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Odisha Sarpanch Disqualified From His Post For Not Knowing Odia
Odisha Sarpanch Disqualified From His Post For Not Knowing Odia

Ganjam: On the occasion of Panchayatiraj Divas on Friday, a sarpanch from Odisha’s Ganjam district was disqualified from his post for not knowing Odia, having two wives and six children. According to the 1994 Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, a person is ineligible of holding any position in a gram panchayat if he or she does […]

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Panchayat polls: SEC countermands elections to 8 seats

Bhubaneswar: With the three-tier panchayat polls in Odisha scheduled to kick off on February 13, the State Election Commission (SEC) has countermanded elections to eight seats. The Commission has cancelled elections for the post of 4 ward members, 2 sarpanchs, 1 panchayat samiti member and one zilla parishad member following the death of the candidates. […]

Odisha Mineral Exploration Corporation
Mineral Exploration Corporation gets cabinet nod

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved setting up of the Odisha Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (OMECL) to tap virgin mining fields and streamline procedures for mineral exploration. “The Corporation will undertake scientific mineral exploration of ore-bearing virgin areas to at least G2 level (general exploration) for facilitating the auction of mineral blocks,” chief secretary Aditya […]