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Over 75K Candidates Enrolled For Special Training Camps Organised By Govt
Over 75K Candidates Enrolled For Special Training Camps Organised By Govt

The DDU-GKY, launched on September 25, 2014, is a nationwide placement-linked skill training program funded by the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD).The DDU-GKY seeks to build the placement-linked skills of the poor rural youth and place them in wage employment across various sectors of the economy.

Covid-19 lockdown: Odisha CM asks house owners to waive off rent or defer by 3 months
Odisha expands 'Mo Sarkar' scheme, includes 5 more depts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, here on Wednesday, included five more departments in the ambit of ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative, taking the number of department under it to 27. The new departments are the School and Mass Education, Rural Development, Energy, Higher Education, and Science and Technology. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik called upon […]

Odisha may miss PMGSY-I 2019 deadline; 10,500 habitations still unconnected

Bhubaneswar: Will Odisha meet the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) target of providing road connectivity to all habitations in 2019-20? It seems impossible. Responding to a query on PMGSY progress in Odisha,  Rural Development Minister Susant Singh informed the house that as of now over 3, 323 villages have no road connectivity in the […]

Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Recruitment 2018: Apply Now for various posts

Bhubaneswar/Telengana: National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (An Organisation of the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India) has invited applications from qualified and experienced persons for the positions Research Associate, Research Assistants, Training Associate and Training Manager to work in the research projects. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the posts […]

Show cause notice to Ex Works EIC for spending 2282 Cr without action plan
Show cause notice to Ex Works EIC for spending 2282 Cr without action plan

Bhubaneswar: The State government on Saturday served show cause notice to Prabir Kumar Pradhan, Ex-Engineer-in-Chief (EIC), Rural Works to reply in connection with incurring expenditure of nearly Rs 2282 crore ear marked for maintenance works without formulating an action plan. Pradhan, presently serving as the Principal Secretary to Rural Development (RD) department has been asked […]

Bargarh bridge collapse: Contractor to be blacklisted, says official
Bargarh bridge collapse: Contractor to be blacklisted, says official

Bargarh: The contractor involved in the construction of Biju Setu at Bheden in the district will be blacklisted as a portion of the under construction bridge collapsed yesterday that left five injured, said Rural Development Secretary Bishnupad Sethi on Monday. “Besides, dues to the company will be held back,” Sethi informed. Though the Rural Development […]

Huge unemployment due to lack of skilling mission after Independence: Minister
Huge unemployment due to lack of skilling mission after Independence: Minister

New Delhi: The problem of unemployment would not have acquired such proportions if India had initiated the skilling mission for its youth soon after Independence, Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said here on Sunday. The Minister’s observation came during the event ‘Bharat ke Kaushalzaade’ — an event honouring beneficiaries of its key skilling programmes […]

Ram Kripal Yadav
Ram Kripal Yadav accuses BJD of 'looting public money'

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav today sought clarification from Odisha government on the central assistance given for different welfare schemes and accused the ruling BJD of “looting” public money. “Every gram panchayat gets a direct financial assistance of Rs 422 per head each year for carrying out developmental work. […]

Ram Kripal Yadav
Union minister criticises Odisha govt over security

Bhubaneswar: Union minister Ram Kripal Yadav today came down heavily on the Odisha government for not providing him with an adequate security cover as per protocol. “The state government did not provide me with security as per protocol. This is the first time I saw this kind of a behaviour of a state government towards […]

Odisha BPL data in Parliament triggers confusion over beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar: While the Odisha government has been identifying beneficiaries for various centrally sponsored schemes based on Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC), 2011 the data presented by Union Rural Development minister in Parliament on number of people Below Poverty Line (BPL) in the state has stoked confusion over which one of aforementioned lists shall be […]

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Odisha targets construction of 5864 km PMGSY roads in current fiscal

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to complete construction of 5864 km of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in 2016-17 fiscal. A decision to this effect was taken at a high level review meeting presided over by chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat here today. The chief secretary asked […]

Ministers divided on family count in rural Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a major embarrassment to the ruling BJD, two ministers of the party in their written replies in Assembly on Tuesday furnished two different figures of the total number of families in Odisha. While Rural Development minister Badri Narayan Patra put the number of families in rural Odisha at 81,20,619, Panchayati Raj minister Arun […]

DMF funds to be used to build roads in remote areas

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will utilize funds available under the District Mineral Fund (DMF) to improve road connectivity in inaccessible areas of the State. The road projects will be undertaken by the Rural Development (RD) department. DMF is a fund created out of contributions by mining companies for the development of mineral bearing districts. Holders […]