Tag: Berhampur Municipal Corporation

Odisha Civic Body Helps 7 Women Sanitation Workers In Ganjam Become Entrepreneurs
Odisha Civic Body Helps 7 Women Sanitation Workers In Ganjam Become Entrepreneurs

The Ministry of Housing Affairs said Berhampur became the first urban local body in the country to give loan benefits to women under the Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers Scheme, which provides financial benefits to sanitation workers for their rehabilitation in alternative occupations.

Berhampur Municipal Corporation
Uncertainty Cleared Over Budhi Thakurani Yatra, Biennial Fest To Be Held With Covid Restrictions

Berhampur: The famous biennial Budhi Thakurani Yatra in Berhampur was cleared for observance this year by the Ganjam district administration on Sunday. Sources said, the festival was finally given a go ahead after a meeting in this connection was held at the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) with the stakeholders including the Chief Manager of Maa […]

BeMC Felicitated At ISC-FICCI Sanitation Awards 2020
Berhampur Municipal Corporation Honoured At ISC-FICCI Sanitation Awards 2020

Berhampur: Recognizing the efforts of Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) for the cleanliness drive in the city through innovations, community-driven and sustainable Faecal Sludge and Septage Management system, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has honoured the BeMC with two national awards at the ISC-FICCI Sanitation Awards 2020 held on Thursday. BeMC bagged the Best Faecal […]

Sacked Aahar Centre Workers In Ganjam District Demand Re-Engagement

Berhampur: The workers of Aahar centres in Ganjam district disengaged from their services have staged a sit-in at the office of the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) protesting the alleged autocratic decision of the government in times of a pandemic. Braving the cold weather conditions, several men and women workers who were sacked from their jobs […]

Odisha: Temples Sealed For Flouting Covid Protocols During Navratri
Odisha: Temples Sealed For Flouting Covid Protocols During Navratri

Berhampur: As many as three temples in Berhampur were sealed on Saturday on charges of flouting Covid-19 protocols on the first day of Navratri puja. As per reports, a joint team of Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) and Ganjam district administration conducted surprised visits at several temples in Berhampur city yesterday. The officials sealed Maa Kali […]

Berhampur Traders Up In Arms Against BeMC Over 'Covid Violation Penalty'

Berhampur: The traders’ union in the silk city today gheraoed the officials of the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) for allegedly imposing hefty penalty citing violation of social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines. Hundreds of traders led by Union president Subhasini Pattnaik staged an agitation at the premises of the BeMC office this morning protesting the enforcement […]

Covid-19 guidelines violated in Berhampur
Berhampur: Shops Fined, Closed For Violating COVID ‘Panchasutra’ Norms

Berhampur: From rapid testing to extensive contact tracing, door-to-door screening and 24X7 patrolling to ensure people abide by the Covid-19 guidelines, the Ganjam district administration took several measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus. And now, the district which once regarded as the Covid hostpot region has largely succeeded in bringing the virus under control. […]

Swachh Survekshan 2020
Swachh Survekshan 2020: Odisha Bags Two Awards

Bhubaneswar: Odisha bagged two awards in the world’s largest urban sanitation survey-Swachh Survekshan 2020 announced by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Thursday. Odisha won the ‘Fastest Moving’ State award while Berhampur Municipal Corporation of the State received ‘Best Medium City’ in Innovation and Best Practices (3-10 Lakh Population). Odisha’s 6 cities-Paradip, Barbil, […]

Berhampur Circle Jail
Covid19 Hits Berhampur Circle Jail, Over 40 Infected

Berhampur: Despite all attempts to rein in, Covid crisis seems to getting out of control in Ganjam district. In a shocking development, more than 40 people including some staff of Berhampur Circle jail have tested positive for the virus. Berhampur Municipal Corporation took to social media to share the news in its twitter handle. As […]

COVID-19 Situation ‘Alarming’ In Ganjam

Berhampur: The COVID-19 situation in Ganjam district seems to be steadily deteriorating as the number of local contact cases continue to rise despite restrictions. As many as 1271 COVID-19 cases have been reported from the district so far with 10 deaths. The district tops among Odisha districts in terms of both positives and death toll. […]