30-31.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Pool of cyber experts to help decode new-age crimes in Odisha   The Odisha police have decided to create a pool of cyber experts and establish a cyber laboratory-cum-training centre to effectively deal with the IT-related offences. The dedicated cyber police officers will assist police in other districts to crack cybercrimes. At present, police stations, mostly … Read more

29.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   National Children’s Science Congress Inaugurated at Odisha   Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the National Children’s Science Congress to be held between 27-31 December at SOA (Deemed to be university) in Bhubaneswar, Odhisa. This is the 26th edition of the National Science Congress. The focal theme of the 26th National Children’s Science … Read more

28.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha extends helping hand to Meghalaya in rescue operation for trapped miners   The state government on Friday sent a team of trained Odisha Fire Service personnel to Meghalaya to join a massive rescue operation of 15 labourers, trapped in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district since December 13.   Calamity-prone Odisha that excelled in disaster … Read more

27.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA 35 L provided LPG connections in Odisha   In Odisha, a total 35.36 lakh of beneficiaries have been provided with LPG connection under the PMUY till December 24.   The PMUY is a revolution which has removed smoke from the kitchens of the poor households in the country.   The scheme has resulted in … Read more

26.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha to receive Commendation   Compressed bio gas plants to come up in Odisha.   In order to turn waste into energy, plants will be set up in the state to produce compressed bio gas (CBG) for commercial and household use. The plants will come under sustainable alternative towards affordable transportation (SATAT) initiative … Read more

25.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·        Award for excelling in agriculture ð   Odisha has been selected for Commendation Award by Union agriculture ministry under total food grains category-II for the year 2016-17. ð  The award consists a citation and cash award of Rs 1 crore. It will be presented during the Krishi Unnati Mela, likely to be held during February-March. ð  Odisha earlier received four Krishi Karman Award … Read more

23-24.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   ·        Odisha likely to get Titli assistance from NDRF soon ð  The Centre is likely to release financial assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) for Odisha soon to take up the repair and restoration works in areas affected by cyclone Titli and subsequent floods. ð  The state government has earlier submitted a … Read more

22.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   PM lays stone of Paradip-Hyd pipeline   Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone of Paradip-Hyderabad pipeline project of South Eastern Region Pipelines (SERPL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, at Khajuria village, before Jankia toll gate, Khorda through videoconferencing from the IIT Argul campus.   The proposed pipeline with a capacity of 4.5 MMTPA … Read more

21.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha Government announced Rs. 10,000 Crore Scheme for Farmers Development   Odisha CM Naveen Patnaikannounced a ₹10,000 crore scheme named Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA), which will provide farmers with ₹10,000 a year at the rate of ₹5,000 each for Kharif and Rabi  Additionally, crop loans of up to₹50,000 will be interest-free under the scheme.   Besides, the scheme also … Read more

20.12.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Ridleys gathered for mating in Berhampur, Odisha     As part of their annual mating season, thousands of olive ridleys have assembled near the Rushikulya rookery on the Odisha coast. The forest department has stepped up its patrol in the area to safeguard the turtles.   The olive ridley sea turtle, also known as … Read more

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