Tag: Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra

Missing Ratna Bhandar key: Was replacing SJTA chief a damage control move?

Bhubaneswar: The corridors of power are buzzing with speculations over removal of Pradeep Jena as Chief Administrator of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) amid the ongoing controversy over the missing Ratna Bhandar key. Discussions are on whether Odisha government’s decision to remove Pradeep Jena was because of administrative lapses or a mere damage control […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha to recruit teachers through competitive exam, interview

Bhubaneswar: Teacher aspirants now have to undergo a competitive exam and face an interview to land a job in a government school in Odisha, informed School and Mass Education secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra today. After a review meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Mohapatra said the teachers will now be selected through a […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
DBT for kerosene subsidy across Odisha by Mar 2017

Bhubaneswar: Implementation of direct benefit transfer (DBT) for kerosene subsidy will undertaken in Odisha by Mar 2017, said Food Supplies Secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra today. Talking to newsmen, Mohapatra said, “In the first phase, the DBT for kerosene subsidy will be put into effect in 110 urban local bodies of the State. Later the developed […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Centre’s calculation on drought aid wrong: Odisha govt

The Odisha government on Wednesday claimed that the Centre has trimmed its drought assistance to the state due to wrong calculation

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Odisha to submit ATR on drought to Centre on Jan 27

Odisha among 12 drought affected states would submit their action taken report (ATR) on drought to the Centre at a meeting in New Delhi on January 27

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Odisha seeks Rs 2,344.99 cr in final drought report sent to Centre

Odisha government on Friday sent its final memorandum on drought in the State after crop cutting assessment to the Centre seeking a grant of Rs 2,344.99 crore, Special relief Commissioner Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra said here on Friday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Senior IAS Gagan Dhal Resigns From Service

Bhubaneswar: A day after the State government effected a major reshuffle in the senior bureaucratic level, senior IAS officer Gagan Dhal has reportedly resigned from the service today. Dhal, who is a 1985-batch IAS officer and presently serving as the Agriculture Production Commissioner was due for retirement from the service in January 2020. Dhal was […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021