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Tag: Odisha Government

Utkal University
Govt raps Utkal University for seeking financial support without using its available Rs 500 cr fund

Odisha government on Friday asked the authorities of Utkal University to abstain from seeking external financial support without spending its available fund of Rs 500 crore first.

Lingaraj Temple
Centre Blocks Odisha Government’s Lingaraj Temple Ordinance

As per the Central government, the ordinance is outside the ‘legislative competence’ of the state legislature

Emergency Response Vehicles Service
Odisha Launches Emergency Response Vehicles Service

As many as 106 vehicles will be pressed into service at 34 police district headquarters across Odisha in the first phase of the initiative

Odisha Cabinet Approves Rs 2 Lakh Crore Budget For 2022-23 Financial Year
Odisha Cabinet Approves Rs 2 Lakh Crore Budget For 2022-23 Financial Year

The regular Budget will be presented in the next session of the State Assembly nearly after three months

Odisha Govt Asks Employees To Maintain Neutrality During Urban Polls
Odisha Govt Asks Employees To Maintain Neutrality During Urban Polls

The government servants should remain absolutely impartial during the ULB elections and he/she shall not indulge in any campaigning activities for or against any contesting candidate or any political party, he said.

BJP National VP Baijayant Panda
Like Delhi, Liberal Liquor Policy Rules Odisha, Jay Panda Urges Women To Take Cudgels

Drawing comparisons with Odisha, Panda demanded the Naveen Patnaik-led government to withdraw its decision of arbitrarily opening liquor shops in order to stop ruining the lives of youths in the State.

Opposition Up In Arms Over Delay In Sambalpur And Rourkela Municipal Elections

As the three-tier Panchayat elections in Odisha inch nearer, anticipation for the polls to the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) is gradually taking centre stage in the state politics.

Odisha Panchayat Elections 2022
Tsunami Of Freebies Before Odisha Rural Polls 'Unstatesmanlike' Strategy

Odisha government kept on showering their favours to different segments of the voters ranging from Anganwadi workers to overaged aspirants for government jobs. Some favours costing hundreds of crores of rupees to the state exchequer kept rolling out of Naveen government’s gift box without even a demand for it.

New Year Gift: Odisha Regularises Over 8,000 Junior Teachers
Odisha Govt Regularises Jobs Of Over 8,000 Junior Teachers

School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Ranjan Dash today said that the jobs of 8,102 contractual junior teachers have been regularised by the State government.

Odisha Cabinet
Odisha Cabinet Nod To 9 Proposals: Land Rights To Slum Dwellers, 7th Pay Salary; Check All

In another big decision, the State Cabinet approved Jaga Mission for slum dwellers in five municipal corporations, including Berhampur, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela and Sambalpur.

Christmas & New Year Curbs
Christmas & New Year Curbs Amid Omicron Threat

Christmas & New Year Curbs amid Omicron threat: Odisha announces restrictions from Dec 25th till January 2nd 2022.

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‘Overburdened’ Odisha IAS Officer Seeks Relief From Visits To Districts
‘Overburdened’ Odisha IAS Officer Seeks Relief From Visits To Districts

Earlier in September, Mishra was given the charge of OSSSC Chairman with the additional charges of Principal Secretary of Higher Education Department and Principal Secretary to Governor.

Aparajita Asks Odisha Govt To Submit Audit Report, Utilisation Certificate Before Seeking MGNREGS Funds

Aparajita asked the State government to abide by the rules and regulations of MGNREGS for availing funds under the scheme

Fake Teachers
Fake School Teachers Galore In Odisha, Govt Probe Ineffective

Hundreds of fraud teachers are playing with the future of the children by securing seats in schools in the State by submitting fake caste, residential, educational and all sorts of other certificates

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM announces 25% hike in salaries of outsourced staff

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a 25 per cent hike in the remuneration of persons employed through outsourcing agencies and on contract basis in various departments of the state government.

Odisha Govt Allows 100 % Exemption On Taxes For Electric Vehicles
Odisha Govt Allows 100 % Exemption On Taxes For Electric Vehicles

On the advice of Niti Ayoga, the Odisha government came up with the Electric Vehicle Policy 2021 on September 2 this year in order to encourage the faster adoption of electric vehicles in the State

Proposed World-Class Railway Station Of Bhubaneswar
World-Class Railway Station Of Bhubaneswar Remains A Pipe Dream – What We Have Is Squalor & Indecision In Plenty

It remains a mystery that the New Bhubaneswar Railway Station has not yet been put to meaningful use. A full-fledged satellite station for Bhubaneswar is absolutely necessary. The city has expanded towards the north and the New Station should have better access and amenities without further delay. 

Duped Chit Fund Investors Threaten Fresh Mass Agitation Across Odisha From Sept 29
Duped Chit Fund Investors Threaten Fresh Mass Agitation Across Odisha From Sept 29

Duped investors’ joint forum said the Gana Satyagraha (mass agitation) will continue throughout the State till the last duped investor is refunded.

Hockey Odisha Slams Odisha Govt
Hockey Odisha Slams Govt For Sidelining Game’s Parent Administrative Body In State

Officials of Hockey Odisha have alleged that the State authority is overlooking the parent administrative body of the game on its own soil

Paralympic Players
Odisha Para-Players Allege Discrimination On Part Of Government, Demand Jobs

Odisha Para Player’s Forum (OPPF) members staged demonstration before the State sports and Youth Services Department alleging apathy and discrimination by the government on Tuesday.

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Environmentalist Rajendra Singh
Noted Environmentalist Rajendra Singh Joins Kharasrota Banchao Movement, Protestors Get Shot In Arm

Eminent environmentalist Dr Rajendra Singh on Tuesday reached Bhubaneswar to join the Kharasrota Sangram Samiti in their quest to seize the work of controversial drinking water project in Kendrapara

Mo Cycle in Bhubaneswar
Mo Cycle Project In Bhubaneswar: A Good Example Of Bad Planning

Cycle sharing system to emerge as a means to provide first and last-mile connectivity in Bhubaneswar would depend on when the city can have safe and dedicated cycle tracks.

Revenue Villages
Declaration Of 4000 Hamlets Into Revenue Villages: Odisha Govt Issues Guidelines

Odisha Government issued guidelines to facilitate declaration of as many as 4000 hamlets in the State into new revenue villages

Rasagola Dibas: Lack Of Initiative By Odisha Govt For Promotion Of Sweet Glory Draws Flak
Rasagola Dibas: Lack Of Initiative By Odisha Govt For Promotion Of Sweet Glory Draws Flak 

The State government's plan to develop Bhubaneswar into a Rasagola hub and set up a cluster at Pahala for promotion of the popular sweet is yet to be implemented. 

Odisha BJP General Secy Prithviraj Harichandan
Odisha Govt Is Sly As ‘Blue Jackal’, Deceptive Like Chameleon: BJP

Harichandan wondered if at all the State wanted to provide Awaas homes to non-Fani hit districts, why did it not do it for aspirational districts like Sambalpur, Kalahandi and Nabarangpur.

Odisha Govt
Odisha Govt Gives More Time To Employees To Submit Property Statement

The Odisha Government has extended the deadline for submission of property statement by all government employees by two months till August 31

Ashirbad Scheme
Odisha Announces 'Ashirbad' Scheme For Covid Orphans

Odisha Government on Sunday announced a new scheme--‘Ashirbad’ under which children, who lost their parents to Covid-19 in the State, will be provided a financial assistance on a monthly basis

Luna River
Odisha Govt Grants Rs 10.34 Cr For Renovation Of Luna River

In a good news for the farmers of Delanga and Kanasa block of the district, Odisha Government has granted an amount of Rs 10.34 crore for the renovation of Luna river

AIIMS Bhubaneswar
First In Odisha: Installation Of PET-CT For Cancer Treatment Begins At AIIMS, Bhubaneswar 

The PET-CT machine will help in the treatment of cancer patients and other critical surgical cases. The PET-CT will benefit many poor and needy patients of Odisha.

Manmohan Samal
BJP Slams Odisha Govt Over No Fixed Time Limit For Release Of Cyclone Yaas Financial Assistance

The Odisha unit of the BJP on Friday slammed the State government for not setting a definite time limit to provide financial assistance to compensate the farmers affected by Cyclone Yaas that hit the State on May 26

covid 19
Covid Vaccination: Priority To Online Appointments, Odisha Govt Tells Vaccinators

Emphasizing on the importance of the CoWIN portal, the Odisha Government has instructed all the Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to ensure that more importance and preference is given to people with online appointment for Covid-19 vaccination.

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oxygen man
Odisha Forms Task Force To Manage Production, Supply Of Medical Oxygen

With a surge in COVID-19 cases in Odisha, the State government has formed a State-level task force to manage the production, supply chain and logistics of medical oxygen in the State.

COVID Care Centre
COVID Mismanagement: People Frustrated With ‘Insensitive’ Covid Call Centres In Odisha

The alleged insensitivity of hospital authorities in providing health information of Covid-19 patient to their relatives seems to be adding to the woes of people in Odisha with instances of kins of Covid victims getting repeated calls from hospital help desks claiming that the patients are doing well coming to fore from across the State

Liquid oxygen
COVID Resurgence: Odisha Govt To Hire Empty Oxygen Cylinders To Maintain Stock

With the COVID cases in Odisha heading north, the State government has decided to maintain stock of oxygen cylinders by hiring the same from private organisations on a monthly rental basis.

Odisha Lockdown
Odisha Declares 14-Day Lockdown To Contain Covid-19 Spread, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: Amid the steep rise in the Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government has declared a 14-day lockdown in the State from May 5. The lockdown will come into effect from…

Covid 2.0: Is Odisha Govt's Readiness Enough To Face The Worst?

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Covid-19 infection cases are exploding at an unprecedented rate in Odisha, the State government’s tall claims of being fully prepared for a worst has brought…

Baby Boy Scavenges Leftover From Discarded Plate At Tribal Hamlet In Odisha’s Sundargarh
Baby Boy Scavenges Leftover From Discarded Plate At Tribal Hamlet In Odisha’s Sundargarh, Video Goes Viral

Sundargarh: The death of 19 children due to malnutrition at Nagada village in Odisha’s Jajpur district in July, 2016 had evoked outrage not only in the State but across the…

Odisha Revises Guidelines For Issuing Income, Caste Certificates

Bhubaneswar: Continuing with its strategy to improve citizen-centric services, the Odisha government on Tuesday issued revised guidelines for issuing miscellaneous and caste certificates. As per a notification, Revenue and Disaster…

Pipili Bypoll: BJP Seeks Of Withdrawal Odisha Chief Electoral Officer, Writes To ECI

Bhubaneswar: In an important development ahead of the crucial Pipili Bypoll, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded the immediate withdrawal of the State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) on the ground of ‘conflict of interest’. In a letter to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the BJP alleged that senior IAS officer Sushil Kumar […]

Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Project Not Feasible Till 2041, Says Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has no proposal to carry out a metro rail project between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar till 2041 due to lack of feasibility, said Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena in the Odisha Assembly today. Replying to a query by Jatani MLA (Congress) Suresh Routray, the Minister said that the State government had not proposed […]