Hirakud

Five AC safari vehicles roll out on Debrigarh Sanctuary's route to spiritual tourism

The Kedarnath temple at Ambabhona block is an 11th century shrine located at the foothills of Barapahada which is widely known as the fort of freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai.

published on : 16th June 2022

Entrepreneurs to boost fish output in Hirakud

Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, who visited Sambalpur recently reviewed the progress of cage fish culture in Hirakud reservoir.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Sambalpur Municipal Corporation office in Odisha to get a new address by July

The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) office is likely to start functioning from the new composite building at Durgapali by July this year. 

published on : 11th April 2022

Odisha govt’s biggest relocation to secure Debrigarh gets final push

To make the transition seamless, a temporary resettlement colony has been set up in Khola gram panchayat.

published on : 21st March 2022

Carcasses of two adult elephants recovered

Ruling out electrocution or poaching behind the death, the DFO said veterinary doctors believe the elephant might have died due to internal bleeding. 

published on : 21st February 2022

Composite building project of Sambalpur Municipal Corporation, development authority hangs fire

While the problem was resolved later and the deadline extended to December 2020, the work got affected again by the Covid outbreak and lockdown restrictions. 

published on : 20th January 2022

Hirakud Dam oustees seek land

At least 16,934 applications for homestead land have been submitted by the displaced families, Hirakud Dam Bisthapith Kalyan Samiti leaders said.

published on : 14th January 2022

Over 2 lakh winged visitors make a splash at Hirakud

Most prominent of the winged visitors were Lesser Whistling Ducks whose number exceeded 50,000 during the annual bird census by Hirakud Wildlife Division.

published on : 11th January 2022

Mahanadi inflow to Odisha drops as Chhattisgarh sets up 516 barrages

While water inflow reduced by 65 pc in 2016-17, it was 61 pc in 2017-18 and 57 pc in 2018-19.  

published on : 10th December 2021

Defunct ropeway lets down tourists flocking Hirakud

The ropeway connecting Jawahar Udyan with Gandhi Minar at Hirakud, became a hit with the tourists since it was launched in 2019.

published on : 6th December 2021

Hirakud Dam project: Hundreds of oustees stage dharna over land distribution

General secretary of the Samiti Gopinath Majhi said on November 15 that CM Naveen Patnaik announced that 10 decimal homestead land will be provided to each of the 2,000 Hirakud Dam oustees.

published on : 19th November 2021

2 distributaries of Hirakud Dam to be revamped

The Irrigation department is planning to refurbish two distributaries of Hirakud Dam’s Sason canal, Huma and Parmanpur, to augment their discharge capacity.

published on : 17th November 2021

Odisha CM announces homestead land for 2000 families displaced by Hirakud dam project

The Chief Minister made this announcement while virtually launching the distribution of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) smart health cards in Jharsuguda district

published on : 15th November 2021

Odisha report on aid leaves Hirakud Dam oustees in the lurch

Tripathy submitted to the NHRC that due to the negligent of the state authorities, the victim families continued to face problems for generations in the affected districts. 

published on : 25th October 2021

Odisha: Debrigarh readies for inviolate space, 400 families to relocate

Survey in Lambipali village under Attabira tehsil is complete and 42 families were identified as beneficiaries.

published on : 25th October 2021
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