With the Modi government giving an extra push to digital transactions post the demonetisation, the Naveen Patnaik government has made digital transactions its core policy. The BMC's cashless drive in vending zones is being seen as State's measure to push online transactions.
BMC on Wednesday declared a residential apartment, Rajendra Vihar Apartment, in the Forest Park area of the Capital city as ‘containment zone’ following the detection of several Covid-19 positive cases.
A ‘magnanimous’ state government has sought to silence the disquiet over the unfortunate death of Jyoti Prakash Behera, a Class X student who fell into an open drain and was swept away to death on Sunday, with a ‘generous’ ex-gratia of 4 lakh rupees.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday released the Covid-19 guidelines for Ganesh Puja celebrations this year.
Five nodal officers have been appointed in Bhubaneswar for the smooth conduct of Covid-19 Sero survey scheduled on August 31 and September 1.
A bakery located in Kharvela Nagar area of Bhubaneswar was raided on Tuesday for violating food safety norms. A team of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials led by an officer of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) conducted the raid.
Only fully vaccinated persons with double doses of Covid-19 vaccine will be allowed to enter to religious institutions in Bhubaneswar. In an order, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) informed the same on Tuesday.
For over two and half years, Municipal Bodies of Odisha are without elected representatives despite specific Constitutional mandate to hold Municipal Election before completion of the five year term of a Municipal Body.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) informed on Friday that at least 20,04,628 doses of COVID19 vaccine have been administered in the city by August 12th. Among these 8,84,946 people in various categories have been administered both doses, informed the BMC Commissioner.
Days after the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) claimed to have achieved 100 percent vaccination against Covid-19, the serpentine queues at vaccination centres in the Capital city has heated up political blame game.
The number of dengue cases continues to rise in Bhubaneswar with 50 new patients being detected in the last 24 hours.
Additional Commissioner, BMC, Laxmikant Sethy said that the civic body had covered a wide range of beneficiaries including those from rural areas on the outskirts of the town. Huge number of outsiders keeps commuting to the city regularly. “No one has been ignored,” he added.
People residing in these areas have been advised to stay indoors. Similarly, ban has been imposed on the entry of outsiders into the restricted zones
The ‘Mo Cycle’ scheme was launched in the smart city on November 26, 2018 during the Men’s Hockey World Cup to boost public transport.
After detection of fresh cases with the onset of monsoon, the civic authorities carried out a massive awareness programme in the city. Focussing on complete eradication of the disease, the BMC stressed on taking the awareness drive to every doorstep.
A shopping complex/shop business establishment whose area is less than 25000 Square feet will be allowed to open.
BMC will supply essentials and ensure medical requirements for the inhabitants in the containment zones.
With the onset of monsoon, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped up precautionary measures to manage the water-logging issues in vulnerable areas more effectively.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sanctioned another Rs 20 crore to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the smooth management of Covid-19 pandemic fighting measures.
In the first phase today, 500 staff of more than 30 hotels were reportedly given the COVID jab. A staff here doesn't need to book a slot to get the jab under this special drive of BMC
"The Odisha government has supplied 100 oxygen concentrators to the BMC. We have also developed an App for Covid-infected people who are under home treatment. They can book oxygen concentrators through the Application"
Admitting that the State Capital does not have enough doses of COVAXIN for the age group of 18-44, the Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Sanjay Singh on Thursday assured that it will be made available soon.
In a bid to facilitate COVID vaccination to the elderly and differently-abled persons, the Odisha government on Monday allowed the local administrations to plan Near To Home Covid Vaccination Centres (NHCVC) for the beneficiaries.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday launched doorstep Covid-19 vaccination drive under its jurisdiction to inoculate people above 45 years of age at their homes.
The active caseload in Bhubaneswar has now climbed up to 12,273. Out of the new cases, 184 persons are in quarantine while the rest 967 are local contact cases.