03.02.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Cuo: ‘ek bharat shreshtha bharat’ ends   Eight-day-long, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, a flagship programme of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), organised by the Central University of Orissa (CUO), Koraput, in its campus concluded recently.   Read More …

25.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Naveen Patnaik conferred ‘Ideal Chief Minister’ award   Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was conferred the “Ideal Chief Minister” award by former President Pratibha Patil at Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad in Pune.   He received the award in a special Read More …

24.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Grievance mechanism system of Odisha special armed police goes digital   Personnel of special armed police (SAP), deployed in anti-Maoist operations, law and order duties and rescue operations across the state, are no longer required to take the pain of visiting their seniors to Read More …

19.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha records growth in foreign tourist arrivals in 2017   The state tourism department said foreign tourist arrivals (FTA) in Odisha increased in 2017, compared to the previous year. According to the data available with the tourism department, total 84,658 Read More …

History of Odisha from Vedic age to Gupta Period

History of Odisha The history of state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) is very old. In different periods it bore names like Kalinga, Utkala, etc. The names signified different territorial extent ruled by different dynasties of rulers at different periods. Each Read More …

Odisha Food Security

Odisha Food Security Food security can be described as a phenomenon relating to individuals and can be defined by nutritional status of the individual household member that is the ultimate focus, and the risk of that adequate status not being Read More …

Fair and festivals of odisha

Fair and festivals of odisha With numerous religions, ancient temples, local shrines, tribes and an array of sacred places, Odisha (Orissa) observes uncountable number of festivals and fairs round the year. Major Odisha(Orissa) Festivals of Odisha is Jagannath Puri Rath Read More …

Painting of Odisha

Paintings of odisha The history of painting in Odisha dated back to ancient times with rock-shelter paintings, some which are dated to the early historic period (300BC-100AD). Apart from the rock painting sites there are several drawings and etching resembling Read More …

Major Cities and Tourist Places of Odisha

Major Cities and Tourist Places of Odisha   Tourist Places of Odisha Jagannath Temple   Category : Religious The Jagannath Temple, Puri is one of the most renowned places of interest that are situated in the town of Puri. There Read More …

Natural hazards and other related aspects of Odisha

Natural hazards and other related aspects of Odisha  Orissa is vulnerable to multiple disasters. Owing to its sub-tropical littoral location, the state is prone to tropical cyclones, storm surges and tsunamis.  Its densely populated coastal plains are the Read More …