30-31.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA     Odisha seeks 25,000cr for disaster-proof power infra   : Odisha has asked the Centre to consider sanctioning Rs 25,000 crore for disaster-resilient power infrastructure in cyclone-prone coastal areas of the state and Rs 900 crore for 1,000 mobile towers to improve connectivity in remote areas in the Union Budget to be presented by finance … Read more

29.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

  ODISHA     Govt plans to reduce child marriages The state government has decided to prepare a concerted, multi-sectoral action plan engaging all stakeholders to prevent and prohibit the age-old practice of child marriage. According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2015-16, as many as 21.3% girls in Odisha get married before the legal age of 18 … Read more

28.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Odisha: Coal-based projects to boost state   Odisha, which has the second largest coal reserves after Jharkhand, has reasons to cheer the Budget announcement by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman of four pilot projects for coal gasification and conversion of coal into chemicals for the industry, feel industry insiders.   A director of Western Coalfields Limited and … Read more

27.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

  ODISHA     Odisha Open 2022 Bagged ByUnnatiHooda And Kiran George Hooda won the women’s singles title at the 2022 Odisha Open badminton competition, defeating Smit Toshniwal. Highlights: UnnatiHooda won the women’s singles title at the 2022 Odisha Open badminton competition, defeating compatriot Smit Toshniwal 21-18, 21-11. Unnati, 14 years old, is the tournament’s … Read more

25-26.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Upper Age Limit for Govt Jobs Raised In Odisha   Odisha’s government recently raised the upper age limit for applying for State Civil Service Exams. Highlights: The age was raised from 32 to 38 years old. The State Civil Services Rules, 1989, were amended to do this. The age limit has been … Read more

23-24.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   Bloomberg Challenge: R’kela in Top 15 Cities   Smartcity Rourkela ranks among the Top 15 Cities of the world under the Bloomberg Global Mayors Challenge 2021. This makes the city eligible for a grant of USD 1 million from Bloomberg Philanthropies and technical assistance to carry out innovation over the next three years. … Read more

22.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   WFP, Odisha to partner for resilient food security The United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) on Saturday hoisted a multi-stakeholder interactive and consultation session on food security in Odisha on digital mode in which over 80 policymakers, Government actors, NGO partners, academicians and corporate houses deliberated together. The objective was to feedback … Read more

21.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   Cases drop to below 10k, state close to 3rd wave peak: Experts   After reporting more than 10,000 Covid cases for over a week now, the state on Friday saw a drop in the single-day infection count (9,833), prompting medical experts to predict an early decline. At 13.20%, the positivity was 3% less … Read more

20.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   Narcotics seizure increased manifold in 2020: Odisha police   Seizures of ganja and brown sugar have increased manifold in the state in 2021 as compared to 2020, as per statistics, shared by the Odisha Police. Total 1,675 quintals of ganja were seized last year compared 1,384 quintals in 2020. While about 34kg brown sugar was seized … Read more

19.01.22 OPSC Daily Current Affairs

  ODISHA Directive to develop software for forest clearance proposals   Chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra directed secretaries of various departments to make use of the latest provisions of forest laws for expeditious implementation of the critical infrastructure and development projects.   The chief secretary also directed the forest and environment department to circulate a simplified guideline … Read more

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