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Covid Package For Mission Shakti In Odisha
Odisha Govt Announces Rs 453.50 Cr Covid Package For Mission Shakti

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a financial assistance package of Rs 453.50 crore for the welfare of women under the State Mission Shakti programme.

Covid Management Funding Modalities In Odisha
Covid Management: Odisha Govt Issues Modalities For Requisition Of Funds By Subordinate Offices

The Odisha government on Friday highlighted the funding pattern for management of Covid pandemic in the State and issued crucial instructions to the authorities at various levels for requisition of funds.

All govt offices resume full operation
All Govt Offices In Odisha Resume Full Functioning From July 16

All departments of the Government of Odisha and other Sub-ordinate Offices in the State have been asked to function with full strength of employees with effect from 16th July, 2021 until further orders, a notification issued by the GA department said.

Ratha Yatra
Puri Town To Turn Into Virtual Fortress For Ratha Yatra

Puri town will divided into 12 zones with deployment of special security personnel on the roof top of buildings at all entry points and along side of the Bada Danda.

States To Borrow Close To Rs 2 Lakh Cr To Mobilise Funds For Covid Relief

The actual amount of borrowings and the details of the States/UTs participating would be intimated by way of press releases two/three days prior to the actual auction day and would depend on the requirement of the State Governments/UTs, approval from the Government of India under Article 293(3) of the Constitution of India and the market conditions.

Orissa HC Appoints Retd District Justice To Probe Treatment Negligence Of Covid Patients At VIMSAR
Orissa HC Appoints Retd District Justice To Probe Treatment Negligence Of Covid Patients At VIMSAR

Former district judge A.B.S. Naidu will examine the allegations of lack of proper or timely treatment at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research during Covid-19 pandemic.

Orissa High Court
Orissa HC Modifies Function Timings Of Lower Courts

The Orissa High Court on Friday launched a new time schedule specifying the working duration of subordinate courts under different zones.

Covishield Vaccines Reach Odisha
Covid Fightback: Odisha Gets Over 9 Lakh Covishield Doses

A day after Odisha government curtailed the mass vaccination programme in the State in the wake of acute shortage of doses, around 9.43 lakh jabs of Covishield vaccines manufactured by the Serum Institute of India reached the State on Friday.

Covid Unlock In Odisha: What May Open, What Not?
Covid Unlock In Odisha: What May Open, What Not After July 1st?

With just two days before the expiry of the partial lockdown, the third phase of the pandemic curbs in Odisha this year, all eyes are now on the next move of the State government.

Work From Home Culture Turning Out To Be A Damp Squib For Medium Corporates
Work From Home Culture Turning Out To Be A Damp Squib For Medium Corporates

The ‘Work From Home’ policy that has been adopted by the corporate world ever since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic has now turned out to be a situation much less impressive and productive than expected now even though it promised to be a win-win state of affairs during the first wave of the virus surge.

Odisha Govt Urged To Reopen Gyms In State
Odisha Govt Urged To Allow Opening Of Gyms By Issuing SOP

The All Odisha Gym Owner's Association has urged the State government to allow opening of gyms in the State by issuing a proper Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) as the fitness industry has been suffering from severe financial crisis.

COVID-19 Vaccine
Odisha Govt Cancels Global e-Tender For Covid Vaccines

The State government of Odisha on Wednesday announced cancelling the global e-tender floated for procuring Covid-19 vaccines from manufacturers across the world. The Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd has issued a notification regarding this announcement.

Youtube classes
Live YouTube Classes For Odisha School Students Kicks Off From Today

With no immediate possibility of reopening of schools for class room teaching in sight, the Odisha government kicked off live streaming of classes on YouTube platform for Class I to Class X students from today.

Remigration From Odisha Amid Pandemic
Hunger Over Health: Joblessness Triggers Remigration From Odisha Amidst Pandemic

A crisis like never before, this pandemic has struck dread in the minds of Dhanu Pradhan and millions of other labourers who migrate to Surat, Mumbai, Chennai and many other distant trade and commercial hubs beyond the boundaries of state to earn a livelihood.

Cuttack ITI Students Develop Delta 400 Drones To Fight Covid
Cuttack ITI Students Develop Delta-400 Drones To Battle Covid

As a big morale booster in the fight against the Covid pandemic, students of the Government ITI in Cuttack have developed a drone series named Delta-400 which they claim can go a long way in effortlessly executing a number of operations but most notably delivering vaccines in far-off inaccessible regions.

Bhubaneswar Markets Shut Over Covid Violations
Bhubaneswar: Two Markets Closed Over Covid Norms Violations

Two main markets in the State Capital city of Odisha were on Friday shut down by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation authorities on charges of violation of Covid-19 protocols. 

Covid pandemic in Odisha
Covid Pandemic: Odisha Sees Marginal Rise In Daily Infections, Dip In Fatalities

Odisha has seen a marginal rise in the daily cases of Covid-19 in the last two days. The State has reported a total of 3631 new infections in the last 24 hours with 2069 cases out of them detected from quarantines. Similarly, 1562 new cases have been reported as local contact infections.

Odisha Govt To Invest Rs 8500 On Health Infra
Odisha Govt To Invest Over Rs 8500 Cr on Health Infra: CM Naveen

The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that the State government will invest more than Rs 8500 crores on health infrastructure. Patnaik said this today while interacting with 786 newly appointed doctors who were recently selected through OPSC.

Concession To Bus Operators During Covid
Odisha Urges Centre For Loan Concession, Extension Of Insurance Cover To Bus Operators

The Odisha government on Wednesday requested the Union Finance Minister and the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA) to provide concession to bus operators hit by the second wave of Covid pandemic in the form of waiver of Interest on bank loans, shifting of payment of instalments of such loans and extended insurance coverage.

No Vaccination, No Business: Sundargarh Civic Body To Shopkeepers
No Vaccination, No Business: Sundargarh Civic Body To Shopkeepers

With Odisha government announcing partial relaxations to businesses to resume operations from 6 am to 5 pm daily except the weekends in as many as 17 districts, the Sundargarh Municipality authorities on Wednesday made a major declaration to motivate more and more people to take part in the vaccination drive to defeat Covid.

Fake Anti Covid Drugs - Odisha Govt Constitutes Task Force
Fake Anti-Covid Drugs: Odisha Govt Constitutes Task Force To Probe

The Odisha government has set up a special task force under the Crime Branch of the State Police to conduct the probe into the illegal trade of counterfeit anti-Covid drugs Favipiravir in Cuttack.

Raja Festival
Raja Parba Begins On Low-Key Note Amid Covid Pandemic

Raja Parba- one of the auspicious occasions marking womanhood is celebrated across the State with much pomp and gaiety every year. But this year, the celebration has become a quiet affair sans congregation of unmarried girls at swings amid coronavirus pandemic.

Covid Recoveries In Odisha
Covid Pandemic In Odisha: Recoveries Near 8 Lakh After Over 7K Recuperate In A Day

Covid recovery cases inched towards 8 lakh mark in Odisha after the State reported over 7 thousand single-day recoveries today.

Fake Medicines Seized In Odisha
Spurious Drugs Scare: Authorities Raid Pharmaceuticals In Bolangir 

With vulnerability of people at an all time high amid the second wave of the Covid pandemic crisis, the wrong doers have found perfect opportunities to make profits especially in health sector which is evident from the back to back incidents of seizure of spurious pharma drugs from several parts of the State. 

Covid Lockdown & Agriculture
Covid-19 Lockdown: No Restrictions On Any Agricultural Activities In Odisha

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha government has clarified that all agriculture, horticulture and allied activities will remain fully functional without any restricted time limit as has been allowed for essential activities in all the districts of the State during the lockdown imposed in wake of the second wave of Covid-19.