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Eminent Scientist Prof. Dr. Gyanendra Nath Mitra left the world at his home in Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar:6/6/20: Eminent Scientist, International Author, and former Dean at College of Agriculture OUAT Prof. Dr. Gyanendra Nath Mitra, one of nation’s leading research scholars, left the world at his home in Bhubaneswar after a brief period of illness. He was 90. As India got Independence, the challenge to make Indian food rich was entrusted in the hands of scientists.Dr.Mitra belonged to ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has released the details of five new COVID-19 positive cases

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Bhubaneswar: 6/6/20: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has released the details of five new COVID-19 positive cases in Bhubaneswar detected in the last 24 hours. As per the BMC report, four are home quarantine cases and one in a local contact case. Under the home quarantine cases: One case detected in Dumuduma area with travel history of West Bengal, One case ...

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Mahanadi Coalfields Limited observed the World Environment Day

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Burla::6/6/20: Corporate Environment & Forest Department of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited observed the World Environment Day (WED)-2020 on 5th June 2020. On the eve of this august occasion, flag hoisting was done in front of corporate office, MCL, Jagruti Vihar, Burla at 10.30 AM. Hon’ble CMD, MCL Sri B.N.Shukla inaugurated the WED-2020 followed by CIL corporate song and oath-taking ceremony in ...

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Odisha reported the highest single-day spike of 173 COVID-19 positive cases total number of cases mounted to 2781

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Bhubaneswar:6/6/20: Odisha reported the highest single-day spike of 173 COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of cases in the state mounted to 2781, said the Health and Family Welfare Department. The fresh cases have been reported from 14 districts- Jajpur (19),  Khordha (9) Jharsuguda (1)  Nayagarh (7) Cuttack (13) Mayurbhanj (13),  Bhadrak (4), ...

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Odisha Government has directed DEO to complete admissions into elementary/secondary classes by July 15.

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Bhubaneswar: 5/6/20:The Odisha Government has directed District Education Officers (DEOs) to complete admissions into elementary/secondary classes across the state by July 15. The admission process will be conducted between 7 AM and 9.30 AM everyday on all working days. Not more than five students/parents will be allowed at a time to visit school for admission, official sources said. COVID-19 precautionary measures ...

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Seven-member Central Team applauded the preparedness, response and disaster management skill of Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:5/6/20: The seven-member Central Team led by Sri Prakash applauded the preparedness, response and disaster management skill of Odisha in their meeting with Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy and other senior officers in the Lok Seva Bhawan conference hall today evening. Members of the team mentioned that pre-positioning of manpower and machines in vulnerable pockets, timely evacuation of people from low ...

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Odisha Government has handed over Operation and Maintenance of four Septage Treatment Plants to SHGs

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Bhubaneswar:5/6/20: Odisha Government has handed over Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of four Septage Treatment Plants (SeTPs) to SHGs run by women and transgender. The government said the treatment facilities were handed over to women SHGs in Berhampur, Baripada and Sambalpur and to a transgender SHG in Cuttack. They are all on contract agreement. The contract was signed between the SHGs ...

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Subroto Bagchi and his wife contributed Rs 2.5 Cr to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund towards the fight against COVID-19

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Bhubaneswar:5/6/20: Odisha Skill Development Authority Chairman Subroto Bagchi and his wife Susmita Bagchi today contributed Rs 2.5 Cr to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) towards the fight against COVID-19. Sri Subroto Bagchi and his wife Smt Susmita Bagchi, Chairperson of Mo School,  today handed over a cheque for 2.5 Cr to support COVID relief in Bolangir Dist, to honour their beginnings. Bagchi ...

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Odisha, a record number of 123 more patients tested negative for the virus and recovered

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Bhubaneswar: 5/6/20: In a piece of good news amid rising COVID-19 cases in Odisha, a record number of 123 more patients tested negative for the virus and recovered from the disease, official sources said today. Out of the 123 persons, 35 are from Ganjam, 22 from Cuttack, 14 from Nuapada, 14 from Balangir, 10 from Khurda, 7 from Kandhamal, 5 ...

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10 senior IAS officers who were given additional responsibility of managing COVID-19 related work have been relieved

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Bhubaneswar:5/6/20: As many as 10 senior IAS officers who were given additional responsibility of managing COVID-19 related work have been relieved from the duty and asked to attend to their primary administrative responsibilities. “Some of the senior officers engaged in COVID duty have been spared to attend to their original administrative responsibilities. They performed very well under trying circumstances. We thank ...

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