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Evicted slum dwellers vandalise police van in Cuttack
67 Slum Dwellers Arrested For Attack On CMC Staff, Police In Cuttack

As many as 67 slum dwellers, including 15 women were arrested today on charges of attacking Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) staff and police personnel at Nuapada Balisahi under Madhupatna Police limits on May 11.

Slum Dwellers In Bhubaneswar Protest Eviction

Bhubaneswar: Residents of Salia Sahi Slum on Friday took to the streets protesting an eviction drive ordered by the administration. Thousands of the slum dwellers under the aegis of Salia Sahi Anchalika Committee took out a huge rally at Lower PMG and staged protest accusing the government for unilaterally deciding to evict the locals without […]

Protest By Slum Dwellers Halts Eviction For Modern ISBT In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Days after the State Cabinet approved the proposal for construction of a modern Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) at Baramunda in Bhubaneswar, a team led by officials of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) today carried out an eviction drive in Khandagiri to make space for temporary shifting of the Odisha […]

Bhubaneswar airport expansion: Slum dwellers protest eviction

Bhubaneswar: Residents of Tarini Mazdoor Slum on Tuesday protested an eviction drive of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) undertaken for expansion of the Biju Patnaik International Airport. According to reports, for expansion of the airport, the slum near Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) needs be relocated. However, the 110 families staying in the […]

Odisha launches mission to provide land rights to slum dwellers

Chhatrapur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission at a State-level programme held in Chhatrapur of Ganjam district today to provide land rights to urban slum dwellers. The pilot mission, touted as world’s largest slum-titling project is implemented by Odisha government in collaboration with Tata Trust and will benefit over 10 lakh […]

Odisha Assembly clears land rights to slum dwellers bill

Bhubaneswar: Odisha assembly today passed four bills including the much-awaited Odisha Land Rights to Slum Dwellers Bill, 2017 which will provide land to slum dwellers residing in Municipalities and Notified Area Councils (NACs) of the State. Introducing the Odisha Land Rights to Slum Dwellers Bill, 2017 in the Assembly, Housing and Urban Development Minister Niranjan […]

Slum Dwellers pucca house
Bhubaneswar: Slum dwellers given pucca houses by CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today dedicated 80 pucca houses to the slum dwellers of Mahisakhala in BJB Nagar area of Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the 80 houses are constructed in two blocks consisting of 40 houses each. According to sources, these pucca houses are being given as a part of the rehabilitation program for […]

CM announces housing scheme for Steel city slum dwellers

Rourkela: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a Rs 260 crore housing scheme for the slum dwellers of Rourkela city. He also announced Rs 400 crore scheme for underground sewerage in the Steel City. The chief minister made the announcement while addressing Nirmana Shramik Saptaha (Construction Workers’ Week ) at Bisra on the outskirts […]