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STANDING COMMITTEE ON DEFENCE VISITS INS CHILKA

Chilka:23/8/21:The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence (SCOD) visited the prestigious ab-initio sailors training establishment of Indian Navy, INS Chilka on 23 Aug 21. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence (SCOD) is a Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC) of selected members of parliament for legislative oversight of the defence policies and decision making of the Ministry of Defence (MOD). INS Chilka ...

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Odisha Logs 853 New COVID-19 Cases Including 100 Children

Bhubaneswar:22/8/21: As many as 853 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha during the last 24 hours while a total of 67834 samples were tested in the state, yesterday. The Test Positivity Rate for the day stood at 1.25%. Out of the 853 cases, 100 are below 18 years of age. Khurda district reported highest 286 fresh infections, followed ...

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Puri Jagannath Temple To Reopen For All Devotees From Tomorrow

Puri:22/8/21: The Shree Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri, which was closed for public since April 24 due to the COVID-19 situation, will reopen for all devotees from tomorrow. The darshan timings will be from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM. The temple will remain closed for public darshan on all Saturdays and Sundays as a measure to contain the spread of ...

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Housing and Urban Development Department has signed an MoU with Urban Management Centre for building of the Mission Shakti SHGs

Bhubaneswar:21/8/21: The Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Department has signed an MoU with Urban Management Centre, Ahmedabad, for a structured capacity building of the Mission Shakti SHGs. H&UD Department has planned for a structured capacity building of the Mission Shakti SHGs by creating a pool of trainers and mentors, besides strengthening the capacities of ULB functionaries engaged in sanitation-related work. The ...

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Executive Chairman of Arcelor Mittal met Odisha Chief Minister to Discuss Kendrapara Steel Plant Project

Bhubaneswar:21/8/21: The Executive Chairman of Arcelor Mittal, Lakshmi Niwas Mittal on Saturday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas in Bhubaneswar. According to officials at CM’s residence, Naveen, during the meeting, asked Mittal to expedite the company’s project in Odisha and assured all support for the speedy implementation of the project. The meeting, the second in the past six ...

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Odisha will soon get the remaining funds under the Rashtriya Uchatar Shiksha Abhiyan:Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar:21/8/21:Odisha will soon get the remaining funds under the Rashtriya Uchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) for academic excellence, informed Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan following a review of the status of mass and higher education in the State at a meeting in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Launched in 2013, RUSA aims to provide funds to select higher education institutions in states and ...

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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan dedicated the mega model Skill Development Institute to the Nation

Bhubaneswar:20/8/21: Union Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today inaugurated and dedicated the mega model Skill Development Institute (SDI) Bhubaneswar to the Nation. The Minister has also laid the foundation stone for the permanent campus of the Institute of Chemical Technology – Indian Oil Corporation (ICT-IOC) Bhubaneswar. Pradhan said that Institutes like SDI Bhubaneswar and ICT-IOC are ...

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A Lecture Hall Complex and a new hostel of IIT Bhubaneswar are Inaugurated by Hon’ble Union Minister of Education

Bhubaneswar:20/8/21: Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of Education, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India graced the campus and inaugurated the Pushpagiri Lecture Hall Complex and Rishikulya Halls of Residence of IIT Bhubaneswar two of its new facilities on 20th Aug 2021 ( Friday), on his first visit to the state after assuming charge as Minister of Education. On this ...

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Ashwini Vaishnaw, Dharmendra Pradhan embark on Jan Ashirwad Yatra in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: 19/8/21:Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday embarked on the BJP’s ‘Jan Ashirwad Jatra’ in Odisha and described the state as his “karma bhoomi”. The bureaucrat-turned-politician received a rousing welcome by the saffron party workers on his arrival at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here. Accompanied by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Vaishnaw launched the four-day programme in the state ...

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Odisha State Pollution Control Board has been ranked No-1 in Transparency Index rating

Bhubaneswar:17/8/21: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has been ranked No-1 in Transparency Index rating done by Center for Science and Environment(CSE), New Delhi. This was revealed by Member Secretary, State Pollution Control Board Dr K Murugesan recently. While complementing the Board for this achievement, Mahapatra advised the Board to involve different stakeholders in environmental management. The involvement of the ...

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