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Lakhs of people have been evacuated in Odisha and West Bengal in view of Cyclone Amphan

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Bhubaneswar:20/5/20:DG NDRF S N Pradhan has said lakhs of people have been evacuated in Odisha and West Bengal in view of Cyclone Amphan. Updating on the cyclone, Mr Pradhan said, the cyclone is expected to make landfall today afternoon between Digha in West Bengal and Hatia island of Bangladesh. He said, rains and wind have picked up in coastal Odisha. ...

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Odisha Government effected a minor reshuffle in the IAS cadre

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Bhubaneswar:13/5/20: The Odisha Government on Wednesday effected a minor reshuffle in the IAS cadre in which three senior bureaucrats were given posting in other departments. 1993-Batch IAS, Nikunja Bihari Dhal, who was earlier the Principal Secretary of Odisha Health and Family Welfare Dept, has been posted as Principal Secretary, Energy Department. 1994-Batch IAS, Santosh Kumar Sarangi, who was earlier posted ...

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Total 8,830 people returned to the state in last 24 hours

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Bhubaneswar:4/5/20 After Odisha Government initiated steps to bring back migrants, who were stranded in different parts of the country due to the lockdown, total 8,830 people returned to the state in last 24 hours, informed state Government’s Spokesperson on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi today. At the COVID-19 press briefing, Bagchi said of the 8,830 returned to the state in last 24 hours,  ...

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State level multi craft exhibition is being organized provide a platform for marketing of the products of the clusters and individual artisans

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Bhubaneswar:7/2/20: In a bid provide a platform for marketing of the products of the clusters and individual artisans, an exclusive state level multicraft exhibition is being  organized by the Directorate of Handicrafts & Cottage from 07th – 16th February in Janata Maidan, Bhubaneswar to facilitate the artisans/ SHGs/ Co-operative societies to display & sell their products. As many as 104 ...

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New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express displaying Odisha’s art, culture and heritage has been flagged off by Union Minister

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Bhubaneswar: 26/12/19:The newly transformed Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express displaying Odisha’s art, culture and heritage has been flagged off by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here today. Besides, unreserved train tickets in Odia language that will be available at 317 stations across the state were also launched by Pradhan on the occasion Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi was also present on the occasion at ...

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NALCO honoured at National CSR Awards for Excellence in CSR

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Bhubaneswar, 31.10.19: National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO), a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Mines, has been recognized with ‘Honourable Mention’ for Excellence in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for its flagship CSR project ‘NALCO Ki Ladli’ at the National CSR Awards ceremony held in Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble Minister ...

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Odisha CM urged all officials to work in cohesion by implementing 5T

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Bhubaneswar:9/7/19:Brainstorming with senior officials of the state, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik underlined his emphasis on 5 T by highlighting the importance of time for making transformation in public services. CM urged all officials to work in cohesion by implementing 5Ts of teamwork, technology, transparency and time for bringing about transformation. Citing examples of Disaster preparedness, Land rights for urban poor & reduction in ...

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BJD’s Puri Lok Sabha candidate Pinaki Misra is the richest among candidates for among the 415 candidates

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Bhubaneswar:20/4/19:Odisha Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 60 out of 61 candidates, who are contesting in the following constituencies in Odisha Phase III Lok Sabha Elections: 2019. 1. Bhubaneswar 2. Cuttack 3. Dhenkanal 4. Keonjhar 5. Puri 6. Sambalpur Key Findings: 1. Candidates with Criminal Cases: Out of 60 candidates analyzed, 15(25%) candidates ...

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Congress released the first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls

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Bhubaneswar:19/3/19: The Congress party has released the first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha. Congress has released the list of candidates for six Lok Sabha and 36 Assembly seats in the state. MP Candidates Bhakta Charan Das from Kalahandi, Pradeep Majhi from Nabarangpur, Pradeep Kumar Devta from Bargarh, George Tirkey from Sundargarh, Manoj Kumar Acharya ...

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Odisha Chief Minister implement the 7th pay for employees of municipalities across the state

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Bhubaneswar:3/3/19 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced that the state government would implement the 7th pay commission recommendations for employees of municipalities across the state. The Municipal employees will receive the revised salary with retrospective effect from April 1, 2016, said a release issued from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO). However, the urban local bodies will have to bear ...

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