ODISHA CM Patnaik opens 10 more transformed schools In the 2nd phase of school transformation project, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated 10 more modernised schools in Hinjili block in Ganjam district. Parents are expected to be more interested to enrol their children in Government schools instead of private schools. In the … Read more 25.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA 2,500 youths to get free training in ECoR The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has launched Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (Rail Skills Development Scheme) under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (Prime Minister’ Skill Development Scheme). About 2,500 youths having minimum qualification as matriculation passed in age group 18 to 35 years would be … Read more 24.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Odisha: Bat Island to become attraction for eco-tourists People visiting Hirakud Dam Reservoir will soon be able to get a glimpse into the hitherto unexplored Bat Island, the Mahanadi river island which is home for more than one thousand of bats. Visiting the island is part of ‘Hirakud Cruise’ to be launched by the Forest … Read more 23.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Odisha to Sponsor Indian Hockey Team The Odisha government will sponsor the Indian Hockey team for 10 extra years after the modern sponsorship ends in 2023, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced. The Odisha government will sponsor the Indian Hockey team for 10 extra years after the modern sponsorship ends in … Read more 21-22.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Paradip Port handles record cargo in current fiscal The 75th Independence Day was celebrated by the Paradip Port Trust (PPT) with a great enthusiasm. PPT Deputy Chairman AK Bose unfurled the National Flag. Bose said the port has handled the highest-ever cargo of 114.55 Million Metric Tonne (MMT) in the last fiscal … Read more 18.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Change in Elephant Landscape Range – WSO According to the WSO (Wildlife Society of Orissa), the elephant landscape in Odisha has gone through a dramatic change because of mindless mining & unplanned developmental activities. Key Points: According to WSO, the elephant panorama has changed dramatically in the final two decades. In the Keonjhar … Read more 17.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA ID cards to senior citizens of Bhubaneswar soon The commissionerate of police on Sunday assured senior citizens of Bhubaneswar that issuing of identity cards for them would be resumed soon. Through these ID cards, senior citizens can get police help at any time and extra attention from their local police station. … Read more 19.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Odisha CM announces special package for weavers To help the weavers of the state whose business and income have been affected during Covid time, chief minister Naveen Patnaik announced a special package for them. Handloom sector is one of the employment generators in rural areas after agriculture. The state has 31,342 loom pits for weaving purposes. … Read more 15-16.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA WSO: Elephant landscape witnessing dramatic change in Odisha According to WSO, elephant landscape has changed dramatically in last two decades. In Keonjhar district of Odisha, there were 112 elephants in 2002. Now, it has only 40 elephants due to large-scale mining. Recently, in last 20 days of July-August, five elephants were … Read more 14.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Over 39,000 anganwadis in Odisha don’t have toilets: Union minister Smriti Irani More than 39,000 anganwadi centres (AWCs) in the state do not have toilets, Union minister of women and child development Smriti Irani told the Lok Sabha. The government has set up AWCs in the state to provide supplementary nutrition, non-formal pre-education, health, … Read more 13.08.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.