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Tag: Odisha Src

Cyclone update: Odisha govt readies evacuation plan of 7.5 lakh people 
Cyclone update: Odisha govt readies evacuation plan of 7.5 lakh people 

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. 

Christmas & New Year Curbs
Curbs On New Year Celebrations: Odisha SRC Warns Of Stern Action Against Violators

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.

No Clarity On Landfall
Cyclone Jawad: Odisha SRC Shares Update On Its Approach & Re-curve

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).

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Cyclone Update | Response Teams To Be Sent To Different Dists Tomorrow, Says Odisha SRC
Cyclone Update: Response Teams To Be Sent To Different Dists Tomorrow, Says Odisha SRC  

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.

Arindam Das & Pradeep Jena
'Arindam, We Miss You': Odisha's Special Relief Commissioner Pens Emotional Tribute For The Daredevil Scribe

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

Water level rises in Subarnarekha
Odisha Floods: Subarnarekha Water Level Rising, Peak At Midnight; Admin On Alert, Says SRC

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.

Saturday Night Alert: Low To Medium Flood May Hit Kendrapara, Puri; Says Odisha SRC
Saturday Night Alert: Low To Medium Flood May Hit Kendrapara, Puri; Says Odisha SRC

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said the peak flood will pass through Kendrapara and Puri on Saturday evening and night.

NO To Relaxation Demand In Puja Guidelines
Odisha Govt Says NO To Relaxation In Durga Puja Guidelines, Cap On Idols' Height To Remain

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.

Unlock Guidelines For September Announced; Check What's Open & What's Not
Odisha Issues COVID Guidelines For September: Here Is What’s Open And What’s Not

The Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Kumar Jena on Tuesday announced the COVID unlock guidelines for the month of September.

Odisha August Unlock: Check Full List of What's Allowed And What’s Not
Odisha August Unlock: Check Full List of What's Allowed And What’s Not 

The Odisha government on Saturday announced guidelines for graded unlock for the month of August.

Rath Yatra Restrictions
Rath Yatra 2021: Lord Jagannath’s Juggernaut To Roll Without The Tug Of Devotees

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.

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Cyclone Restoration
Odisha Prohibits Use Of Generator Sets Post Cyclone To Prevent Back Current 

During electrical restoration work in the aftermath of cyclone or other disaster, use of generator sets for private purposes from 6 AM to 6 PM is prohibited as the back current from the generator may endanger the lives of electrical workers engaged in repair/ restoration of electrical supply lines and infrastructure

Covid-19 Negative Report Rule
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha Eases Covid-19 Negative Report Rule For Cyclone Management Work 

Persons coming to Odisha for the purpose of relief, repair, restoration and any other associated activities of cyclone management shall be exempted from producing RT-PCR negative report and Covid final vaccination certificate for entering into the State

Pradeep Jena
Odisha Well Prepared To Tackle Possible Cyclone: SRC Pradeep Jena

The concerned officials have been directed to ensure proper evacuation of people living in low-lying areas and kutcha houses to avoid any kind of eventualities.

Odisha SRC's New Guidelines For Covid: Public Transport Suspended To Chhattisgarh
Odisha SRC's New Guidelines For Covid: Public Transport Suspended To Chhattisgarh

Bhubaneswar: With COVD-19 positive cases continuing to show an increasing trend, the Odisha government shifted its focus on the people coming from other States and made RT-PCR negative report mandatory…

Odisha: March Covid-19 Guidelines Released ; Good News For Operas, Check Other Details

Bhubaneswar: Opera parties and open air thatres can perform their show with a cap of maximuim 2000 audiences amid strict adherence to Covid-19 norms as the Odisha government issued fresh guidelines for March 2021 on Saturday. In its order, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), however, has empowerd the local administration to take a call on […]

Cyclone amphan update
Cyclone Amphan: North Coastal Odisha On High Alert!

Bhubaneswar: A year-on after the strongest summer tropical cyclone in Bay of Bengal, Odisha seems to be staying at the receiving end of yet another disaster at a time when the entire world is battling COVID pandemic. As the low-pressure system over South-East Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea continues to intensify into […]

Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena
Odisha SRC Orders On-Spot Registration Of Non-Enrolled Returnees, Action For Lapses During Return

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has asked all district and municipal authorities to ensure spot registration of unregistered returnees in temporary medical camps with immediate action after their arrival from other States. In a letter to all district collectors and municipal commissioners, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena has instructed the officials to check the registration status […]

Keeping A Close Watch On Cyclonic Storm: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government said they have kept a close watch on cyclonic storm, which is brewing up in the Bay of Bengal. “As per the IMD report, there is less possibility of cyclonic storm hitting the Odisha coast. However, the clear picture will come out after the formation of the cyclonic storm,” said Special […]

Post Fani, Odisha struggles to provide basic services

Bhubaneswar: Even after two days of cyclone ‘Fani’ hitting the Odisha coast, the state government is struggling to provide basic amenities to people in the affected areas. The office of Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said massive relief and restoration work was underway to provide basic facilities – electricity, water supply and mobile connectivity – to […]

Cyclone Fani: 2 EVM strong rooms to be relocated

Bhubaneswar: The Election Commission has taken adequate precautionary measures to avoid possible damages to polled Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) in view of the expected landfall of Cyclone Fani on Friday. Besides, the Collectors of all the districts which are expected to be affected by the cyclone have been directed to take measures to prevent entry of […]

crop-loss pest infestation and drought hit
Crops in over 10,000 hectares pest-infested, 3 districts drought-hit: SRC

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 […]