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Tag: Rdc

Cuttack COVID Hospital Fire Will Be Probed, Says RDC

Cuttack: The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC-Central Range), Anil Samal on Monday ordered a probe into the fire mishap at a COVID hospital in Cuttack. Though no casualty was reported in the fire, all the patients undergoing treatment at Sadguru hospital at Jagatpur have been shifted to other hospitals following a long rescue operation. A detailed […]

RDC orders probe into Niramaya scheme irregularities

Cuttack: A day after cancer patients at the State government-run Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack alleged irregularities in distribution of medicines meant for free-supply under the Niramaya scheme, the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Central Division ordered a probe into the matter. In a report telecast by OTV on October 9, it was detailed […]

Compensation for victims of Bhadrak violence announced

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government today announced a special compensation package to provide some relief to the victims of Bhadrak violence. Official sources said, the General Administration (GA) department approved the package and as per the order, the affected people would be entitled to get a maximum monetary assistance of Rs 2 lakh and a minimum of Rs 15,000. […]

RDC reviews welfare works at Nagada

Jajpur: The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central Range, AB Ota on Saturday took stock of progress of various developmental works at Nagada here. Speaking to media persons, Ota cited that the undergoing construction of a main road connecting to improve the connectivity in area will be completed by May 30. The RDC further said that the government […]

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Bhadrak collector submits report, Property worth Rs 9 cr damaged

Bhadrak: Property worth Rs 9 crore was damaged during the recent outrage in Bhadrak town, mentioned Bhadrak Collector Gyana Ranjan Das in the damage assessment report submitted to the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central division, AB Otta this morning. Talking to OTV exclusively, the Bhadrak Collector said, “Of the 30 wards in Bhadrak town, the […]

BJD’s agitation over kerosene quota reaches Sambalpur

Sambalpur: After Bhubaneswar and Berhampur, the ruling BJD will be staging a demonstration in front of the office of Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) here today, protesting slashing of State’s kerosene quota. Earlier on Tuesday, the party leaders including ministers, MLAs and other activists staged a dharna, led by Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Sanjay […]

Curfew relaxed for two more hours as peace returns to Bhadrak

Bhadrak: As normalcy is returning to the trouble-torn town gradually, the district administration has decided to extend duration of curfew relaxation by two more hours from 2 pm to 4 pm. The decision came after a review of the situation in the town, Collector Gyan Ranjan Das said. Earlier, curfew was relaxed for seven hours, […]

Swargadwar land grab: Panel submits probe report to RDC

Puri: The 9-member team constituted to probe Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) land grab allegations submitted its preliminary report to the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) of central range today. According to sources, the team verified the land records of the past 90 years  of the 16.735-acre land allotted in favour of the Swargadwar. Out of the 242 […]

Admin to focus on discipline during Rath Yatra this year

Puri: The first coordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra was held at the Sadbhawana Hall of the district administration here today with Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) AB Ota chairing the meeting. Maintenance of discipline for smooth conduct of the annual festival was the main focus of the meeting. The RDC said ensuring coordination […]

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Rath Yatra Coordination Committee to meet Today

Puri: The first coordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra will be held today here at Sadbhawana hall of the district administration. The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) is set to chair the gathering. Puri collector, superintendent of police, senior district officials and citizens, scribes and the temple servitors would attend the meeting. The committee […]

Swargadwar land grab: Probe concludes; steps outlined to reclaim land

Puri: The nine-member probe team constituted to investigate the allegations of land grab of land allotted for Puri Swargadwar (Crematorium) concluded its first phase investigations and will submit a report to the administration based on which, the Puri Collector said, steps have been outlined to reclaim land. Puri collector Arvind Agarwal on Wednesday conducted an […]

Govardhan Peeth sees government role in Swargadwar land grab

Puri: With more skeletons tumbling out each passing day of the Swargadwar land grab closet, the Govardhan Peeth here on Tuesday alleged that with the help of State government and the administration authorities, the land belonging to Swargadwar have been usurped at various times. Such is the extent of the land irregularities as alleged by […]

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Even parts of existing Swargadwar encroached upon

Puri: After probe revealed that out of the 16.4 acre land belonging to the Swargadwar, 10.342 acre land has been recorded in the name of as many as 158 persons at various points in time, it is now being alleged that even parts of the existing crematorium have also been encroached upon. The case in […]

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Swargadwar land grab: Probe panel finds illegal transfer of land

Puri: The 9-member team probing allegations of usurping land allotted to Puri Swargadwar (the holy crematorium), have found substantial proof of illegal transfer of land meant for the purpose to private parties. The investigating team in the second day of its inquiry today vetted the land records dating 90 years back and have found proof […]

RDC holds review meeting over jaundice outbreak in Cuttack

Cuttack: Water-borne disease, Jaundice is fast spreading its tentacles in Tulasipur area of Cuttack district. At a meeting held under the chairmanship of RDC (Central Division) AB Ota, it was decided that total 50 squads will be formed to tackle the situation. While 25 teams will be pressed into service in the affected areas, the […]

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Addl tehsildar to be dismissed for fake caste certificate

Sambalpur: The additional tehsidar of Maneswar tehsil in the district landed in trouble after Revenue Divisional Commissioner, northern range, recommended his dismissal on charges of doing government service by producing fake caste certificate. “Revenue department has been asked to dismiss Bikash Bhoi from service after the state level scrutiny committee examined all his documents”, RDC […]

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Countdown for Babarati ODI begins

Cuttack: Countdown for the much-awaited One Day International match between India and England scheduled at Barabati Stadium in the Millennium city on January 19 has begun. Talking about the preparations for the match, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Odisha Cricket Association, Bidyut Kumar Nayak said the ground has been made ready for net practice […]

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Hospital fire fallout: Expert group formed by govt to recommend norms

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: After around one and half month of occurrence of the SUM Hospital fire mishap which took 31 lives, the State government has decided to form an expert group to examine the buildings of hospitals including the privately-run ones and safety measures taken by hospital authorities to prepare a technical guideline. Informing newsmen about the […]

SUM mishap: 21 asked to depose before probe panel today

Cuttack: At least 21 persons have been summoned to depose before the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central, today in connection with the SUM hospital fire tragedy that claimed 29 lives. RDC AB Ota yesterday recorded statements of three eyewitnesses out of 20 summoned to appear before the probe panel. Others who failed to turn up […]

Eng-Ind ODI: No water bottles inside Barabati stadium

Cuttack: Taking a leaf out of the unsavoury incident that took place during T20 match between India and South Africa at Barabati stadium on October 5 last year, the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) today said no spectator will be allowed to carry water bottles inside the stadium during the One-day match between England and India […]

SUM Hospital fire: Three witnesses depose before RDC

Cuttack: The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central, today recorded the statement of three witnesses in connection with the tragic fire in SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar on October 17 in which 31 patients were killed. “We had sent notices to 20 witnesses to depose of which only three witnesses turned up. The information which I have […]

SUM fire mishap: RDC to record statements of witnesses from today

Bhubaneswar: The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Central Division will record the statements of witnesses of the Sum Hospital fire Mishap from today. Besides common people, the RDC will record the statements of doctors who conducted autopsy of the people died in the mishap, DMET authorities, hospital officials and the CDMO would appear before the Commissioner […]

‘SUM Hospital authorities had ignored FS recommendations’

Bhubaneswar: The SUM Hospital authorities had ignored the recommendations of the Fire Services (FS) department on fire safety measures, said DG, Fire Services Binay Behera today. Briefing media persons after submitting his report to Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi on SUM Hospital fire mishap, at a review meeting at the State Secretariat here in the […]

Fire mishap: Odisha govt files FIRs against hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today filed two FIRs alleging negligence in conduct and safety against a private hospital where a major fire broke out killing 20 people, while administrative inquiries into the mishap have begun. Two separate FIRs have been lodged by Joint Director of the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Umakanta Satpathy and […]

Fire mishap: Gutted hospital portions sealed ahead of probe

Bhubaneswar: A day after a major fire at a hospital here claimed 20 lives, the gutted portions of the private medical facility were sealed today ahead of a probe as the Odisha government made preparations for the treatment of the injured who have been shifted to other hospitals. While 20 deaths were officially confirmed, authorities […]