30.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha forms advisory panel for Covid strategy   The state government announced formation of a high-powered advisory committee to guide the government on preparing for possible future waves of the pandemic and on vaccination strategy.   Public health expert K Srinath Reddy, who has earlier worked as health adviser to the Naveen Patnaik government with a … Read more

29.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha among states with more than 20% positivity rate   The active cases in Odisha breached the one-lakh mark on Thursday, for the first time, after 10,649 people more tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. Altogether 13 states and UTs in the country now have more than one lakh active cases, with Odisha being on the 13th … Read more

28.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik orders door-to-door survey to trace Covid patients   Chief minister Naveen Patnaik announced a three-month door-to-door survey by ASHAs and anganwadi workers from May 24 to trace people suspected of having Covid in the wake of the rising infections in villages. He has also announced the formation of a task force for … Read more

27.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Restriction to Lingaraja Temple due to Coronavirus   The Odisha Government has limited public entry into the Lingaraj Temple after four sevayats (priests) tested wonderful for the novel coronavirus.   In August 2020, the government had determined to give a facelift to the temple, akin to its pre-350-year structural status.   Lingaraj Temple, … Read more

26.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   ROPAX Jetty Project on Dhamra River   The Government of India recently authorised Rs 50 crores to strengthen an all-weather ROPAX in Odisha. The total fee of the venture is estimated to be Rs a hundred and ten crores. The undertaking pursuits to launch Roll-on or Roll-off Passenger Jetty connecting Kaninali in Bhadrak … Read more

24-25.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha: Plan to develop rural roads   The state rural development department has decided to develop at least one road in one assembly constituency, which will act as rural economic corridor by ensuring all weather connectivity.   The road with total length of 15-25 km with carriageway width of 5.5 metre will be … Read more

23.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Harlequin Ichthyosis – Rare Genetic Disorder   Odisha suggested its first-ever case of a child born with Harlequin Ichthyosis, a rare genetic pores and skin condition. India’s first recorded case of a toddler born with harlequin ichthyosis was in 2016, at a personal clinic in Nagpur, Maharashtra.   Harlequin Ichthyosis is a rare … Read more

22.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA OSACS flouts Govt’s 5T initiatives The Odisha State AIDS Control Society (OSACS) was set up by the State Government with the objective to prevent HIV transmission and control its spread and to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with HIV infection. Besides, it was also supposed to reduce the adverse socio-economic impact resulting from HIV … Read more

21.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   OSACS flouts Govt’s 5T initiatives The Odisha State AIDS Control Society (OSACS) was set up by the State Government with the objective to prevent HIV transmission and control its spread and to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with HIV infection. Besides, it was also supposed to reduce the adverse socio-economic impact resulting from … Read more

20.04.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   IFFCO to set up O2 plant in Paradip   The Indian Farmers’ Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has decided to set up an oxygen plant on the factory premises in Paradip. It will make oxygen available free of cost to hospitals treating Covid patients.   To help the government’s efforts to augment availability of … Read more

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