District Collectors of 10 flood-affected districts have been directed to make it sure that girls and women in flood-affected areas should get free sanitary pads.
Odisha SRC: Anticipating Heavy Floods, 40 Operational Teams Deployed For Rescue & Relief
Let’s not underestimate the power of flowing water, appealed Odisha SRC Pradeep Jena to the people today amid severe flood situation in some districts. SRC’s message came after several incidents of vehicles getting swept away in floodwater were reported. These visuals are from Balasore and Bhadrak which are reeling under severe floods.
State Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said arrangements have been made to evacuate altogether 7.5 lakh people in 18 districts if any such emergency situation arises out of the impending cyclonic storm.
As per a notification issued by the SRC, random checking of crowd and gatherings at public places such as picnic spots/ malls/ shopping complexes/ hotels/ clubs/ restaurants/ parks/ convention halls/ kalyan mandaps will be conducted to find out the violators.
The Bhubaneswar Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that cyclone Jawad is likely to reach West Central Bay of Bengal (BoB) off North Andhra Pradesh–south Odisha coasts by tomorrow morning (Dec 4).
The Odisha government will start sending response teams like NDRF, ODRAF and Fire service personnel to different districts from tomorrow, the Special Relief Commissioner said on Wednesday.
Pradeep Jena, the SRC of Odisha has penned a heartfelt condolence letter for Odisha's best disaster reporting scribe, Arindam Das who lost his life in the line of duty while covering an elephant rescue operation on Friday
Though there are no threats of any major flood, but it is anticipated that the floodwater might enter some low-lying villages in Bhograi and Baliapal in Balasore districts.
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said the peak flood will pass through Kendrapara and Puri on Saturday evening and night.
As per the Odisha government's guidelines, pujas shall be conducted in indoor-like conditions only for observance of rituals without public participation, pomp and grandeur.
The Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Kumar Jena on Tuesday announced the COVID unlock guidelines for the month of September.
The Odisha government on Saturday announced guidelines for graded unlock for the month of August.
Just like last year, Ratha Yatra will be conducted only in Puri and that too without the participation of devotees this year. In a major announcement on Thursday, Odisha Development Commissioner, Pradeep Jena informed that Ratha Yatra will be conducted abiding by the Supreme Court guidelines of 2020.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today declared that an area of 10456.64 hectares in as many as 1567 villages in two districts has been infested by pests, Bolangir being the worst-affected. This apart, the State government also declared Kalahandi, Nuapada and Sambalpur districts drought-hit. Based on the field verification reports of the district collectors, the SRC […]