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Cook’s Son of Odisha Cracks Indian Statistical Service Exam

Dhenkanal 1/8/21: A young academician from Odisha, Dr. Prabhata Das, cleared the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Examination-2020. He is the lone candidate from the State to have cracked the examination held in October last year followed by interviews for personality test this year. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday released the results of the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) ...

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Odisha Chief Ministerwrote to Union chemicals and fertilizers minister over the short supply of fertilizers to the State

Bhubaneswar: 31/7/21:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday wrote to Union chemicals and fertilizers minister Mansukh Mandaviya over the short supply of fertilizers to the State. Patnaik thanked the minister for the allocation of fertilizers in the monthly movement supply plans as per the requirement of the State and supply during the month of April. However, during the month of ...

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Odisha government allowed shopping malls, cinemas halls, theatres, and ‘Jatras’ to operate with 50% seating capacity

Bhubaneswar:31/7/21 Continuing with its decisions to ease Covid-19 restrictions for the month of August, the Odisha government today allowed shopping malls, cinemas halls, theatres, and ‘Jatras’ to operate with 50% seating capacity. Elaborating about the guidelines for August Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena stated the malls, theatres, restaurants, bars, dhabas, and Jatras will reopen with half of their seating ...

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Crorepati’ PS To Staff Selection Commission Member Arrested

Bhubaneswar: 31/7/21:Private Secretary of Staff Selection Commission Member, who landed in Vigilance net over the allegation of possession of disproportionate assets to his known sources of income, has been arrested. The PS, identified as Biranchi Narayan Sahoo, was apprehended today following raids on his houses yesterday. The vigilance officials had conducted simultaneous raids at 6 places including his residential house. ...

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185 Junior Data Entry Operators has joined in Home Department of Odisha Government

Bhubaneswar30/7/21:: As many as 185 Junior Data Entry Operators today joined the State Government in the Home Department.  All of them have been recruited by Odisha Staff Selection Commission. Addressing an orientation programme for the Jr. DEOs, on virtual platform,  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that role of data is critical to the effectiveness of governance.  He added that data ...

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Government of Odisha approved seven projects worth Rs 2083.88 crore

Bhubaneswar:30/7/21: The Government of Odisha today approved seven projects, including two 5-star hotels in Bhubaneswar, worth Rs 2083.88 crore at the 102nd State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting. The projects have the potential of generating employment opportunities for over 2,144 persons. Below are the details of the projects. * A 500 KLPD grain-based Ethanol Plant and 8 MW ...

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Huge amounts of cash, gold jewelry, documents Unearthed during Vigilance Raids of OSSC Staff

Bhubaneswar:30/7/21: Vigilance sleuths today raided the office and residences of a senior employee of Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) on charges of acquisition and possession of property disproportionate to his known sources of income. Three teams of the anti-corruption wing conducted the raid at six places associated with Biranchi Narayan Sahoo, Private Secretary to a member of OSSC, in During the ...

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Effecting a reshuffle in the IAS cadre : Vishal Dev appointed as the Principal Secretary of Finance Department

Bhubaneswar:29/7/21: Effecting a reshuffle in the IAS cadre, Odisha Government today appointed Tourism Principal Secretary Vishal Dev as the Principal Secretary of Finance Department. Ashok Meena, who currently serves as the Principal Secretary of Finance Department, has been appointed as the Principal Secretary of Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department. R Vineel Krishna, Special Secretary to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, ...

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NDRF DG Satya Narayan Pradhan Assumes Addl Charge As NCB DG

New Delhi:29/7/21: The Director General (DG) of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Satya Narayan Pradhan on Thursday assumed the additional charge as DG of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Pradhan took the charge from Rakesh Asthana who took charge as Delhi Police Commissioner today. The senior IPS officer from Odisha was born in Patna, Bihar. He has served as Joint Secretary, Ministry ...

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Odisha Chief Minister today launched ‘One Nation, One Ration’ scheme across the State

Bhubaneswar:29/7/21: With an aim to strengthen the food security scheme Odisha Chief Minister today launched ‘One Nation, One Ration’ scheme across the State. As the scheme comes into effect, people of Odisha will be able to purchase essential commodities at public distribution shops outside the State. Residents of other States will be able to get the commodities in Odisha as well. ...

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