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Lokayukta selection committee has unanimously selected the name of Lokayukta Chairperson

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Bhubaneswar:13/2/19 :The Lokayukta selection committee has unanimously selected the name of Lokayukta Chairperson in a meeting held in Odisha capital, a top official said. The committee will send the name to Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal for his approval. “Selection committee has unanimously selected Lokayukta chairperson at a meeting held today and the name will be sent to the Honourable Governor. The ...

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Odisha Chief Minister has once again raised the issue of according special category status to the State

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Bhubaneswar:19/1/19: Ahead of the polls to the state assembly and Lok Sabha, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has once again raised the issue of according special category status to the State. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, he requested him to grant of the status which will supplement the efforts to transform the state, spur industrial ...

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Beneficiaries of Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojanawill avail health coverage of Rs 1 lakh under BKKY

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Bhubaneswar:2/1/19: All 44,08,070 beneficiaries of Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) in Odisha will avail health coverage of Rs 1 lakh under Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana (BKKY), said Health Minister Pratap Jena. Speaking at a press conference today, Jena said all 44,08,070 beneficiaries of RSBY were under uncertainty after the scheme was discontinued after the launch of Ayushman Bharat scheme. “Therefore, ...

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PM releases commemorative stamp and coin on Paika Rebellion; dedicates IIT Bhubaneswar campus to the nation

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Bhubaneswar:24/12/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited Odisha on 24th December, 2018. At the IIT Bhubaneswar campus, the Prime Minister released a commemorative stamp and coin on the Paika Rebellion. The Paika Rebellion (Paika Bidroha) was fought against British rule, in Odisha in 1817. The setting up of a Chair on the Paika Rebellion, in Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, was announced. ...

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Odisha Education Service Association has decided to call off the strike

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Bhubaneswar:25/11/18: Odisha Education Service (School Branch) Association has decided to call off the strike after the state government promised to restructure the Odisha Education Service cadre and implementation of cadre rule. A high-level meeting, chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, was held here on Saturday in the presence of Education service employees to discuss the issue. After a brief ...

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Winter Session of 15th Odisha Legislative Assembly ended 18-day before the scheduled closure

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Bhubaneswar: 24/11/18:After functioning for only five days since November 16 including holidays, the Winter Session of 15th Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) ended today after functioning normally without any ruckus or adjournments. Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat adjourned sine die 18-day before the scheduled closure. As per the OLA Secretariat’s earlier Notification, the Winter Session was scheduled to continue till December 15. ...

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Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the week-long 7th annual National Tribal Craft Mela 2018

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Bhubaneswar:24/11/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the week-long 7th annual National Tribal Craft Mela 2018 at Tribal Museum Complex, SCSTRTI in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Development Commissioner R Balkrishnan, SCSTRTI Director AB Ota, other dignitaries, representative of other reputed organizations were present on the occasion. “Our Tribal Museum is the best tribal museum in the entire country. We are giving it ...

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Odisha Chief Minister unveiled the logo of Buxi Jagabandhu Assured Drinking Water to all Habitations (BASUDHA)

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Bhubaneswar:18/11/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the logo of Buxi Jagabandhu Assured Drinking Water to all Habitations (BASUDHA) scheme at the secretariat here on Saturday. The Chief Minister also launched BASUDHA Helpline-1916— a dedicated grievance management initiative for rural water supply in the state for the public. “I hope rural people will get access to record their complaints regarding breakdown ...

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‘Business Leadership Summit’ kicked off on the second day of ‘Make In Odisha Conclave’

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Bhubaneswar:12/11/18: The ‘Business Leadership Summit’ kicked off on the second day of ‘Make In Odisha Conclave’ here on Monday with Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani announcing an investment of Rs 3,000 crore in the State in the next three years while Tata Sons Group chairman, Natarajan Chandrasekaran assuring Rs 25,000 crore investment. Speaking on the occasion, Ambani said that his company ...

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MSME, W&CD & SSEPD Minister gave away state export awards to 24 exporters in the State Export Award

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Bhubaneswar:12/10/18: MSME, W&CD & SSEPD Minister Prafulla Samal gave away state export awards to 24 exporters in the State Export Award ceremony organized by the MSME Department on Thursday. M/s. Vedanta Ltd, Jharsuguda bagged the best export award in the large industry category, while it was given to M/s. R.B. Agarwalla & Company Pvt. Ltd. in the micro and small ...

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