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Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare launched the National Teleconsultation Centre

New Delhi, March 28: The Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC) today and also interacted with Nodal Officers of Medical Colleges of States and other AIIMS of the country and reviewed the COVID-19 preparedness. The project CoNTeC, an acronym for COVID-19 National Teleconsultation Centre, has been conceptualised by the Ministry ...

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324 cases registered for violations related to COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: 28/3/20:As many as 324 cases have been registered in Odisha for different violations of regulations and guidelines related to COVID-19 during the last 24 hours. This was informed by Odisha Government’s Chief Spokesman on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi here during a press meet on steps taken by the state government to curb the spread of the deadly Coronavirus. Out of ...

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Akshay Parija Productions have donated Rs 1 Lakh to fight against COVID-19:Sabysachi and Rani Panda join hand

Bhubaneswar:28/3/20:As per appeal from Hon CM of Odisha who is fighting an exam plenary fighting against Fight COVID19, Akshay Parija Productions group have donated State Best Film Award money of Rs 50,000 which  was  given    for  BHIJA MATIRA SWARGA(2018) directed by  Late (Padmashree)  Manmohan Mahapatra and additional RS 50,000 from  own fund which   is small gesture to fight with Odisha CM Naveen ...

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Actor Anubhav Mohanty Pledges Rs 1.05 Cr MPLAD Funds For Cuttack & Kendrapara for purchase of necessary equipment for COVID-19.

:Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20: In order to  stay prepared with emergency measures amidst the coronavirus outbreak in the state, actor-turned politician Anubhav Mohanty on Friday wrote to Kendrapara Collector for dispensation of Rs 1.05 crore from his MPLAD funds for purchase of necessary equipment for COVID-19. Expressing his concern that the coronavirus outbreak might get more severe in the coming days, the BJD ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced a package of Rs 2200 amid countrywide lockdown for coronavirus outbreak

Bhubaneswar27/3/20:: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a package of Rs 2200 crore to provide assistance to the people of the state amid countrywide lockdown for coronavirus outbreak. The State Government will provide Rs 1000 each to 94 lakh Food Security Act beneficiary families. An amount of Rs 940 crore will be spent in this regard, the CM said. ...

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Odisha government so far has sent 256 samples for Covid-19 test

Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20: The Odisha government so far has sent 256 samples for Covid-19 test, informed Subroto Bagchi, spokesperson of Odisha government on COVID-19. Bagchi said that reports of 189 samples have been obtained while 186 samples were tested negative for the deadly virus, the number of coronavirus affected persons in the state stands at three. “Health of the first two ...

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National Testing Agency has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) May 2020 examination .

New Delhi, Mar 27: In view of the hardships faced by the parents and the students due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) May 2020 examination scheduled to be held on May 3, 2020. “We are hopeful that we would get back to normal situation relatively soon; but for now, ...

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Odisha government suspended the medical officer of Odisha Assembly dispensary for negligence in duty

Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20: The State government today suspended the medical officer of Odisha Assembly dispensary for negligence in duty. The government today placed Lalit Behera under suspension after a 60-year-old man tested positive for deadly coronavirus. The third Covid-19 positive person had gone to the dispensary of Odisha Assembly and had come in contact with a staff of the assembly. As ...

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Odisha gets Rs 179.64 Cr assistance under National Disaster Response Fund

New Delhi:27/3/20: The High Level Committee (HLC) under the Chairmanship of Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, has approved additional Central assistance under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to eight States including Odisha, which were affected by floods/ landslides/ cyclone/ drought during 2019. HLC approved additional Central assistance of Rs 5751.27 crore to eight States from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) subject ...

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District Collectors Asked To Provide Cooked Food To Destitute during the lockdown

Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20:Housing & Urban Development Department has asked the Collectors of all districts to provide hot cooked meals to the destitute and homeless persons during the lockdown in Odisha. In a letter, Additional Secretary to Govt, Sangramjit Nayak, has directed that due to on-going COVID-19 menace and associated problems throughout the world and the complete lockdown, the destitute and homeless ...

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