Odisha Chief Secretary Directs Tourism Department

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is working on an extensive plan to infuse life into the tourism sector which has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Thursday directed Tourism Department to start river cruising in the State. At a high-level meeting with experts and stakeholders held on digital […]

No Interview For Group C Posts As Odisha Govt Revises Recruitment Criteria

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has come up with some changes in the Group C recruitment procedure amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press briefing, Odisha chief secretary Asit Tripathy today said that no more personal interview will be conducted for the recruitment of Group C posts in the State. “Only written tests and skill tests will […]

Over Rs 1900 Cr Spent On COVID Management, To Borrow More Within FRBM Limits: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has so far spent around Rs 1912 crore on COVID management and due to revenue contraction amid declining economic activity on account of the pandemic, the State will have to depend on borrowings to meet this extraordinary stress on the budget, informed chief secretary Asit Tripathy here on Wednesday. Presenting details of […]

Odisha Unlock 2.0: Schools & Colleges To Remain Shut Till August 31, Night Curfew From 9 PM To 5 AM

Bhubaneswar: Following Centre’s announcement of new guidelines for Unlock 2.0, Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Tuesday said that schools, colleges, other educational institutions and coaching centres will remain closed for teaching purpose till August 31. In a press briefing, Tripathy said cinema halls, theaters, gyms, swimming pools, entertainment parks, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and […]

All through June On Weekends
COVID-19: Odisha Announces Complete Shutdown On Saturdays, Sundays In 11 Districts

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Monday announced complete shutdown on all Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of June in 11 districts in view of rising COVID19 cases. In view of the heavy caseload in the districts of Ganjam, Puri, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore and Bolangir, the State government […]

Odisha Cabinet Approves 22 Proposals: Focus On Livelihood Of Migrants & Farmers

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha continues to tackle COVID-19 crisis, the State cabinet on Friday approved as many as 22 major proposals for the larger benefit of women, migrants and farmers of the State. In a press briefing today, Chief Secretary, Asit Tripathy said, Rs 17000 crore will be spent between June 2020 and March 2021 for […]

Amphan Cyclone Affected Nearly 45 Lakh People In Odisha: State Govt

Bhubaneswar: A total of 1500 villages habitated by around 45 lakh people under 89 blocks of the State were affected by the fury of the cyclone Amphan, informed Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy. Tripathy on Thursday spoke with Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba through video conferencing to brief him about damages to lives and property […]

US companies express interest for investment in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several US companies have expressed their interest for investment in Odisha, said an official on Wednesday. The perspective investors interacted with chief secretary Asit Tripathy and other senior officers of the state under the leadership of Dr Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). Tripathy chaired the interactive session through […]

Odisha Tourism
Post-lockdown plan: Odisha govt to focus on domestic tourism

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to bring domestic tourism to core focus in the post-lockdown phase for the revival of the economy. It has decided to rejuvenate the tourism sector for upscaling economic activities both in rural and urban areas. Reviewing the present scenario, chief secretary Asit Tripathy directed to bring domestic tourism to […]

Coronavirus Update: quarantine centres in Odisha
Odisha allows home quarantine for urban returnees

Bhubaneswar: As a large number of stranded people are set to return to Odisha following the Centre facilitating their movement by trains and buses, the state government on Friday decided to allow home quarantine for returnees who live in urban pockets and, in specific cases, in rural areas after stamping on their hands. Chief Secretary […]

Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: FAQs Answered Here
Bhubaneswar and Cuttack continue to be under lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Sunday said lockdown restrictions will continue in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to contain the spread of COVID-19. Chief secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the twin cities continue to be under lockdown restrictions. Also Read: COVID-19 Lockdown Blow: Unemployment Rate In Odisha Zooms To 4-Yr High In March! […]

Odisha Govt Issues SOPs For COVID-19 Containment Zones

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the interest of public health and to break the chain of COVID-19, the Odisha government has issued a set of instructions to be scrupulously adhered in matters related to areas declared as containment zones across the State. Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathy in a letter to the DGP and all […]

Odisha Fights Coronavirus: Not Wearing Mask In Public To Attract Penalty

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is taking some strong steps to stem the spread of the Coronavirus. After extending the lockdown till April 30, Odisha government has taken a decision to penalise people not wearing masks in public places. Exercising the powers of Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 (3 of 1897), Odisha Government made some regulations and amended the […]

Asit Tripathy
Covid-19 Fightback: No evidence Of Community Transmission In Bhubaneswar, Says Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathy today thanked all the city dwellers of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak for making the 48-hour shut down which started at 8 pm on April 3, a success. He also thanked all the personnel of law enforcement, district administration and health care workers for dealing with the enforcement in […]

COVID-19 Breaking: 2 more test positive in Bhubaneswar, Odisha's tally stands at 23

Bhubaneswar: Moments after Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy announced about the lifting of shutdown tonight, two more COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Bhubaneswar. The detection of two fresh cases means that the total number of COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 23 in Odisha. As per the State Health & Family Welfare Department, the latest […]

Covid-19 Outbreak: Odisha Imposes Complete Shutdown In 3 Cities To Check Community Transmission

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Friday announced that a complete shutdown will be imposed in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak town for 48 hours from 8 PM today till 8 PM on Sunday as a precautionary measure to prevent any community transmission of COVID-19. The Chief Secretary has warned that strict action will be […]

Odisha Govt Committed To Complete Mining Auctions On Time

Bhubaneswar: As the mineral industry is concerned about the lapse of many mining leases on March 31, 2020, Odisha Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick on Wednesday said that the state government is committed to complete mining auctions on time. Over 300 non-captive mining leases across the country are lapsing on March 31, 2020. In […]

Odisha to replicate Swabhiman model in southern districts to counter Maoists

Bhubaneswar:  Development will now be a weapon to tackle the Maoists and the State government is keen to replicate the ‘Swabhiman region’ development model in southern Odisha to tackle Naxalites. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy, while reviewing preparations for a meeting on anti-naxal operations called by the central government, informed today that Maoist activity in number […]