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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.

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 […]

Odisha Govt Released Rs 344 Cr To Pvt COVID Hospitals, Says Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Monday informed the State Assembly that Rs 344.55 crore has been released to privately operated COVID hospitals in the State for treatment of patients. Replying to a question posed by BJP MLA from Jashipur, Ganesh Ram Singh Khuntia in the Assembly, Das said a total of 33 private […]

Orissa High Court Invites Applications For 202 ASO Posts
Odisha: HC Directs Collectors To Conduct Surprise Visits To Review Condition In Jails

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over the plethora of problems faced by inmates lodged in jails across the State, the Orissa High Court has directed district Collectors to conduct surprise visits and review the conditions prevailing in jails in their respective jurisdictions between March 15 and April 16, 2021. While hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), the […]

Odisha Forest Fire: State Govt Deploys Extra Manpower, Machines; Night Patrolling Intensified

Bhubaneswar: Amidst concerns expressed over the wildfire which has engulfed a large portion of Similipal Tiger Reserve in Mayurbhanj district and other parts of the State, the Odisha government on Tuesday directed officials to intensify night patrolling to contain the fire. Apart from this, the State government has decided to deploy extra manpower and machines […]

Odisha Ropes In Secretaries For Development Of 10 Aspirational Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday nominated Secretary-level officers for the 10 ‘Aspirational Districts’ as per the instructions of the Union government. As per official sources, the Planning and Convergence department has issued a notification nominating 10 senior officers (Secretary-in-charge) of the aspirational districts for a period of three months with effect from April 1, […]

Wearing PPE Kits, Laid-Off Paramedical Staff Beg In Odisha #Watch

Bhubaneswar: In the underneath of securing countrywide recognition for superb Covid management by Odisha government, the glaring dissatisfaction of thousands of healthcare professionals who played an important role in the fightback against the pandemic seems to be playing down the accolades. Healthcare professionals took to streets once again on Thursday to protest the government’s move […]

'No Records Found' In Odisha E-despatch Portal A Blot On Transparency & Accountability Claims

Bhubaneswar: Boasting high of accountability, transparency and advance technology in public administration, the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD formed the government in Odisha for the fifth consecutive term in 2019. However, it seems the governing bodies in the State have shift-deleted these firm words from their dictionary. A case in point is the e-despatch (electronic transfer of […]