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.   The Odisha and Maharashtra States paired in the programme with a theme on learning of … 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 event organised by Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) School of Governance.     INTERNATIONAL   … 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 air their grievances. Making things easier for them, the SAP introduced e-grievance system for its … 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 foreigners visited the state till November 2017. Altogether 76,361 foreign tourists had visited the state … 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 of these comprised large parts of present Odisha but also included areas forming parts of … 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 achieved or becoming undermined. Food Security can defined as Food security exists when all people, … 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 Yatra and Durga Pooja. Three different religions flourished on the holy land of Odisha (Orissa) … 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 figures on rock surfaces at Digapahandi and Berhampur in Ganjam district and other places. Many … Read more

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