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New COVID Guidelines: there will be no weekend shutdown across Odisha in September 2021

Bhubaneswar: 31/8/21:In September 2021, there will be no weekend shutdown across Odisha however, in the urban areas, night curfew will be imposed from 10 pm to 5 am, Special Relief Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary Pradip Kumar Jena said today. In September, all religious, political, cultural, ‘Melas’ and ‘Mahotsavs’ have been restricted. All the auditoriums have been asked to adhere to COVID ...

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Eminent theatre personality Anant Mahapatra and Odissi exponent Kumkum Mohanty have been awarded Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja Samman

Bhubaneswar:31/8/21: Eminent theatre personality Anant Mahapatra and Odissi exponent Kumkum Mohanty have been awarded the prestigious Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja Samman, the highest award of the Odisha Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi, for the year 2019 and 2020 respectively for their lifetime contribution to the art forms, at a function held at Rabindra Mandap here on 30th, August 2021 State Culture ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated the new MGR system of Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd

Bhubaneswar:30/8/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the new Merry-Go-Round (MGR) system of Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (OPGC). At a special event organized today in this regard at the Manoharpur coal loading platform, Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra flagged off the coal rake movement on this MGR from Manoharpur coal mines of Odisha Coal & Power Ltd (OCPL) located ...

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Foundation stone laid for Common User Petroleum Facility at Sadashibpur in Dhenkanal

Sadashivpur:28/8/21:Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri along with Union Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan laid the foundation stone of Common User Petroleum Facility at Sadashibpur in Dhenkanal district on Saturday. Union Minister of State for Rameswar Teli, Dhenkanal MP Mahesh Sahu, and Hindol MLA Simarani Nayak were present. Pradhan said he was very ...

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All legislators of the Odisha Legislative Assembly to Undergo Antibody, RT-PCR Test

Bhubaneswar:28/8/21:  All legislators of the Odisha Legislative Assembly will undergo Covid 19 RT-PCR tests ahead of the Monsoon session scheduled to begin on September 1. According to a notification issued by the State Health and Family Welfare department, the RT-PCR test along with antibody test of all MLAs and ministers of the Odisha Legislative Assembly will be carried out from ...

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dedicated 9 ECMO machines at SCB MC&H, Cuttack

Cuttack:27/8/21:Further strengthening preparedness against COVID19 pandemic, CM Shri Naveen Patnaik dedicated 9 ECMO machines at SCB MC&H, Cuttack. It is the biggest ECMO Unit in Eastern India and the largest Govt facility in the country to provide expensive treatment free of cost. CM informed that the critical Covid patients now do not have to go outside the state for the ...

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Government of Odisha has declared that the Banks and other Banking Institutions will remain closed for Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Bhubaneswar:27/8/21: The government of Odisha has declared that the Banks and other Banking Institutions etc in Odisha will remain closed on Monday on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami. The Revenue and Disaster Management Department today issued a notification regarding Janmastami as a holiday. The Banks and other Banking Institutions etc. in Odisha will remain closed on 30th August 2021 ...

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Odisha Cabinet accorded its stamp of approval to Odisha Electric Vehicle Policy-2021

Bhubaneswar:27/8/21: The Odisha Cabinet today accorded its stamp of approval to Odisha Electric Vehicle Policy-2021 which aims to achieve adoption of 20% Battery/Electric Vehicles in all vehicle registrations by 2025. The policy’s objective is to promote the manufacture of Electric Vehicles and its components including Battery in the State, promote innovation and facilitate research and development in the areas relating to ...

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Odisha Sand Policy-2021 Gets Cabinet Approval

Bhubaneswar:27/8/21: In order to ensure sustainable mining of sand, the government have decided to implement the Odisha Sand Policy-2021 in the State. The proposal was approved in the State Cabinet meeting held today. Salient features of the Odisha Sand Policy-2021are Demand -Supply Estimation, Identification of sources, DGPS survey of sand sairat sources, Auction of sand mining rights, Mining Plan (MP), ...

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State Cabinet took 14 important decisions

BHubaneswar:27/8/21:State Cabinet held under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Chief Minister Sri Naveen Patnaik today took 14 important decisions pertaining to the departments of SSEPD, Water Resources, Commerce & Transport, Fisheries and ARD, GA&PG, Higher Education, Law, Planning & convergence, R & DM and Steel & mines. Informing people about decisions of the Cabinet, @SecyChief Sri Suresh Mahapatra said that major ...

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