Search Portal Adds Cuttack to Its Service

Published: 01st October 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st October 2014 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: City-based web search portal has added services available in Cuttack to its list.

Inaugurating the new service,, DGP Sanjeev Marik said the website was becoming increasingly useful to people for everyday use. The website has been developed by Achyut System and Services Private Limited.

Website Director Saroj Swain said they are working on providing all kinds of information related to city in the online search portal.

The city-based website can filter the search results to the nearest location, which other websites might not offer. As it is still in its nascence, the website is yet to have an exhaustive database.

But, it makes up for it by having a strong feedback section, wherein one can submit a query and the website's team will work on it. It also features a call facility, where a customer can get information over phone instead of having to browse through the website.

US Co Proposes Chopper Unit

A US-based company, ALCOR, has proposed to set up a manufacturing and assembly unit for helicopters in Odisha with an investment of `15,000 crore.

Chief Secretary GC Pati has convened a meeting of senior officials from Revenue and Disaster Management and Industry departments and Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation of Odisha limited (IDCO) on October 14 to discuss different aspects of the proposed project.

The company has proposed to invest `15,000 crore in the unit and employ about 5,000 persons in the project to be completed in five years. Official sources said the State Government is keen to go ahead with the project.

The meeting will discuss identification of land for the project. Revenue and Disaster Management Department and IDCO have been asked to identify land for the project.

Central Nod for Six More STPIs

Centre has given in-principle approval for setting up six more Software Technology Parks of India (STPIs) in Odisha taking the number of such parks in the State to 10. The new STPIs will be established at Jajpur, Sambalpur, Jeypore, Angul, Rayagada and Kalahandi. At present, the four STPIs are at Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Berhampur and Balasore.

Minister of State for Information and Technology (IT) Pranab Prakash Das had raised the demand for setting up more STPIs in Odisha when he met Union IT Minister Ravishankar Prasad at New Delhi on July 7. STPI, an autonomous society under the Union Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has a mandate to promote software exports from the country.

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