31.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha prepares strategy paper to curb child marriage   The Odisha government has prepared a strategy paper to stop child marriages in the state. It puts emphasis on building capacity of law enforcement agencies, including child marriage prohibition officers, school teachers and school management committee members, local PRI members, self help groups and youth clubs and … Read more

30.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha announces Jiban Sampark Project   Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced “Jiban Sampark” project in partnership with UNICEF India to generate awareness about the development and welfare initiatives of state government among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups of the state. The announcement was made after Patnaik inaugurated the annual tribal fair popularly known … Read more

29.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Chief Minister Patnaik launches Rs.1,100 crore Infra projects in Ganjam district   Shri Naveen Patnaik laid the foundation stone for 231 projects worth Rs 715 crore and inaugurated 48 projects in the Ganjam District of Odisha. Some of the Major Projects inaugurated by Naveen Patnaik are a 10-bedded geriatric ward (Rs 40 crore), … Read more

27-28.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha govt approves drinking water projects worth Rs 3200 crore   With a focus on supplying safe drinking water to rural households ahead of the ensuing polls, the state cabinet headed by chief minister Naveen Patnaik approved five rural piped water supply projects worth Rs 3,200 crore. The projects, set to be completed … Read more

26.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Highest 1 lakh farmers get KALIA aid   Over one lakh farmers of Baleswar district have received Rs 5,000 each directly in their bank accounts after the launch of the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme.   Sources said in the first phase, the State Government while released the amount … Read more

25.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Port capacity rated highest at 277 MMTPA   The Port capacity has been rated at 277 MMTPA making it the largest in the country, while effective capacity has been increased to 234 MMTPA.  Operationally, it has scaled new heights in terms of innovations and efficiency. The Mechanised Coal Handling Plant has shown an … Read more

24.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Road accidents high in rural, tribal distts: Report   Rising motor accidents and related deaths in rural areas are a major cause of concern. Rural roads in Odisha are more hazardous as more than 80 per cent accidents occur on these stretches, reveals a latest study on area wise road accidents occurred in … Read more

23.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha launches Student Police Cadet to make students responsible citizens The state police headquarters launched a scheme, christened as student police cadet (SPC) in 40 schools across Odisha to make students responsible citizens and inculcate moral values, ethics and discipline in the budding minds.   Each school has a contingent of 44 cadets, including 22 girls. Out of … Read more

22.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

  75% of State’s loan is from open markets   With grants and loans from the Union Government getting squeezed continuously, the State Government is forced to depend more on open market borrowings. An analysis of the debt profile of the State Government reveals that loans and advances from the Central Government are going down, … Read more

20-21.01.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Ama Gaon Ama Bikash now in all 314 blocks   The Ama Gaon Ama Bikash progamme, which was launched on March 5, 2018 to connect people directly with the State Government in the development process, has reached all villages in all 314 blocks of the State.   Under the programme, Chief Minister Naveen … Read more

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