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Odisha Housing & Urban Development Department won the Asia Pacific Housing Forum Innovation Awards 2021

Bhubaneswar:9/12/21; Odisha Housing & Urban Development Department won the Asia Pacific Housing Forum Innovation Awards 2021 for its Jaga Mission’s Slum Upgradation programme. This award was administered by an international jury that selected Jaga Mission as a winner through a competitive process from amongst 50 programs from several countries in the Asia Pacific region. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hailed the Housing ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Lays Foundation For Technical Ammonium Nitrate Complex At Gopalpur

Bhubaneswar:9/12/21 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday laid the foundation stone for a manufacturing facility for Nitric Acid, Ammonium Nitrate Solution, and Technical Ammonium Nitrate prills by Smartchem Technologies Limited at the TATA SEZ situated in Gopalpur of Ganjam district. Smartchem Technologies Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd. (DFPCL) is setting up the manufacturing ...

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Centre reviews Public Health Response to COVID-19 in the light of emergence of OMICRON and Progress of Vaccination with States/UT

Newdelhi:9/12/21:The five-fold strategy of Test-Track-Treat-Vaccinate-adherence to COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) was highlighted as the mainstay of public health response strategy for effective and timely control and management of COVID19 and its variants by Union Health Secretary Shri Rajesh Bhushan as he reviewed the public health preparedness to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 and progress of vaccination with Health Secretaries and ...

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Over 1 lakh people getting pension directly into their bank accounts through SAMPANN project

Newdelhi:9/12/21:More than One Lakh pensioners are currently being serviced by Principal Controller of Communication Accounts/ Controller of Communication Accounts offices all over India via SAMPANN which has improved the service delivery to pensioners by providing a single-window setup ensuring the following benefits: Timely settlement of pension cases Provision of e-Pension Payment Order Login for each pensioner enables access to key ...

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ICC signs MoU with Odisha govt, RITES to undertake to study on the logistics infrastructure of state

Bhubaneswar: 8/12/21: Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has decided to undertake a unique study on the logistics infrastructure of Odisha which covers all modes of transport like road, rail, inland waterways, slurry transportation, public transport, port, and air connectivity. ICC has joined hands with the Odisha government and RITES Limited to undertake the study and prepare a compressive report. The ...

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Pandemonium continued to prevail in the Odisha Assembly for the seventh consecutive day of the Winter Session

Bhubaneswar:6/12/21:  Pandemonium continued to prevail in the Odisha Assembly for the seventh consecutive day of the Winter Session on Wednesday as both the opposition BJP and the Congress members created ruckus in the House throughout the day. Though Speaker SN Patro has called an all-party meeting twice on Wednesday, it failed to bring normalcy to the House. The House was ...

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Odisha Mining Corporation organised a Customer Meet for the buyers of Iron, Chrome, and Bauxite ores

Bhubaneswar:8/121/21: As part of its practice to strengthen the business process by creating supplier-buyer harmony, Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) organised a Customer Meet for the buyers of Iron, Chrome, and Bauxite ores at Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. The meet was organised by following the Covid-19 protocol where a large number of representatives from mineral-based industries in the state attended the interactive ...

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BCCI announced Rohit Sharma as the ODI and T20I captain of Team India

Mumbai:8/12/21: The BCCI today named Rohit Sharma as the ODI and T20I captain of Team India. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee also decided to name Mr Rohit Sharma as the Captain of the ODI & T20I teams going forward,” the BCCI tweeted.

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BJD MPs urges before Union Minister Piyush Goyal to Ensure Procurement Of Surplus Parboiled Rice From Odisha

Newdelhi:8/12/21:: A delegation of BJD MPs today met in New Delhi and submitted a memorandum urging him to ensure that Food Corporation of India (FCI) continues procuring surplus parboiled rice from Odisha for the next Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22. Through the memorandum, the BJD Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members appraised the Union Minister that a total of 14 ...

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BMC has been conducting testing camps (RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen) in educational institutions

Bhubaneswar:8/12/21: Further strengthening its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic with a motto of ‘testing, tracing and treatment’, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been conducting testing camps (RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen) in educational institutions, especially schools that reopened recently for physical classes to prevent transmission. The Civic Body has ramped up mass testing of students and staff in the State ...

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