Odisha News


Inclusive COVID-19 plans must for persons with disabilities in Odisha

The current crisis demands that people with disabilities must be treated as vulnerable groups and special provisions included for them at every stage of the public health crisis.

published : 25 Mar 2020

'Implement Central health plan to fight coronavirus in Odisha': Dharmendra Pradhan

In a series of tweets, Pradhan said an Ayushman Bharat beneficiary will be able to get himself tested for COVID-19 in any of the empanelled private hospital free of cost.

published : 25 Mar 2020

Odisha lockdown: No work, no wages for last three days for these daily workers

Laitu Lakra, a daily wage earner of IDL area said he has been out of work for the last three days as the contractor for whom he worked has stopped all construction work after the lockdown

published : 25 Mar 2020

Cashew units in Odisha's Koraput defy safety norms, despite state being under lockdown

The district has 44 cashew nut processing units and mostly employ women labourers from Jeypore, Kundra, Koraput, Dasmantpur, Boipariguda, Kotpad and Semiliguda.

published : 25 Mar 2020

Preparedness ramped up across Odisha districts as India enters into 21-day lockdown

Most schools, managed by the SC&ST department, disbursed stipends to hostel inmates while strictly adhering to COVID-19 guidelines on the day.

published : 25 Mar 2020

Lockdown norms tightened Odisha to fight coronavirus battle

To break the coronavirus chain, Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Tuesday imposed restrictions on opening of shops selling essential commodities.

published : 25 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Daily wagers in Odisha feel lockdown pinch
 

Most of the daily wagers in Sambalpur have come from within the district, neighbouring areas and adjoining states.

published : 25 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Odisha govt starts process to create 2,000 isolation beds for coronavirus-affected patients 

The health infrastructure in all seven medical college hospitals and select district headquarters hospitals is also being ramped up to deal with the crisis.

published : 25 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Puri seer, 14 disciples in mutt quarantine as Odisha settles into lockdown mode

The seer along with his followers arrived at Biju Patnaik International Airport from New Delhi after visiting Varanasi and some other religious places in the night.

published : 25 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Two arrested, 34 booked  for violating lockdown curbs in Odisha

Balasore Town police arrested two persons from Motiganj and Akatpur areas for violating the lockdown order.

published : 25 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Odisha lockdown measures crash wedding plans in Jagatsinghpur

Around 45 kalyan mandaps in Jagatsinghpur, Tirtol, Raghunathpur, Rahama, Kujang, Balikuda and Paradip have been shut down due to the crisis.

published : 25 Mar 2020

Police enforce COVID-19 restrictions in Rourkela

When the daily market witnessed large gathering in the morning, police stepped in to send people back home.

published : 25 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Odisha under lockdown witnesses steep rise in price of vegetables, people's woes

Tomato, which was sold at Rs 25 per kg, has now gone up to Rs 50 per kg. Similarly, the price of pointed gourd has doubled to Rs 40 per kg.

published : 25 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Stickers stuck outside migrant workers' houses in Kalahandi for 'easy identification'

The self-help groups and panchayat officers have been roped in for the purpose besides ensuring that the migrants workers undergo the mandatory home quarantine. 

published : 25 Mar 2020

150-bed facility for treatment of coronavirus-affected patients to be set up in Odisha's Dhenkanal

Facilities will be made functional at the 11 sub-divisional hospitals and CHCs in the district. Collector Bhumesh Chandra Behera said around 40 foreign returnees have been put in home isolatiom.

published : 25 Mar 2020