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Odia NITian  Omm Priyadarshi Chhotaray has clicked Pradhan Mantri Young Dynamic Versatile Author mentorship-2021

Bhubaneswar, Dec 31: Odia NITian  Omm Priyadarshi Chhotaray has clicked Pradhan Mantri Young Dynamic Versatile Author(PM- YUVA) mentorship-2021, for his historical fiction on the valiant Paikas of Odisha. His ‘Paika: Jana, Akhyana O Andolan’ which literally means, factual legends on the Paika Rebellion in Odisha is going to be published by the National Book Trust(NBT), a unit of the Ministry ...

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Odisha Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved nine major proposals

Bhubaneswar:31/12/21:Odisha Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved nine major proposals on Friday. The first proposal was the fixation of pay of eligible teaching and non-teaching employees of new-aided non-government high school, upper primary school, and madrasas as per the Odisha Revised Scale of Pay Rules, 2017 or 7th Pay Commission. It will be fixed notionally from ...

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Odisha Chief Minister has announced a three percent hike in DA for state government employees

Bhubaneswar:31/12/21: On the eve of New Year, here comes a piece of good news for the state government employees of Odisha. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a three percent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for state government employees. The hike will be effective retrospectively from July 1, 2021. With this, the DA for government employees went up from 28 ...

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Odisha Chief Minister appointed former DGP, Abhay as chairman of the state task force for Narcotic drugs-related issues

Bhubaneswar:31/12/21:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has appointed former DGP, Abhay as chairman of the state task force for Narcotic drugs-related issues in the rank and status of chief secretary. On Friday, Sunil Kumar Bansal took charge as the Director-General of Police (DGP) of Odisha today as the DGP from Abhay retired on December 31. As the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government ...

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Odisha Public Service Commission has announced notification for the recruitment of 796 Assistant Section Officer

Bhubaneswar:31/12/21: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has announced notification for the recruitment of 796 Assistant Section Officer (ASO) posts on Friday. According to the official notifications, out of the total 796 vacancies mentioned above, the reservation of vacancies in respect of Sports Persons, Ex-Servicemen and Persons with Disabilities are given below. Candidates belonging to the categories of PWD (whose permanent ...

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Sunil Kumar Bansal took charge as the new Director-General of Police (DGP) of Odisha

Cuttack:31/12/21: IPS officer Sunil Kumar Bansal today took charge as the new Director-General of Police (DGP) of Odisha.Bansal assumed charge as the chief of the Odisha Police at the State Police Headquarters, Cuttack by receiving the guard of honour. Earlier this month, the 1987-batch IPS officer of Odisha cadre was appointed as the new Director-General of Police (DGP) of the ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan to launch 100 days Reading Campaign ‘PADHE BHARAT’

Newdelhi:31/12/21:Union Education and Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will be launching a 100-day Reading Campaign ‘Padhe Bharat’ on 1st January 2022. 100 Days Reading Campaign marks an important step to improve learning levels of students as it develops creativity, critical thinking, vocabulary, and the ability to express both verbally and in writing. It helps children to relate to their ...

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Existing GST rates in textile sector to continue beyond 1st January, 2022

Newdelhi:31/12/21:The GST Council’s 46th meeting was held today in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. The GST Council has recommended deferring the decision to change the rates in textiles recommended in the 45th GST Council meeting. Consequently, the existing GST rates in the textile sector would continue beyond 1st January 2022.

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Central Grant of Rs 831 Crore released to Odisha under Jal Jeevan Mission

Newselhi:31/12/21:With a focus to expedite the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Odisha, the Government of India has released Rs 830.85 Crore to Odisha, today. Odisha plans to become ‘HarGhar Jal’ State 2024. Out of 85.67 lakh rural households in the State, 35.37 lakh (41.28%) households have tap water supply in their homes. Water supply work is in full swing ...

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Sanjay Kumar Singh assumed charge as the Secretary of, Ministry of Steel

New Delhi: 30/12/212: Sanjay Kumar Singh today assumed charge as the Secretary of, Ministry of Steel in New Delhi. He is a 1987 batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre. Singh succeeds P.K. Tripathi, Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). Tripathi was holding the additional charge of Secretary Steel.  Sanjay Kumar Singh was appointed as Steel Secretary as part of ...

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