Earlier on Thursday, Patnaik had announced special Covid assistance for newspaper hawkers in the State. Under the scheme, each registered hawker will get an assistance of Rs 6,000 which will benefit around 7000 registered hawkers across the State.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to issue fresh guidelines for providing minimum standards of financial help to families of those who lost their lives to COVID-19.
Bhubaneswar: A total of 63 per cent migrant returnees have reportedly received assistance during the COVID-19 induced lockdown. Odisha Labour Minister Sushant Singh on Tuesday informed that a cumulative financial assistance of Rs 134.62 crore was provided to 6,73,079 migrants returned to Odisha from different states during the COVID induced lockdown till August 2020. Replying […]
New Delhi: Aadhaar will be required for getting benefits under a central government scheme for providing financial assistance to family members of victims of violence perpetrated by terrorists or Naxals, and communal riots. In a notification, the Union Home Ministry said an eligible beneficiary desirous of receiving the benefit under the ‘Central Scheme for Assistance […]
Bhubaneswar: Though the Centre has set a deadline for the Odisha government to send the list of 46 lakh small and marginal farmers of the State to be included in the PM-Kisan scheme, the State government seems to be dilly-dallying over the matter. The Odisha government has claimed that it has disbursed cash under Krushak […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has allocated an additional Rs 3,234 crore for covering more farmers under the Kalia scheme during 2019-20, officials said on Friday. Under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (Kalia) scheme, farmers get Rs 5,000 financial assistance per crop. A farm household is entitled to get Rs 10,000 per year for […]
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday termed the Congress’s election promise to provide 25 crore poor people yearly financial assistance of Rs 72,000 a “bluff announcement”, noting that the sum is “less than two-thirds” of the existing Direct Benefit Transfer provided by the Narendra Modi government. Jaitley’s remarks came hours after Congress […]
Bhubaneswar: The Health and Family Welfare (H & FW) department of Odisha government has refuted allegations levelled by Lakshman Kumbhar, a heart patient from Bhela village of Nuapada district, who said that his photo was used by the government in hoardings, banners and newspapers ads as a beneficiary of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) but […]
New Delhi: India on Friday requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to expand its sovereign and non-sovereign operations in the country by providing financial assistance worth $4 billion a year and support its sustainable growth. Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg, who is leading India’s delegation to Manila, requested ADB President Takehiko Nakao to support […]
Puri: Conducting funeral rites at Puri Swargadwar, of late, has turned out to be costly affair owing to illegal collection of money by the staff. This has triggered discontentment among people. People usually come to Swargadwar to perform last rites of their loved ones with a belief that a person cremated here will attain mokhsya […]
Mumbai/New Delhi: Maharashtra Governor C. V. Rao on Saturday sought a financial assistance of Rs 7,180 crore to complete various irrigation projects in 14 districts prone to farmers suicides. He urged the central government to consider it as “a special case” and provide the aid for completing 114 irrigation projects to help resolve the serious […]