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.
Opposition parties on Saturday came down heavily on the Odisha government alleging that the State government has failed to safeguards its territory.
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.
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.
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.
The dilapidated condition of the historic MPC College in Baripada has attracted demands from several quarters to restore its past glory by renovating it
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]