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Nandankanan
Nandankanan Transformation Master Plan: Odisha Govt Awaits Centre's Nod For 600 Cr Project

Bhubaneswar: Attending the 61st Foundation day of famous Nandankanan Zoological Park here on Tuesday, Odisha Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukha informed that a master plan to transform Nandankanan to a world class zoo in next 20 years at an approximate cost of Rs 600 Crore has already been submitted with the Central Zoo […]

Forest
Column: Restoring Odisha’s Lost Greenery

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha is among the top beneficiaries of Centre’s CAMPA fund meant for compensatory afforestation. It has received more than Rs.5000 crore on this account this year which is much more than the share of bigger states like Maharashtra and Rajasthan. The fund, as evident from its nomenclature, is aimed at restoring […]

air pollution sourced from cargo transportation in Paradip
‘Pollution Level Critical In Six Cities Of Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: The increase in pollution levels across Odisha was one of the key concerns raised during the 36th Foundation Day celebration of the Odisha Pollution Control Board today. During the event, it was learned that in cities like Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Balasore, Angul and Talcher there has been a significant rise in pollution levels. As […]

Chilika-
Odisha to give facelift to Chilika and Ansupa Lake

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government will spend Rs 158 crore for the overall development of Chilika lake in next five years. The development project which aims at conserving the bio-diversity and provide livelihood support to two lakh fishermen of 151 villages around the Chilika lake. A master plan in this regard was approved at a high-level meeting […]

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World Forest Day celebrated in Capital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Forest and Environment Department (OFD) celebrated the International day of Forests on Tuesday here at Jayadev Bhawan, with an objective to generate awareness among the people about the importance and significance of forests and plants and the scores of benefits which are gained from them. Inaugurating the state-level program, CM Naveen Patnaik said,” […]