Odisha Government

Odisha government issues draft notification for panchayat posts

In the notification, Zilla Parishad president posts in 10 districts have been reserved for scheduled tribes while four posts have gone to scheduled caste nominees.

published on : 17th October 2021

Bhubaneswar to Jaipur direct flights from November, Goa in December: Civil Aviation Ministry

In response to a recent letter from Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Jyotiraditya Scindia said IndiGo airline will operate three flights in a week on the Bhubaneswar-Jaipur route.

published on : 17th October 2021

Industry bodies seek CM Patnaik's intervention over coal shortage

The UCCIL has sought the intervention of the Chief Minister so that the safe level of coal stock is maintained in critical units to prevent any eventualities in operations.

published on : 9th October 2021

Special ODRAF unit to deal with urban flooding

The decision was taken at the State executive committee meeting on natural disaster presided over by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra.

published on : 9th October 2021

Step up to take ‘Mo Sarkar’ to next stage: Odisha CM to officials

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the activities of the State government are now being guided by 5T principles which are aimed at transforming the functioning of different departments.

published on : 6th October 2021

Odisha to build 1.17 lakh more houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana by 2022

The houses completed so far have reportedly been constructed in BLC mode in which banks provided loans to beneficiaries for the construction of houses on a minimum of 30 square metre land.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Orissa High Court upholds state government's decision to switch to lottery system

The court ruled that auction is not the only method for determining the consideration for parting with the exclusive privilege for sale of liquor.

published on : 30th September 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik pitches for caste census, OBC reservation to Centre

The State Cabinet on January 11, 2020 had given its nod to estimation of the number of SEBCs after the proposal for caste-based census was rejected by the Centre.

published on : 27th September 2021

UPDATES: Cyclone Gulab weakens into a Deep Depression over North Andhra Pradesh

It is likely to continue to move west-northwestwards and weaken further into a Depression during next 06 hrs.

published on : 26th September 2021

Odisha enforces strict adherence to SOPs during rescue operations after Mundali mishap

Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena asked the Addl DGP (Law and Order) to religiously follow the SOPs for deployment of ODRAF teams in search and rescue operations.

published on : 26th September 2021

Railways weighing options for Sitapalli project in Odisha

Although the Ministry of Railways had sanctioned a wagon factory in 2011-12, the proposal was later dropped as no investor came forward due to lack of demand for wagons.

published on : 25th September 2021

Odisha rushes rescue teams to seven districts, orders evacuation as IMD issues cyclone warning

The Odisha government has rushed rescue teams to the vulnerable areas and asked officials to evacuate people from low-lying areas, Special Relief Commissioner P K Jena stated.

published on : 25th September 2021

Govt notifies amended Odisha panchayat laws

The provisions of the amended act will be extended to posts of sarpanch, panchayat samiti chairperson and zilla parishad president.

published on : 25th September 2021

Aparajita Sarangi tears into Odisha govt over falling farmers’ income

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Friday slammed the Odisha government over poor plight of farmers and their declining income. 

published on : 25th September 2021

Odisha government allows pharmacists to treat minor ailments

Amid shortage of doctors in public healthcare facilities, the State government has permitted pharmacists to treat minor ailments and dispense drugs for certain diseases in hospitals. 

published on : 23rd September 2021
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