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Simanchala Dash from Odisha has been appointed as the Advisor to Executive Director IMF

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/20: Senior IRS Officer and ED’s Principal Special Director Simanchala Dash from Odisha has been appointed as the Advisor to Executive Director in International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) approved the proposal for the appointment of Simanchala Dash as an advisor to Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC for a period of 3 years, informed ...

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Osisha total COVID-19 positive cases have been surged to 1,75,550.

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Bhubaneswar:19/9/20:  As many as  4209 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected in Odisha in the last 24 hours. With this, the state’s total count surged to 1,75,550. Khordha continues to record the highest fresh cases (663 ) followed by Cuttack (491) and Puri (326). Of the total fresh cases detected from 30 districts, 2441 have been reported from different quarantine centers while the ...

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NGT has directed Polavaram Project Authority & Andhra Pradesh government to hold a meeting with upstream states

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New Delhi: 19/9/20The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Polavaram Project Authority (PPA) and Andhra Pradesh government to hold a meeting with upstream states on the issue. It has asked the Andhra government to address the apprehensions on the Polavaram Dam project over the Godavari river that has cropped up with the upstream states. The NGT direction has come as ...

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Odisha Government has announced to be instituted ‘Sharada Prasanna Nayak Geeti Kabita Puraskar’

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Bhubaneswar:19/9/20: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced that the state government has instituted ‘Sharada Prasanna Nayak Geeti Kabita Puraskar’ in memory of noted lyricist, producer and music director. The Geeti Kabita award given by Odisha Sangeet Natak Academy will be named after Sharada Prasanna Nayak and the award amount will be increased to Rs 2.5 lakh. The award will be ...

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A 6-member Central team assessed damages caused by recent floods in Bhadrak

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Bhubaneswar16/9/20:: A 6-member Central team led by Joint Secretary (LWE) of Home Ministry, Praveen Vashista, is on a 2-day visit to Odisha for an on-the-spot assessment of the damage caused by the recent flood. Reportedly, the team will divide into two groups and visit the flood-affected districts in the State. While one group will visit Bhadrak and Jajpur, the other will ...

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Odisha Reports Record 4270 Covid-19 New Positive Cases, 11 Deaths in the last 24 hours

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Bhubaneswar:16/9/20: Covid-19 cases in Odisha continue to surge with the State reporting a ‘highest’ 4,270 new positive cases in the last 24 hours pushing the positive tally to 1,62,920. On the other hand, the virus claimed 11 more lives, taking the death toll to 656. Of the new cases, 2478 were reported from quarantine centres and 1792 were local contact ...

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Odisha Chief Minister urged the DM to implement MGNREGS and other livelihood activities

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Bhubaneswar16/9/20:: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said while the enforcement activities throughout the State is encouraging, but the feedback from the Twin City of Bhubaneswar-Cuttack is not up to mark. He urged the Police DG to directly look into this and do the needful as being done throughout the State. Patnaik has urged the District Collectors to implement MGNREGS and other ...

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Odisha:3714 Covid-19 infected persons have recovered

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Bhubaneswar:15/9/20: As many as 3714 Covid-19 infected persons in the state have recovered, officials informed today. The total number of recoveries in the state has increased to 125738 with the latest recoveries. Officials said that 744 recovered patients are from Khordha while 397 from Bargarh have also recovered. The other recoveries include 375 from Cuttack, 242 from Jajpur, 201 from ...

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Union PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Opposes Ordinance To Amend Odisha Universities Act

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Bhubaneswar:15/9/20: Opposing an ordinance passed by the Odisha government to amend the Odisha Universities Act, 1989, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan sought the intervention of Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ saying that the changes promulgated by the State are not harmony with the Central government policies. In a letter to the Union Education Minister, Pradhan also stated the Odisha Universities ...

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Odisha Cabinet approved a proposal for construction of a high-level bridge over Subarnarekha river

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Bhubaneswar:15/9/20: The Odisha Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal by the Works Department for construction of a high-level bridge over Subarnarekha river at Haldipada on NH-16 in Balasore district. The construction of the 993.12-metre-long and 62.07-meter-wide bridge connecting Jamkunda in Baliapal Block with Adangapantei in Bhograi Block will be taken up under the Central Road Fund Scheme through EPC (Engineering, Procurement, ...

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