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All banks in following four districts will function from 8 am to 2 pm till July 31

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Bhubaneswar: 19/7/20: All banks in four districts- Ganjam, Khordha, Cuttack, Jajpur, and in Rourkela Municipality area will function from 8 am to 2 pm till July 31, effective from July 20. The Odisha Government today partially modified its earlier order revising the timing of bank operation. The Office of the Special Relief Commissioner, Odisha has issued the order to this effect. ...

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Odisha Government urges to encourage citizens for using the e-Abhijog platform

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Bhubaneswar: 19/7/20: Following restrictions on public movement and norms of ‘social distancing’ during the pandemic fight, Government has focused on redressing public grievances through digital mode. Chief Secretary Sri Asit Tripathy, in a high-level meeting held in Lokseba Bhawan recently, reviewed the preparedness of the departments for this task. Review shows that e-Abhijog has already been developed and linked to all departments as a online ...

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Odisha’s COVID-19 death toll on Sunday rose to 91

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Bhubaneswar:19/7/20: Odisha’s COVID-19 death toll on Sunday rose to 91 with five more fatalities in the past 24 hours. This was informed by the State health department. The health department has also shared the details of the cases. On the other hand, two COVID-19 patients died due to other health complications. They have been identified as a 53-year-old man of Ganjam ...

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Number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha mounted to 17437

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Bhubaneswar:19/7/20: Number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha mounted to 17437 as 736 more persons from 25 districts tested positive for the virus, official sources said today. Out of the 736 cases, 481 were detected in quarantine while 255 are local contact cases. With this, the number of active cases in the state rose to 5381 while 11937 persons have recovered ...

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Action Against Private Hospitals For Denying Admission To Patients

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Bhubaneswar:18/7/20: Odisha Government today warned private hospitals across the state of strong action if they are found denying admission to patients coming from COVID-19 hotspot districts. In a tweet, the Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy today said there are instances of some private hospitals being reluctant to admit patients from hotspot districts. Terming such act as unethical and illegal, Tripathy said strict ...

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Four newly elected members of Rajya Sabha from Odisha will take oath on July 22

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Bhubaneswar:18/7/20: Four newly elected members of Rajya Sabha from Odisha will take oath on July 22 in Parliament, New Delhi. Official source said that the newly elected MPs will be administered oath in the House chamber to maintain social distancing norm due to COVID-19. This is for the first time, the oath taking of members will take place in the House ...

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Coronavirus in Odisha taking the total count to 16,701

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Bhubaneswar:18/7/20: As many as 591 more persons tested positive for deadly Coronavirus in Odisha taking the state’s total count to 16,701. While 394 cases have been reported from different quarantine centers, remaining 197 are local contacts. Contact tracing and followup action is underway, said the Health and Family Welfare Department. The fresh cases have been reported from 25 districts: highest from Ganjam ...

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Odisha reported the second-highest single-day spike of 718 COVID-19, which took the affected tally to 16110

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Bhubaneswar:17/7/20: Odisha reported the second-highest single-day spike of 718 COVID-19  cases in the last 24 hours, which took the affected tally to 16110 on Friday. The state had registered 755 positive cases on July 10. Of the new cases reported from 24 districts, 479 have been detected in quarantine centers while 239 are local contact cases. According to I & ...

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Odisha Government will adopt ‘work from home’ protocol for its employees during the lockdown

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Bhubaneswar:17/7/20: The Odisha Government will adopt ‘work from home’ protocol for its employees during the lockdown in Ganjam, Khordha, Cuttack and Jajpur districts and Rourkela Municipal Corporation area till July 31, an official notification of the General Administration Department said today. “During the period of lockdown, State Government Departments will ordinarily adopt “work from home” protocol for their employees using the ...

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Siddhanta Das has been appointed the Chairman of Odisha Real Estate Regulatory Authority.

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Bhubaneswar:17/7/20: Siddhanta Das, an expert member of National Green Tribunal (NGT) and former DG (Forests) has been appointed the Chairman of Odisha Real Estate Regulatory Authority. The position of the chairman was vacant since May 11 after former chairman Amiya Mohapatra had resigned from his post in February. Das a retired IFS officer served 4 years as Secretary of Odisha State ...

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