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Tag: District Collectors

Odisha asks Collectors to focus on community surveillance

Bhubaneswar: Terming June as very crucial in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Odisha government, here on Wednesday, asked the District Collectors to focus on the community surveillance. “June is very crucial for all of us in this fight. Around 4.5 lakh people have returned to the state from different parts of the country. […]

Odisha govt officials asked to follow code of conduct during media interaction

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has instructed government officials to refrain from violating code of conduct during interaction with media, a letter regarding the same has been written by Principal Secretary to Government, Sanjeev Chopra, to the additional chief secretaries, principal secretaries, special secretaries, district collectors and other higher officials. Chopra has reiterated that Odisha Government […]

After Bihar, Odisha mulls stricter punishment for abandoning elderly parents

Bhubaneswar: Taking a cue from the Bihar government’s decision to punish wards for abandoning parents, Odisha government has directed all the district collectors for stricter enforcement of the existing rules for the safety and welfare of senior citizens. The State government has directed to ensure effective implementation of the provisions under The Maintenance and Welfare […]

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Cyclone Titli: Odisha Congress demands Rs 10 lakh each to family of deceased

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress on Tuesday demanded that the state government should pay Rs 10 lakh ex gratia to the family members of each deceased in the cyclone and subsequent floods. Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik, who visited several affected areas, said the state government has completely failed to tackle the twin calamities. […]

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Cyclone Titli deaths: District collectors directed to provide ex-gratia within 3 days

Bhubaneswar: The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed all the district collectors to provide ex-gratia to the families of those who lost their lives in cyclone Titli within three days of death. Through a letter, SRC Bishnupada Sethi has directed the bureaucrats to disburse the amount and asked Revenue Inspectors and Tehsildars to expedite the […]

'First Level Checking' of EVMs and VVPAT to commence today

Bhubaneswar: The ‘First Level Checking’ of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will commence today. The inspection will be held during a meeting of district collectors chaired by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar during which two officials from Election Commission of India (ECI) will impart training on the use […]

Submit damage assessment report fast: Odisha tells collectors

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has asked all district collectors of the state to complete their assessment on damage due to hailstorm and whirlwind and send reports by May 10. The damage reports should be sent along with the proposals for sanctioning of funds towards assistance for houses damaged and input subsidy to farmers who have […]

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March 31 deadline for shifting of 1712 liquor shops along NH, SH: CS Padhi

Bhubaneswar: Acting on the orders of the Supreme Court, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today announced that all liquor shops along the National and State Highways will be shifted within March 31. Padhi instructed all District Collectors that if the 1712 liquor shops along the National and State Highways are not shifted within the given […]

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Measures taken for smooth conduct of annual Plus Two, HSC exams: Minister

Bhubaneswar: School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra today said all measures have been taken for smooth conduct of annual Plus Two and High School Certificate (HSC) Examinations in Odisha beginning from March 10 and February 28 respectively. Briefing media persons after a video conferencing with the district collectors and SPs at the State […]

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Panchayat polls: BJP demands judicial probe into model code violation

Sambalpur: The BJP today demanded judicial probe into violation of model code of conduct by the some political leaders and top senior bureaucrats and a series of political violence during panchayat polls perpetrated by the ruling party in the ongoing three-tier Panchayat polls in Odisha. Briefing media persons here, BJP National President Suresh Pujari said […]

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SEC for proceedings against govt employees engaged in poll campaigning

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Election Commission today asked all the district collectors and SPs to initiate proceedings against government employees engaged in campaigning for the upcoming three-tier panchayat polls. The SEC has banned the employees of the state government, corporations or aided institutions from taking part in campaigning for any candidate or political party. Also […]

Bharat Bandh: Odisha govt asks collectors to take stock of law and order

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of Bharat Bandh call given by several opposition parties including the Congress tomorrow to protest against the Centre’s demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, the Odisha government today asked the district collectors to stay on alert to avert any untoward incident. “I am directed to say that it is […]

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Panchayat polls: Collectors asked to complete delimitation of wards, reservation by Aug 19

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the elections to the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) scheduled in February next year, the Odisha government has asked all district collectors to complete the process of delimitation of wards and reservation of seats by August 19 next. In a letter to all district collectors, Deoranjan Kumar Singh, commissioner-cum-secretary, Panchayati Raj, has asked […]