Home » State News

State News

Two-day prep meeting for 2nd BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise commenced

puri

Puri;14/11/19:A two-day preparatory meeting for the 2nd Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Disaster Management Exercise – 2020 was held here on Thursday. The objective of the Disaster Management exercise was to promote regional cooperation in disaster response among many nations.  DG NDRF SN Pradhan, BIMSTEC Director Pankaj Hazarika and SRC Odisha PK Jena were ...

Read More »

Six more Additional District & Sessions Judge Court to establish

orissa_high_court_EPS212

Cuttack:14/11/19: The Orissa High Court has proposed the establishment of six Additional District and Sessions Judge Court in different districts of Odisha. A notification regarding the same has also been issued. As per recommendations of the High Court, the High-Level Committee has decided to set up Additional District and Sessions courts at Cuttack, Bhadrak, Nilagiri in Balasore, Udala in Mayurbhanj, Pattamundai ...

Read More »

Odisha Chief Minister launched the ‘Mo School’ mobile phone application

mo school

Bhubaneswar:14/11/19: Marking two years of completion of Mo School initiative, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the ‘Mo School’ mobile phone application at the Lok Seva Bhawan here today. According to sources, the application will facilitate the alumni and other interested individuals to contribute towards the development of the schools. Patnaik also released a coffee-table book and a newsletter on ...

Read More »

Historic Bali Yatra was inaugurated by Odisha Legislative Assembly Speaker

bali

Cuttack:12/11/19 The historic Bali Yatra was inaugurated by Odisha Legislative Assembly Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro this evening at Gadagadia ghat in Cuttack city. Indonesia’s Ambassador to India, Sidharto Reza Suryodipuro, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.The opening ceremony was attended by Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain, Housing And Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena, Tourism Minister Jyoti ...

Read More »

Odisha Chief minister has announced livelihood support package for Bulbul affected people

bulbul

Bhubaneswar:11/11/19:Odisha Chief minister  has  announced livelihood support package for CycloneBulbul affected, including input subsidy for crop damages of 33% or more & amounting to ₹6,800/Ha for rain fed & non-irrigated land, ₹13,500/Ha for assured irrigation & ₹18,000/Ha for perennial crop. Focused on restoring livelihoods of affected farmers, the package includes 50,000 seed & 10,000 vegetable mini kits, 3000 sprayers at 50% subsidy etc. 45,000 ...

Read More »

Odisha Industries Minister attended Global Chemicals & Petrochemicals Manufacturing Hubs in India

dib

Bhubaneswar: 11/11/2019:The two-day summit on Global Chemicals & Petrochemicals Manufacturing Hubs in India was held at Mumbai today was inaugurated by Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda. Odisha Industries Minister Captain Dibya Sankar Mishra, and Mekapati Goutham Reddy, Andhra Pradesh Industries, Commerce, Information Technology Minister attended the summit as major speakers. Addressing the gathering, Odisha Industries Minister Captain ...

Read More »

Bulbul Aftermath report released by the office of Special Relief Commissioner

faninew

Bhubaneswar:10/11/19: In the aftermath of tropical cyclone Bulbul, five districts of Odisha –  Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak Balasore and Mayurbhanj have been affected. Jajpur is also affected to some extent, a report released by the office of Special Relief Commissioner on Sunday stated. No human casualties have reported but 11 large animals, 5 small animals and 50 poultry birds have been lost ...

Read More »

Three Lakh hectare of crop area including horticulture crops have been affected due to cyclone Bulbul

crop-damage

Bhubaneswar:10/11/19: Nearly 3 lakh hectare of crop area including horticulture crops have been affected while about 5,500 houses have been damaged due to cyclone Bulbul, said an official on Sunday. Six coastal districts were affected following heavy rain and strong wind triggered by the cyclonic storm, which passed through the coastal areas on Saturday. Five districts Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak Balasore and ...

Read More »

Odisha Chief Minister will make an aerial survey of the Cyclone Bulbul-affected districts

images-8

Bhubaneswar:10/11/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will make an aerial survey of the Cyclone Bulbul-affected districts of Odisha on Monday afternoon to review damage & restoration measures at Lok Seva Bhavan in the evening . The Odisha CM will review the situation with the Collectors of six Cyclone Bulbul-affected districts. Notably, several areas in north Odisha witnessed extensive damage especially crop loss ...

Read More »

Senior IPS officer Ravi Kant appointed as the Special resident Commissioner

download

Bhubaneswar: 9/11/19:Senior IPS officer Ravi Kant on Saturday has been appointed as the Special resident Commissioner, Odisha Bhawan, New Delhi. A notification in this regard has been issued by the Home Department of the Odisha Government today. According to the notification, Ravi Kant, a 1998 IPS officer who is currently serving as an OSD (officers in Special Duty) has been appointed ...

Read More »