Credit linkage to SHGs to improve women's socioeconomic condition, marred by bank delays

Besides on time disbursement, stress has been laid on timely repayment to enable SHGs to avail interest subvention benefits.

12 Sep 2022

Odisha govt to incentivise vehicle scrapping

Sources said, the State government is proposing to facilitate 6 per cent discount on the ex-showroom price of the new vehicle to be purchased by the owner.

10 Sep 2022

Made in India QRSAM missile tests successfully from ITR off Odisha coast

The uniqueness of the QRSAM weapon system is that it can operate on the move with search and track capability and fire on short halt.

09 Sep 2022

Made in India quick reaction surface-to-air missile induction ready after series of trials

The flight-tests were carried out against high-speed aerial targets mimicking various types of threats to evaluate the capability of the weapon systems under different scenarios.

08 Sep 2022

Study finds microbiome imbalance in coronavirus recovered patients

The researchers’ team also observed responses to the antibiotics (Azithromycin and Doxycycline) were not uniform for all individuals.

07 Sep 2022

CHHATA scheme aims to recharge Odisha’s groundwater resources

The State government has also planned to engage rainwater harvesting consultants to be empanelled soon for inspection of the structures.

04 Sep 2022

Odisha: CAG to audit drainage, sewerage to check water pollution in 5 cities

The National Green Tribunal had earlier expressed displeasure that all rivers in Odisha are polluted due to wastewater of the cities mixing with rivers causing health hazards to the public and animals

02 Sep 2022

Balaram scheme for farmers falls short, 6 per cent target achieved

Padhee warned that the achievement against the total target under the scheme will be critically reviewed as per the timeline and percentage set.

29 Aug 2022

Odisha plans new policy to link road works with water conservation

As decided, a draft policy to synchronize road construction with water conservation will be prepared jointly by the departments of Revenue and Disaster Management and Water Resources.

28 Aug 2022

Odisha's Mukta local bodies under scanner as professionals sit idle

The professionals were appointed by the government to supplement human resource at the ULB level and expedite ongoing projects

24 Aug 2022

Men have average 2.6 sex partners in Odisha: NFHS 

The average sex partners of men are more than that of women in the State.

22 Aug 2022

Odisha: ODF villages fall short of completion and monitoring

Inspection by the Central team was done in 4 districts during June and July.

21 Aug 2022

Odisha plans to spend Rs 6,367 crore on transport infrastructure

Upgradation of civil aviation, railways and road transport in next 5 yrs

17 Aug 2022

Odisha to introduce HPV vax in 10 aspirational districts in the first phase

The State government has also decided to expand screening and services for breast and cervical cancers from medical colleges to the district headquarters hospital (DHH).

15 Aug 2022

With 1,500 variants, Vibrio cholerae colonises Odisha 

Scientific analysis says V cholerae O1 Ogawa El Tor biotype was responsible for at least eight major outbreaks in the State.

13 Aug 2022