Odisha Government

State to procure six lakh quintal ragi this kharif season

In a bid to promote ragi cultivation in a sustainable manner through assured market support, the Odisha government has prepared an action plan and a set of guidelines.

published on : 29th November 2022

Odisha govt to seek UNESCO heritage tag for Rath Yatra

Govt has asked SJTA to suggest seven names for advisory committee 

published on : 28th November 2022

Odisha government sanctions Rs 178 crore for Khurda-Balangir rail project

The government has initiated several measures to resolve bottlenecks concerning the railway project at the earliest.

published on : 14th November 2022

Odisha government to set up IAS coaching centre for aspiring candidates

A panel of young as well as senior IAS officers will visit the centre every week to motivate and mentor the civil services aspirants to pursue their goals.

published on : 14th November 2022

Grassroots planning must to deal calamities in Odisha: Reports

A joint study suggests provision of panchayat-level disaster management fund and committees to tackle crisis

published on : 24th October 2022

Budget spend likely to increase by 12 per cent next year in Odisha

It would, however, be able to realise revenue at the level of budget estimation by compensating the shortfall through higher tax revenue.

published on : 24th October 2022

Seven districts on alert as storm keeps all guessing

Favourable environmental conditions might trigger rapid intensification and make it a categorised storm, it cautioned.

published on : 20th October 2022

Odisha to integrate gender equity curriculum in schools

An MoU was inked in the presence of School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Monday.

published on : 9th August 2022

Minister Pradhan targets Odisha government over PMAY-G ‘failure’

Pradhan alleged that investigations by the Ministry of Rural Development in February 2021 and February 2022 have brought up serious concerns in implementation of PMAY-G in Odisha.

published on : 6th August 2022

Odisha continues to be dependent on other states for foodgrain despite government's claims

Information provided by the State government to the Assembly about the annual requirement of essential commodities is far less than actual consumption.

published on : 24th July 2022

Odisha government joins hand with World Bank member for asset monetisation

Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said the partnership with IFC in identifying assets can be leveraged for attracting more private sector investments in the State.

published on : 24th July 2022

4.75 lakh quintal certified seeds given to farmers: Odisha government at Assembly

Odisha minister RP Swain said that around 5,200 farmers of the State have registered with the Odisha State Seeds Corporation (OSSC) for production and supply of certified paddy seeds.

published on : 21st July 2022

Odisha government tells NHAI to make NH-5 motorable

The issue raised by BJD MLA from Angul Rajanikant Singh was discussed at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra here on Wednesday.

published on : 21st July 2022

Experts call for Odisha government's action to address malnutrition

As per the findings of the National Family Health Survey - 5, childhood stunting rate in Odisha stood at 31 per cent (pc) as against the national average of 35.5 per cent.

published on : 20th July 2022

Odisha government to pilot 'Grain ATM' to dispense PDS ration

The State government has signed several partnership agreements with the World Food Programme (WFP) in 2021.

published on : 20th July 2022

Odisha government to augment public health facilities for COVID

As per the decision taken at a high level meeting, each DHH and MCH will have a DCH facility having general oxygen beds, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU).

published on : 19th July 2022

BJP, Congress picks holes in Odisha government's school transformation programme

Alleging that there is a big scam in the implementation of the scheme, Majhi said that through it, the State government has engaged some contractors.

published on : 16th July 2022

Odisha to take up COVID vaccine drive on campaign mode as cases near 1000 mark

The state government has asked the departments concerned and district collectors to to take up the inoculation programme on a campaign mode.

published on : 15th July 2022

Construction for Subarnarekha river mouth port underway: Odisha minister Tukuni Sahu

The State government on Thursday informed the Assembly that primary construction works have begun for the proposed river mouth based port in Balasore district.

published on : 15th July 2022

OSCPCR urges Odisha government to refrain media from violating child rights

OSCPCR Chairperson Sandhyabati Pradhan has written to the Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra urging him to issue instructions to media houses for making their correspondents aware.

published on : 15th July 2022
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