Bhubaneswar: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited online recruitment applications (ORA) for appointment of eligible candidates by selection to various posts. Here’s details of vacancies: – Specialist Grade-III Assistant Professor (Paediatrics), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: 14 vacancies The post is permanent. Pay Scale: Level-11 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th […]
Bhubaneswar: Private health institutions conducting Covid19 tests of people in Odisha have been asked to share the test results with the State authorities first before reporting the same to the persons concerned. Odisha government said this on Saturday while issuing a set of guidelines for such private hospitals, labs and nursing homes conducting RT-PCR & […]
Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties on Monday lashed out at the Odisha government over re-appointment of retired IAS officers in various departments while banning creation of any new government posts for the next two years. The State government recently announced a slew of austerity measures for the next two years citing acute financial crunch in view of […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure proper compliance with COVID-19 norms, Odisha government on Monday announced monetary provision for effective handling and disposal of COVID-19 positive dead bodies. As per a notification issued by Health and Family Welfare Department, the state government has made a provision of Rs 7,500 for handling and disposal of each […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday announced special incentives for doctors, paramedics and class-IV employees engaged in several COVID-19 health facilities. As per a notification issued by Health and Family Welfare department, the doctors engaged in several dedicated COVID hospitals, COVID Health Centres and COVID Care Centres (CCC) will get an incentive of Rs 1,000 per […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday fixed the prices of RT-PCR test, the confirmatory test for COVID-19, at maximum of Rs 2,200 per test. As per a notification issued by Health and Family Welfare Department, the COVID-19 test can only be done by several ICMR approved private laboratories. #BIG_BREAKING#COVID19 test to cost Rs 2,200 in #Odisha […]
Bhubaneswar: With 86 new cases in the last 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 1189, informed State Health and Family Welfare Department today. While the active COVID-19 cases in Odisha stood to 789, the death toll remained at 7 and recoveries stood at 393. Of the new cases, while 46 […]
Bhubaneswar: COVID-19 is fast spreading its tentacles in Odisha as 20 districts of the State have reported confirmed cases of coronavirus so far. The State reported 58 COVID-19 cases with Angul district reporting its maiden confirmed cases on Sunday. As many as 13 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Angul district on Sunday. The total […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after reporting the highest single-day count of 34 cases of SARS-nCoV infection, Odisha on Friday saw 26 more such cases, a steep rise for second day running, taking the State’s overall COVID tally to 245. Thanks to massive influx of migrants, Ganjam district continues to cause worries for Odisha reporting 19 new […]
Bhubaneswar: With the rise in the influx of migrant workforce from other States to Odisha amid the nationwide lockdown, the scourge of COVID-19 seems to be getting steeper in some districts like Ganjam which has been declared a Red Zone. While the State on Thursday reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 positive cases as […]
Odisha's COVID-19 tally has witnessed a steep spike with detection of 10 more positive cases. Seven of these fresh cases are from Ganjam district while three others belong to capital city Bhubaneswar which had reported no cases for more than a week. With a total of 34 new cases in the last 24 hours, the State's tally has gone up to 219. While there are 165 active cases, 62 have recovered.
Bhubaneswar: The novel-Coronavirus has now spread its tentacles to three more districts of Odisha making it a total of 14 districts of the State which have recorded one or more COVID-19 cases. As per the data shared by Health and Family Welfare department, the three new cases have been detected today belong to Jharsuguda, Keonjhar […]
Bhubaneswar: Making its way into the southern Odisha, coronavirus has infected a 22-year-old health worker in Koraput district. The State has reported eight positive COVID-19 cases today, of which six are from Balasore, one from Jajpur, and one from Koraput which was untouched by the infection till now. #BREAKING: Odisha reports 2 new #COVID19 Positive […]
Odisha Government today released names of senior IAS officers who have been entrusted with various specific responsibilities to effectively manage COVID-19 situation in the State.
Bhubaneswar: Amid spurt in COVID-19 cases, the Odisha government has promulgated an ordinance with the provision of imprisonment up to two years for lockdown rule violators, official sources said on Thursday. The ordinance amends a section of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, they said. As per the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020, anybody who disobeys […]
Bhubaneswar: All the persons detected positive or having Coronavirus symptoms will be treated only in dedicated COVID-19 hospitals that have been set up across Odisha, informed State Health Secretary Nikunja Dhal in a presser today. For the purpose, as many as seven COVID19 hospitals have been established in the State. “As of now, there are […]
Bhubaneswar: In order to resolve the issues faced by the residents of the State amid the nationwide lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus cases in the country, the Odisha Government has exempted many e-commerce companies from lockdown restrictions. The step was taken to ensure denizens stay at home and maintain social distancing. In a […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide emergency treatment to road accident victims during the ‘Golden Hour’ (immediate one-hour time period following a traumatic injury), Odisha government on Saturday decided to extend free treatment of the victims in various private hospitals in the State. The scheme will be introduced at three hospitals- Apollo, AMRI and Ashwini […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today signed 4 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with different agencies for better delivery of healthcare in the State. The Health and Family Welfare Department, in presence of CM Naveen Patnaik, signed MoUs with Global Healthcare System Private Limited (Kolkata), Centre for Stem Cell Research, Christian Medical College (Vellore), Narayan Hrudayalaya and […]
Burla: The State Health and Family Welfare department entrusted administrative and financial powers to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director Prof Ashwini Pujahari. In a letter written to the VIMSAR director, Additional Secretary of H&FW department Surjit Das said the powers have been allocated as per VIMSAR Act, 2014. Prof […]
Bhubaneswar: About seven weeks after detection of use of bi-cycle pumps at a sterilisation camp, Health and Family Welfare Department in Odisha has issued guidelines for holding of such health camps making prior permission mandatory.