30.06.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha OKs five projects worth Rs 1.46 lakh crore   The state government on Tuesday approved five investment proposals in the metal sector worth Rs 1.46 lakh crore with an aim to double steel production in the state over the next few years. While the state’s existing steel-making capacity is about 30 mtpa, … Read more

29.06.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA NHRC seeks reports from Odisha on crime against women   The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the director general of police (DGP) and the chief secretary of Odisha to look into the case of compensation to a rape survivor from Malkangiri district and the steps taken by the state to check, control and prevent crime against women within … Read more

27-28.06.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha to get 374 crore under Centre’s special assistance scheme   Odisha is expected to receive Rs 374 crore under the Centre’s special assistance scheme for the current financial year. The amount is meant for capital expenditure (investment in infrastructure) to help in high economic growth. The Centre had launched the scheme in the 2020-21 … Read more

26.06.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Puri International Airport likely to be commissioned in 2022-23: Odisha govt     Though the land for the proposed international airport in Puri has not been finalised yet, the state government on Sunday said the ambitious project is likely to be commissioned in the next two years. “If everything goes as planned, the flight … Read more

25.06.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha: ‘Community involvement key in devpt’   Chief minister Naveen Patnaik  said community involvement in developmental planning is essential for balanced regional growth. Joining an induction programme for 56 senior economic investigators in the state planning and convergence department through video-conference, he emphasised on evidence-based, outcome-oriented planning which will result in achievement of sustainable developmental goals and better human … Read more

24.06.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha government eyes 9,049 crore windfall from mining sector in Q1   The state government expects huge revenue gain from the mining sector during the 2021-22 financial year with most of the mines auctioned before the outbreak of Covid-19 having started production. Sources in the state steel and mines department said revenue collection from mining sector in the first quarter (April-June) is … Read more

23.06.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar Bagged by Odia Poet Rajendra Kishore Panda   The Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar, the award instituted in reminiscence of late poet laureate Kuvempu, has been awarded to famed Odia poet Dr Rajendra Kishore Panda for the year 2020. The prestigious award consists of a cash award of Rs 5 lakh, a … Read more

22.06.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   New draft ports bill may hurt Odisha’s maritime dream     With Odisha aspiring to be a major maritime state by exploring the potential along its 480 km-long coastline, the state government apprehends that the Indian Ports Bill, 2021, if implemented, will be a major setback to that dream. The state government has already raised objection … Read more

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