Tag: District Collector

Odisha Farmers Release Bulls Into Block Office As Mark Of Protest

Kendrapara: It was nothing less than a shock for the district collector and other government officials at Rajnagar Block office when more than hundred bulls entered the premises during a public hearing today. Later, it was revealed that some farmers released the bovines after their repeated complaints of damages caused by the bulls in the […]

Newborn’s Death Outside Hospital: All Staff To Be Replaced For Negligence

Cuttack: A day after a newborn died during delivery outside a primary health centre in Athagarh block of Cuttack as it was closed; the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) today recommended the district collector to replace all the existing staff of the concerned hospital. As per reports, a four-member team led by Cuttack CDMO visited […]

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Jay Panda seeks repatriation of 17 Odisha youths stranded in Dubai

Bhubaneswar: After successfully ensuring repatriation of Odisha youths stranded outside India on multiple occasions, BJP’s national vice-president Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda has once again written to the Indian Consul General in Dubai requesting repatriation of 17 labourers from the State. As per reports, all the labourers had departed for Dubai on November 4 last year through […]

OTV Impact: Formalities begin for return of Odisha labourers stranded in Dubai

Bhubaneswar: The stranded Odia labourers in Dubai will finally return home after the intervention of the Indian government. On May 30, the matter was first brought to light by OTV, which reported that 10 labourers from Odisha are stranded in Dubai. When the matter was flagged on Twitter, External Affairs minister S.Jaishankar had intervened and […]

Cuttack district admin braces up to deal with waterlogging issue

Cuttack: In a bid to resolve the waterlogging issue in Cuttack, officials of the district administration on Sunday decided to revive the Taladanda canal. District Collector Arvind Agarwal along with officials of different departments today took stock of the situation at Taladanda canal and other important drains in the city and informed that a masterplan […]

Cancer-Stricken Man Seeks Nod For 'Mercy Killing'

Sambalpur: A rickshaw puller from Sambalpur town, suffering from brain cancer for the last eight months, has sought the District Collector’s permission for euthanasia. Tired of the unbearable pain and his inability to bear the expensive treatment, the patient’s wife, on Tuesday met the District Collector Samarth Verma and submitted a hand written petition requesting […]

Collectors asked to submit crop damage report by Dec 18

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday sought reports from five districts on crop damage due to unseasonal rain in the last two days. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) BP Sethi, in a letter to the collectors of Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack and Jajpur districts, said the report should be submitted to him by December 18.The letter […]

Odisha Govt seeks crop damage report within 7 days

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday asked all the district collectors to submit a report on crop loss due to untimely rain within a period of seven days. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi has written a letter to all district collectors to send report of crop loss due to the unseasonal rain to the […]

Tit for Tat! Women sell liquor outside Collector's office

Bhadrak: A group of women on Monday came up with a novel way of staging a demonstration when they opened a liquor counter outside the District Collector’s office protesting a newly-opened liquor shop in Mathasahi village here in the district. Involved in a campaign against illegal liquor trade, the women had been protesting and demanding […]

Probe begins into Sambalpur fire tragedy

Sambalpur: As per the direction of the Sambalpur district Collector, a special team has started an investigation into the cause of the major fire mishap that broke out in the main market ‘Gol bazar’ here destroying properties worth lakhs of rupees. The investigation team would enquire on whether the fire mishap occured due to short […]

Odisha gears up to provide banking service in unbanked GPs

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the insurmountable difficulties faced by the people, especially in the rural areas, due to the effect of demonetisation, the Odisha government has decided to expedite the process to provide banking service in the unbanked rural areas. A decision to this effect was taken at a high level meeting presided over by […]