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Odisha Signs LoU For Urban-Rural Convergence on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management

Bhubaneswar21/9/21:: A Letter of Understanding (LoU) was signed between the departments of Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) and the Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water (PR&DW), UNICEF, and Centre for Policy Research (CPR) today for urban-rural convergence on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSM) and Plastic Waste Management (PWM). This unique initiative aims to strengthen the efforts of both departments to ensure ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan presents Kaushalacharya Awards 2021 to 41 skill trainers

NEW DELHI:17/9/21:  Union Education Minister and Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan virtually presented Kaushalacharya Awards 2021 to 41 skill trainers for their exemplary contribution to the skill ecosystem. These 41 trainers are from several initiatives and training programmes of Skill India— Directorate General of Training (DGT), Apprenticeship, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) and Entrepreneurship. ...

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Hirakhand Express with modern Linke-Hofmann-Busch (LHB) coaches flagged off

Newdelhi:10/9/21:Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways, Communication, Electronics & Information Technology, and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of Education, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, flagged off  the new modern LHB Rake of  Train No. 08445/08446 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar, Hirakhand Express, today evening, through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Vaishnaw said that, “Hon’ble Prime ...

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Coal India Ltd (CIL),Ministry of Coal signs MOU with Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports

Newdelhi:7/9/21:Coal India Limited (CIL), under the Ministry of Coal, has signed an MoU with the Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, here today for the betterment of sports infrastructure in the country. Under the MoU, CIL, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program will contribute Rs. 75 crores towards the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF). CIL’s contribution ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid down a 10-point action agenda for Odisha Adarsha Vidyalayas

Bhubaneswar: 5/9/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid down a 10-point action agenda for Odisha Adarsha Vidyalayas (OAVs) in the State. As per the action plan, all OAVs will be green campus and comply with net-zero emission standards by 2025. OAVs will be talent centers and will get at least one student to crack one of the national entrance ...

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ESL Steel holds Intervillage Football Tournament, encourages sports talent

Bokaro:27/8/21:To empower the youth of India and encourage and nurture local talent, ESL Steel Limited, a Vedanta Group Company, and a key national steel player organised an Intervillage Football Tournament from 23rd to 25th August among 16 teams from different villages from CSR Operational Areas. The three-day event concluded by announcing the winning team from Hutupathar village and the runners-up ...

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Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chairs 2nd BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

Newdelhi:26/8/21:Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman virtually chaired the second meeting of BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) along with Governor Reserve Bank of India, Shri Shaktikanta Das under Indian BRICS Chairship here today. This meeting is scheduled ahead of the BRICS Leaders’ Summit 2021 to discuss and finalise key outcomes of BRICS finance ...

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17/8/21:Indian Hockey Teams Get Rousing Reception In Bhubaneswar

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Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC) paid a dividend of Rs 1,58,13,145 to the State Government

Bhubaneswar:12/8/21: The Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC) today paid a dividend of Rs 1,58,13,145 to the State Government for the financial year 2019-20. In the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the OFDC Managing Director, Rajiv Kumar, handed over the cheque to Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra. Smt. Mona Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Forest and Environment, gave the ...

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Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya presides over the release of Global Youth Tobacco Survey

Newdelhi:10/8/21:Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare today presided over the release of National Fact Sheet Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS-4), India, 2019. The Union Health Minister emphasized the role of teachers as most crucial in creating awareness among children and their parents about harm due to tobacco use and for shaping the attitude of children in ...

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