Tag: Odisha Govt

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.

  • Sunday, 22 August 2021
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

  • Friday, 20 August 2021
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.

  • Tuesday, 17 August 2021
Odisha govt to present interim budget in Assembly on February 7

Bhubaneswar: The interim budget for the year 2019-20 will be presented in the Odisha Assembly on February 7, regarding which an official notification was issued by the Parliamentary Affairs department today. As per the notification, the Odisha Legislative Assembly will meet from February 4 till February 12, 2019. The session will begin on February 4 […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
20 days on, Odisha teachers stay put on streets

Bhubaneswar: The agitation by Odisha school and college teachers association entered its 20th day today and it seems like the stir will intensify in the coming days. The teachers will be observing the Teachers’ Day tomorrow as Black Day and form September 6 they have threatened to lock up schools and colleges. However, the government […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
10,000 villages in Odisha still don't have roads!

Bhubaneswar: People often use the phrase ‘log chand pe pahunch gaye…’ (people have landed on moon…). The irony in the phrase cannot be starker when used in parlance of 10,000 villages of Odisha which still don’t have roads. Excuses are often made – like no clearance from Forest department – but reality excuses itself as […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Utilisation of DMF for 'aspirational districts' in Odisha questioned by BJD, Congress

Bhubaneswar: After the proposal of the Centre to use District Mineral Fund (DMF) for the development of the eight identified ‘aspirational districts’ from Odisha, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP-led Central government accusing it of maintaining double standards in its much hyped ‘aspirational districts’ programme. Targeting NITI Aayog and […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CM Naveen's new strategy to boost national appeal?

Bhubaneswar: After seeking inclusion of ‘non-violence’ in the Preamble, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s demand for an official notification to recognize hockey as the national game has created quite some ripples. While many support him, others believe such activism of the Odisha CM is a planned strategy to promote ‘Brand Naveen’ at a national level […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
18 years on, challenges still remain for BJD government

Bhubaneswar: BJD government today completed four years of its fourth term, and party president & Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik highlighted the achievements of the Odisha government and his party during its 18-year rule. While Naveen credited his government’s success to the 3Ts (Transparency, Teamwork, Technology) ‘mantra’ and urged party workers and officials to work with […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Govt signs MoU with Tata Trusts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has signed a memorandum with the Tata Trusts (MoU) for the security and welfare of inter-state labourers of Odisha. Labour commissioner Sachin Ramchandra Jadhav and chief financial officer and Secretary Tata Trusts- Burzis Taraporevala, signed the MoU in the presence of chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the Secretariat here on Saturday. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Chit fund panel submits second interim report

Bhubaneswar: The Justice MM Das Commission of Inquiry, probing the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha, submitted its second interim report to the State government on Friday. According to sources, secretary of the commission Debraj Rout submitted the second interim report to Home department Special Secretary Lalit Das at state secretariat here. Talking to newsmen […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Chit fund panel likely to submit second interim report today

Bhubaneswar: The Justice MM Das Commission of Inquiry, probing the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha is expected to submit its second interim report to the State government on Friday. Sources in knowledge of the development said, the Commission will submit the report to Odisha Home Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy at the secretariat here. Officials […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha govt declares holiday on Ambedkar Jayanti

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday declared April 14 as a government holiday to commemorate the 125th birthd anniversary of eminent jurist, economist, politician, social reformer and founder of the Indian Constitution, Dr BR Ambedkar. According to a release issued by the chief minister’s office (CMO), all government offices and educational institutions in the state […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Traders-Govt meet on VAT exemption rescheduled

Bhubaneswar: The high-level meeting scheduled to settle the row over value added tax (VAT) on essential commodities scheduled to be held today has been postponed till tomorrow.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Ambulance stir: FIRs against 12 staff, 2 detained

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Odisha government enforced the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against the striking workers of the 108 ambulance, FIRs were lodged against 12 employees of the emergency service at Mahakalapada police station in Kendrapara while two workers were detained at Ghasipura in Keonjhar district. “Some of the workers were detained in […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021