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Tag: Urban Local Bodies

FM Sitharaman
Grant of Rs 2,427 cr released to states for urban local bodies

The Union Finance Ministry released an amount of Rs 2,427 crore to 11 states for the urban local bodies on Friday

Over 2 Years & Counting! Fate Of Civic Polls Still Hangs In Balance In Odisha; Minister Responds

Bhubaneswar: It is now more than two years that the elections to various urban local bodies (ULBs) in Odisha are still pending. After some legal confusion and subsequent Covid-19 lockdown, the fate of the civic polls still hangs in balance owing to the inordinate delay. However, Law Minister Pratap Jena on Thursday said that the […]

Uncertainty looms over elections to 65 civic bodies

Bhubaneswar: Uncertainty looms over elections to 65 urban local bodies (ULBs), which should be held by September this year by the State Election Commission (SEC), as the State government has expressed its incapability to complete ward delimitation and seat reservation within stipulated time frame. As per a letter written to the SEC on June 13, […]

Uncertainty looms over conduct of Municipal Polls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Uncertainty looms large over the conduct of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) on time as Odisha government has decided to move Supreme Court against the Orissa High Court order regarding reservation of seats in different urban local bodies. Earlier, the Orissa High Court had asked the state government not to exceed 50 per cent reservation […]

Transgenders demand 5 percent reservation to contest ULB polls

Bhubaneswar: Expressing their interest to contest in the upcoming general elections to the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), transgenders on Monday demanded five percent reservation of seats for them. Claiming that they have already proved their mettle in other sectors of society, transgenders under the aegis of All Odisha Kinnar and Third Gender Mahasangha have demanded […]

Process for elections to civic bodies in Odisha begins

Bhubaneswar: The Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) department on Tuesday instructed all the District Magistrates and Collectors to complete delimitation of wards and reservation of seats by April 30, 2018 for the general elections to the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs). While the term of 65 ULBs will expire on September 30, 2018, the term of […]

No utilisation certificates, no salary for ULBs in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Staff of all the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in State, including Municipal Councils, Municipal Corporations and Notified Area Councils (NAC) will have to forgo their salary in case of failure to submit pending utilisation certificates (UCs) of funds received, cautioned the Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) department on Thursday. In a letter to municipal […]

182 drinking water projects inaugurated in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated 182 drinking water supply projects for 113 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in Odisha and also laid foundation for 555 new projects. Inaugurating the projects through video conferencing at Barabati Indoor Stadium in Cuttack, Patnaik said, “Every house, every habitation and every street of all urban local bodies will […]

CM launches municipal cadre; 3,213 new posts on anvil

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the Odisha Municipal Cadre as per which 3,213 posts will be created in eight different services

OUIDF approves projects of worth Rs 905 cr for different ULBs

The Odisha Urban Infrastructure Development Fund (OUIDF) has approved nine projects of worth Rs 905.19 crore for various Urban Local Bodies ( ULBs) in its eighth Board of Trustees meeting which was held under the chairmanship of chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat here on Thursday