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Tag: Panchayati Raj Department

Panchayati Raj Dept
Panchayat Elections: Odisha Govt Notifies Reservation Guidelines

Reservation guidelines for the upcoming Panchayat elections were notified by the The Odisha Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department on Friday taking a step closer to the three-tier panchayat polls scheduled for 2022.

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Lady BDO’s Viral Video: Probe Ordered, Behaviour Inappropriate, Says Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: A day after the video of Baliapal Block Development Officer (BDO) verbally abusing the migrant workers went viral on social media, the state Panchayati Raj Department on Thursday said that an enquiry has been initiated through Balasore Collector and necessary action would be taken based on his report. Speaking to media, the department Minister […]

COVID-19: Odisha To Stamp Every Person Under Quarantine

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today issued fresh guidelines for registration and quarantine arrangements for the people, who are stranded in other States and intend to return after the lockdown ends on May 3. In a letter to principal secretaries of Panchayati Raj and Housing & Urban Development departments, Additional Secretary and Special Relief Commissioner, Pradeep Jena […]

Ban On SUPs In Rural Areas Of Odisha From 2020 Gandhi Jayanti

Bhubaneswar: After ban on Single Use Plastics (SUPs) in all urban settlements of the State, the State government will soon extend the prohibition to all rural areas by October 2, 2020. Sources said, a discussion regarding this was held during a high level meeting under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary of Odisha Asit Tripathy. […]

Indira Awaas Yojana: Vigilance detects irregularities, seizes many documents in Puri

Puri: Documents showing extensive irregularities in allotment of Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) houses in Astaranga Block of Puri district, during the year 2000-2006, has been seized by Odisha Vigilance. The seized documents include 27 files of six villages in Patalada panchayat and 35 files of three villages in Kendrapati panchayat. While money for construction of […]

State govt green signals for Panchayat polls

Bhubaneswar: The State government today apprised its preparedness to the Election Commission for the ensuing 3-tire panchayat polls. A notification issued by the Panchayati Raj department mentioned-“In pursuance of sub-rule (2) of rule-3 of the Odisha Zilla Parishad Election Rules,1994, the State government do hereby call upon the Parishad Constituencies of all the Zilla Parishads […]

‘Steps to be taken to avoid recurrence of Encephalitis in Malkangiri’

Malkangiri: Senior bureaucrat and Deputy Secretary of Panchayati Raj Department Nruparaj Sahu, who was appointed as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to oversee the measures to check the spread of Japanese Encephalitis, today said action will be taken with focus on sanitation and cleanliness in the district so that such sad incidents would not […]

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Migrant workers to be registered in 11 dists

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to ensure safety and welfare of migrant labourers of Odisha, the state Panchayati Raj department directed collectors of 11 districts on Wednesday to register workers at the gram panchayat level without fail. In a letter, the Commissioner-cum-Secretary of the department asked the collectors to entrust the job of registration of the […]