The Opposition parties on Friday raised a unanimous voice seeking the government to declare drought in the State before taking urgent necessary steps for mitigation of the natural disaster.
The opposition on Wednesday alleged that the Odisha government has done nothing to provide relief to the drought-stricken farmers
IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said though several parts of Odisha received rainfall on August 15, the intensity of rainfall activity decreased due to the weakening of the low pressure system which had brought the clouds.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said he would not celebrate Holi tomorrow. “I will not be playing Holi as I have a cold,” Patnaik told reporters here. “I wish everyone a very happy Holi tomorrow,” the CM said. Patnaik had not celebrated Holi in 2016 due to the drought situation in the state, […]
Bolangir: A team of representatives led by Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi is on a visit to western Odisha to review the drought situation in the areas. After visiting Nuapada on Tuesday, the team today is at Bolangir for the survey. Besides reviewing the condition of crop lands, it is also interacting with the farmers […]