28.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates five mega LI projects   Chief minister Naveen Patnaik  inaugurated six mega lift irrigation (LI) projects under the Parbati Giri Mega Lift Irrigation project as part of his governments target to create irrigation facilities for over 10 lakh hectares. These LI projects would irrigate an additional 5,500 hectares.   These projects would … Read more

27.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha gets two months to furnish rosogolla proof   The battle over the origin of rosogolla continues between Bengal and Odisha. A fortnight ago, the Geographical Indication (GI) registry examined the issue based on the petition challenging the grant of GI to ‘Banglar Rosogolla’ in November 2017 and gave Odisha two months to furnish evidence in favour of their … Read more

26.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   CM inaugurates two power units   Chief minister Naveen Patnaik  inaugurated the 2 x 660 megawatt (MW) Unit-3 and 4 of the Ib Thermal Power Station (ITPS), Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) Limited, Banharpali, in Jharsuguda district. With commissioning of these two units, power generation at the Banharpali station will increase to 1,740 MW that would … Read more

24-25.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   State’s film fraternity welcomes the Odisha State Film Policy 2019   The film fraternity in the state has welcomed the Odisha State Film Policy 2019, which received the cabinet nod.   The policy, which has been in the pipeline for years now, aims to create a conducive ecosystem for production of films in the state … Read more

23.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Skill Development Minister inaugurates ‘Skill Saathi Youth Conclave’ in Odisha   Union Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated the “Skill Saathi Youth Conclave in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.   The conclave mobilised over 2 lakh candidates who were counselled across 427 locations covering all blocks and urban local bodies, across 30 districts in the … Read more

22.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha govt launched boat ambulance service for remote areas   The project, which costs around ₹5.40 crore, reportedly includes six boat ambulances and 60 jetties with walkway.   This new facility is hope for residents who live in far-flung areas, river-locked pockets of the state, making it easier for them to reach the hospitals. … Read more

21.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government launched KALIA Chhatra Bruti scholarship   The government of Odishahas launched the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) Chhatra Bruti scholarship for the children of farmers. The Scholarship is under the KALIA, a scheme for financing farmers in Odisha. Eligibility for the Scholarship ♦ Students should be the children of KALIA beneficiaries ♦ They … Read more

20.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha: Paddy procurement to continue till govt purchases entire paddy from farmers   Paddy procurement to continue in mandis across the state till government purchases entire paddy from the farmers. Food supplies department has directed collectors of 19 districts to take action in case of any irregularities during the process. The government move came in … Read more

19.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha CM lays foundation stone for Tata’s state-of-the-art Cancer Treatment Hospital and Research Centre   Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday laid the foundation stone of Odisha Cancer Treatment Hospital and Research Centre (OCHRC) at Ratagarh in Baranga Tehsil in Cuttack district. The centre will be bench marked to the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.   A sum of Rs 800 … Read more

17-18.02.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated and laid foundation stones for Rs 2114 crores   Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, inaugurated and laid foundation stones for numerous development projects amounting to Rs 2,114 crore in Kalahandi district on 16th February 2019. The major projects inaugurated were: Ret Medium Irrigation projectwhich is constructed … Read more

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