The average rainfall in the State in the past two days has been estimated at 156 mm while the average rainfall till date in September has been recorded at 154 mm, said the Odisha SRC.
The SRC has further instructed the Collectors that in case of any damage to communication/roads occur, the same be forthwith restored for effecting communication at the earliest.
As many as 52 NDRF teams will be pressed into service in post cyclone rescue and relief operations. 22 teams have already arrived while 30 more will reach the State by tonight.
Bhubaneswar: The number of Covid-19 positive cases has climbed to 45 at the Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) in Bhubaneswar even as the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) sealed the institute in the Capital City on Monday. “As many as 45 cases have been detected from XIMB. Travel history of all the infected persons are being […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid Coronavirus pandemic, it seems nature has unleashed its fury in Odisha. Series of low pressures on Bay of Bengal has now resulted in severe flood situation in the State destroying at least 3 lakh hectares of farmland, leaving as many as 16 people dead and 8 lakh others badly hit. Addressing presser after […]
Bhubaneswar: Baitarani River may trigger flood in low-lying areas of Jajpur and Bhadrak districts by tomorrow morning, special relief commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said on Tuesday. “Even though there is no flood situation as of now, heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Baitarani in Keonjhar may lead to deluge. The river is flowing […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha received 1.3 per cent surplus rainfall this monsoon from June till date, informed the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Jena on Friday. “From the month of June till August 21, Odisha received 1.3 per cent more rainfall than the expected average rainfall. In the month of June, 9.3 per cent above normal rainfall […]
Bhubaneswar: After Centre relaxed COVID-19 lockdown norms allowed movement of people by trains and flights, Odisha government on Sunday partly amended guidelines and allowed intra-state movement of city buses, two wheelers, private vehicles and taxis (Ola and Uber). Announcing the decision, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said, four wheelers and auto rickshaws are allowed […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has set a target to restore road communication in the State on a war footing as cyclone Amphan on Wednesday uprooted trees, electric poles and damaged houses in several parts of the State, especially in the coastal belt. “As per preliminary reports, several trees were uprooted, electric poles damaged and road communication […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has asked all district and municipal authorities to ensure spot registration of unregistered returnees in temporary medical camps with immediate action after their arrival from other States. In a letter to all district collectors and municipal commissioners, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena has instructed the officials to check the registration status […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Jena, has written to all the district collectors to provide food free of cost to sick, destitute and homeless people in rural areas across the State amid the ongoing lockdown in the wake of COVID-19. The district collectors have been asked to provide one meal worth Rs 30 per […]