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Odisha Govt’s 'Ashirbad' Not To Cover Covid Orphans From Sept 15
Odisha Govt’s 'Ashirbad' Not To Cover Covid Orphans From Sept 15

The scheme was formally rolled out by the State government in June this year for education, health and maintenance of children who lost both parents/primary bread earner parent during the Covid pandemic.

Naveen Govt Has Failed To Safeguard Odisha’s Territory: BJP
Naveen Govt Has Failed To Safeguard Odisha’s Territory: BJP

Opposition parties on Saturday came down heavily on the Odisha government alleging that the State government has failed to safeguards its territory.

Opposition Sees Politics Behind Arrest Of Manababad Sangathan Chief Manas Das
Opposition Sees Politics Behind Arrest Of Manababad Sangathan Chief Manas Das

Manas Das was arrested along with his son Manoranjan on Thursday after a string of allegations of serious crimes including murder, attempt to murder, threats, loot and brutally surfaced against him.

Shoddy Tale Of Apathy: Odisha Para Athletes Cry Discrimination By Govt
Shoddy Tale Of Apathy: Odisha Para Athletes Cry Discrimination By Govt 

Many physically-challenged sportspersons have brought laurels to the Sate by winning medals in national and international events. But unlike the general athletes, the para athletes are not lucky enough to get enough cash rewards and job offers from the State government.   

Odisha Govt Focus On SHGs
Women Self Help Groups On Odisha Govt Focus, Opposition Says 'Panchayat Poll Bait'

The Odisha government directed as many as 19 departments to encourage and employ women SHGs in several works and at the same time reprimanded some others for lagging behind in doing so.

MPC College
Neglected, Historic MPC College In Baripada Cries For Attention

The dilapidated condition of the historic MPC College in Baripada has attracted demands from several quarters to restore its past glory by renovating it

Odisha Govt To Sponsor Indian Hockey Teams For 10 More Years
Odisha Govt To Sponsor Indian Hockey Teams For 10 More Years

The Odisha government will continue to support the teams for another 10 years in recognition of their achievement and potential to be the top teams in the world, Patnaik said.

Smart City’s ‘Mo Cycles’ End Up On The Scrap Heap
Smart City’s ‘Mo Cycles’ End Up On The Scrap Heap

The ‘Mo Cycle’ scheme was launched in the smart city on November 26, 2018 during the Men’s Hockey World Cup to boost public transport.  

Odisha Govt Joins Hands With World Food Programme To Boost Household Nutritional Security

The agreement was signed between Bishow Parajuli, the WFP country director in India, and Mission Shakti Department Commissioner-cum-Secretary Sujata Karthikeyan, on Wednesday at a virtual ceremony, the United Nations agency said in a release.

Odisha Orders Over 387 Lakh Doses Of COVID Vaccines, Free For All

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Sunday ordered more than 387 Lakh doses of vaccines to two major COVID vaccine manufacturing companies in the country after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced to…

Price Of Vaccine
Odisha Private Medicals Question Disparity In Vaccine Prices, BJP-BJD Lock Horn

Bhubaneswar: Voices of dissent have grown louder within the private medical community and political corridors in Odisha against the disparity in the prices of vaccine in Private and Government run…

Odisha Govt To Set Up Water Academy At Bhubaneswar
Odisha Govt To Set Up Water Academy At Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Tuesday decided to set up a ‘Water Academy’ in the state capital here. The academy will function as a pioneering training and capacity building institution in…

Odisha Govt Plans To Train Students For Forest Fire Fighting

Bhubaneswar: In a novel initiative, newly appointed Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) in Odisha– Sisir Kumar Ratho on Sunday said that interested students may be imparted training to control forest fires in near future. Considering the concern and interest of the students about the prevailing outbreak of wildfires in the State, the decision could […]

RRB Recruitment 2019
RRB Examination: Odisha Govt Announces Major Relief For Examinees, Get Details

Bhubaneswar: Amid a resurgence in cases of Covid-19 in several parts of the country putting authorities on alert mode, Odisha government has issued a major announcement for this year’s RRB examination candidates. The State Health and Family Welfare Department on Tuesday informed that examinees who are set to appear the RRB exams between March 3 […]

Odisha Matric Exam
Heat Wave Alert: Opposition Demands Odisha Govt To Review Morning School Timings

Bhubaneswar: Terming the revised school timings as a wrong decision of Odisha Mass Education Department, Congress MLA Santosh Singh Saluja on Sunday urged the State government to close the school before 11:30 AM every day in order to ensure the safety of students and teachers from the scourge of impending heatwave. The development comes a […]

Odisha Govt Suspends Classes of 9th & 11th Standard Students
Odisha Govt May Conduct Class Promotion Exams For IX & XI

Bhubaneswar: Considering the present Covid-19 situation in Odisha, the State School and Mass Education Department may allow conduct of intra-school class promotion examination for 9th and 11th Standards, the Special Relief Commissioner said in its new Covid-19 guidelines for the month of March 2021 on Saturday. According to the guidelines the department may give the […]

Odisha Govt Launches Portal For 25 pc Reservation Of Poor Students In Pvt Schools

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide equality in educational opportunities and ensure free education for the poor and disadvantaged students, the School and Mass Education Department launched an online RTE-Paradarshi portal at the Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) office in the Capital City on Wednesday. According to the Right of Children to Free and […]

Odisha Cabinet Nod To 16 Proposals Including Amendment To State Lokayukta Act
Odisha Relaxes Land Holding Limit For Industry

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has relaxed the land ceiling limit, allowing companies to purchase 100 acres of private land in urban areas for setting up industries. According to the notification issued by the Revenue and Disaster Management (R&DM) Department on Monday, after negotiation with landowners, private players can now purchase land up to 500 acres […]

Mahanga Double Murder: Demand For Odisha Law Minister's Resignation Intensifies As Congress Hits Streets

Bhubaneswar: Alleging involvement of Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena in the Mahanga double murder case, the student wing of Odisha Congress (Chhatra Congress) on Saturday took out a rally in the Capital City. To gherao the Law Minister’s official residence at Forest Park, members of the students’ wing took out the rally from Congress Bhawan […]

No Response From State Yet - Centre Throws Ball Back In Odisha's Court On HC Bench Demand

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Union Law & Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad threw the ball back into the Odisha’s court over the long-standing demands of the people of western and southern Odisha to set up division bench(es) of Orissa High Court for mitigation of their problems. In the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, in response to a question […]

Dist Specific Projects
Odisha Govt Asks Collectors To Prepare Dist-Specific Projects

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday directed District Collectors to prepare district-specific projects for infrastructure development and improvement in livelihood of people. “Prepare innovative projects based on the potential of your districts for elevating people to surplus level of living,” Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said. His directions came during a review of present development […]

Odisha Governance
Odisha Puts 23 Investment Projects On Fast Track

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has put 23 investment projects, including the ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India Pvt Ltd and JSW Steel Ltd project in Keonjhar district, on fast track, an official statement said. Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra resolved some of the issues faced by the industrial projects at a meeting held Thursday. He set timelines […]

Odisha Govt Asks District Collectors To Ensure 100% Covid Vaccination Of Healthcare Workers By Feb 10

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday asked the district collectors to ensure 100 per cent coverage of registered healthcare workers in the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive by February 10. Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra instructed the district collectors to send a clear message that those who do not turn up for vaccination when […]

Odisha Govt's Eco-Friendly Boost For Tourism
Odisha Govt's Eco-Friendly Boost For Tourism

Bhubaneswar: From eco-tours in the wild and environmentally conscious retreats on beaches, the Odisha government has gone completely green as far as the state’s tourism is concerned. Although the state is primarily known for two locations–Puri Beach and Konark Sun temple–the Odisha government is now opening up paths to lesser known and unexplored locations in […]

Odisha Govt Increases Session Sites For COVID-19 Vaccination
Odisha Govt Increases Session Sites For COVID-19 Vaccination

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has increased the number of session sites for Covid-19 vaccination. As many as 380 sessions will be conducted across the state on Monday to vaccinate 31,902 healthcare professionals. “We will complete the vaccination of 1.78 lakh health workers by January 25 starting from today. A total of 1,698 sessions will be […]