Tag: Lockdown In Odisha

Zero Tolerance Towards Coronavirus Lockdown Violations: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Taking strong note of blatant violations of lockdown norms, several district administrations and Odisha Police on Tuesday launched a massive crackdown on violators at different parts of the State. As many as 36 vehicles which included 31 two-wheelers and five four-wheelers have been seized for violating lockdown guidelines in Khurda, informed sub-collector Shantanu Mohanty. […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Uncertainty Looms Over Rukuna Rath Yatra Of Lord Lingaraj Due To Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: The enforcement of lockdown to thwart the spread of Coronavirus infection has now raised uncertainty over the celebration of Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj scheduled to be held on April 1, 2020 even though the construction of chariot used for the festival is underway as per the usual practice. It may be noted […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Odisha to use school, hostel buildings as temporary shelters for migrant workers
COVID19: Odisha to use school, hostel buildings as temporary shelters for migrant workers

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of the thousands of migrant labourers returning home following the nationwide lockdown due to rise in COVID-19 cases, Odisha government has decided to keep them at isolated places in the State to avoid spread of coronavirus. Migrant labourers, who are reaching their villages and hometowns from inside and outside of Odisha on […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 lockdown: District collectors directed to make food & shelter arrangement for needy

Bhubaneswar: The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Jena, has written to all the district collectors to provide food free of cost to sick, destitute and homeless people in rural areas across the State amid the ongoing lockdown in the wake of COVID-19. The district collectors have been asked to provide one meal worth Rs 30 per […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid-19 updates: Odisha CM donates salary, Modi thanks SAARC nation
Odisha Government Urges Centre To Provide Financial Package For Power Sector

Bhubaneswar: In view of the nationwide lockdown, the Odisha government has urged the Centre to extend a financial package to the power sector that will be helpful for continuity of essential services. Noting that the nationwide lockdown has caused economic hardships, Chief Secretary A K Tripathy called on Union Power Secretary Sanjeev Nandan Sahai to […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown Extension In Odisha: What Will Remain Open & What Not After April 14

Bhubaneswar: To ensure strict social distancing and isolation to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Odisha has extended the lockdown in the entire State until midnight of April 30, 2020. However, keeping in view critical livelihoods issues, Odisha government has decided to also extend the umbrella of exceptions and come out with […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena
COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha Allows E-Commerce Platforms To Resume Operations

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday said e-commerce and online platforms can resume operations in the second phase of the COVID-19 lockdown beginning from April 15. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said that home delivery of all kinds of products and courier services by platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Blue Dart, DTDC and BigBasket will […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha COVID-19 lockdown: State Police record 132 violations per day!

Bhubaneswar: When it comes to implementing the lockdown in State, the enforcement by Odisha police has been of the kind of an iron fist with a velvet glove. Despite the firmness shown by Odisha police, the rate of violation of lockdown in Odisha has gone up in the first fortnight of the month of April […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
NEET, JEE 2020: No Shutdown-Lockdown In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Saturday announced to withdraw Covid19 lockdown and shutdown restrictions in the entire State for 12 days in two phases to allow smooth conduct of the annual NEET (UG) & JEE (Main) examinations. The Special Relief Commissioner in a notification informed that there will be no lockdown and shutdown in force in […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021