31.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha approved Rs.8,000 crore for Hindalcos new alumina refinery unit   Odisha’s High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) approved a new greenfield alumina refinery unit. The project was proposed by Aditya Birla Group-owned Hindalco Industries. This will be Hindalco’s second alumina refining complex in Odisha after the Utkal Alumina refining project, also in the Rayagada district.     The estimated cost of … Read more

29-30.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA The 8th edition of Odisha MSME International Trade Fair began   The 8th edition of Odisha Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) International Trade Fair 2020 began in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated. The trade fair is being organized by the MSME department of the state through Directorate of Export Promotion … Read more

28.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA CCEA approves strategic disinvestment of 49.78 per cent equity shareholding of MMTC The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA has given in-principle approval for the sale of equity held by four Central Public Sector Enterprises and two-state PSUs in Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited-NINL. It has approved strategic disinvestment of 49.78 per cent equity shareholding … Read more

27.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha records 2 per cent growth in gross GST collection in December   Odisha has registered a marginal 2 per cent growth in terms of collection of the goods and services tax (GST) in December 2019 as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. According to official data released by the Union ministry … Read more

26.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha to open help desks in Kerala, Gujarat for migrant labourers The state government will open two more help desks in Kerala and Gujarat for the benefit of migrant labourers working there. It will give necessary assistance and protection to the labourers of Odisha working in these states. These help desks will assist the migrant labourers if they face any … Read more

25.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Bhubaneswar to host 1st edition of Khelo India University Games The first edition of Khelo India University Games is scheduled to be held at the KIIT University in Bhubaneswar from February 22nd to March 1st. Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the logo and jersey of Khelo … Read more

24.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha govt launches online platform to digitalise Odisha Gazette Odisha’s 5T initiatives launched an online platform to digitalize the publication of Odisha Gazette and move forward as a paperless mode of publication. The departments will upload their content material, which will be scrutinized by the Government Press with the numbers and date of the periodical to … Read more

22-23.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha govt launches online platform for issuance of certificates Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the online platform for the issuance of income certificate, residence certificate, caste certificate without any fees, and based on the self-certification system of asking for the Solvency certificate by the departments The recruiting agencies allow the applicants to declare their caste (ST/SC) and … Read more

21.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Eleven day long Dhanu Jatra begins at Bargarh in western Odisha The famous 11-day Dhanu Jatra celebrated as the largest open-air theatre of the world begins at Bargarh in western Odisha. The Jatra based on the mythological story of Lord Krishna and his demon uncle King Kansa.   Dhanu Jatra is the annual drama-based open-air theatrical performance celebrated … Read more

20.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha government to sell power discom Cesu to Tata Power The state government has picked Tata Power Company Limited to sell its power distribution company, Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (Cesu), for Rs 175 crore. For the proposed sale, which values Cesu at Rs 350 crore, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) will be formed. Tata … Read more

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