30-31.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA Odisha among bottom states in terms of access to bare necessities: Eco Survey The Economic Survey Report places Odisha along with Jharkhand, West Bengal and Tripura at the bottom in terms of people’s access to bare necessities like housing, water, sanitation, electricity and clean cooking fuel are concerned. The report, which was tabled in Parliament on Friday, ranked states like … Read more

29.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   IITTM, Utkal Varsity of Culture ink pact The Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), Bhubaneswar, has signed an MoU with the Utkal University of Culture to promote higher education and interdisciplinary research in the dynamic fields of tourism and culture. The MoU was signed on May 31 by Utkal University of … Read more

28.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   State demands Rs 7,200 crore in Rail Budget   Ahead of the Railway Budget for 2021-22, the Odisha Government has urged the Ministry of Railways to allocate Rs 7,200 crore for various projects in the State.   While Rs 3,500 crore has been sought for different ongoing projects, including doubling, third and fourth … Read more

27.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

  ODISHA Odisha’s forward caste poor too deserve quota In recent years, there has been a growing demand for reservation to economically poor class among upper/forward castes who are not being covered under existing reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs in education, job and other areas. The 103rd constitutional amendment made the reservation possible with … Read more

26-.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

  ODISHA   Padma Vibhushan for sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo and Padma Shri for five others in Odisha   Noted sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo has been selected for Padma Vibhushan award 2021, for his exceptional and distinguished service in the field of art. Five other eminent persons from Odisha have been selected for Padma Shri awards. The Centre announced Padm Awards- … Read more

24-25.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   Odisha CM approves 62 new posts for special wing in state police   Chief minister Naveen Patnaik, who had on December 30 announced creation of a special wing in Odisha Police to probe crimes against women and children, has on Monday approved 62 new posts for its smooth functioning.   Two additional superintendents of police, ten … Read more

23.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   Odisha witnessed 55% growth in export of various products despite Covid-19: Naveen Patnaik   Despite the adverse situation caused by Covid-19 pandemic, chief minister Naveen Patnaik  said export from the state up to November registered 55 per cent increase over the export value in the corresponding period in last financial year.   The chief … Read more

22.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   Odisha government unveils Konark development plan   The draft master plan of the Konark heritage area development under which the state government aims to transform the infrastructure around the Konark Sun temple and integrate it with the ancient heritage has been finalized. Four major aspects—celebrating grandeur of the Sun temple, enhancing visitor’s experience, aiming economic boost to … Read more

21.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   Odisha slips two places in innovation rankings   Odisha dropped to 14th position in the second edition of India Innovation Index, 2020, released by NITI Aayog on Wednesday even as Karnataka continued to occupy top spot. The state had secured 12th rank in the first edition of the index launched in October 2019. States like Maharashtra, Telangana, … Read more

20.01.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   Odisha govt proposes uniform speed limit on highways   The state government is planning to bring uniformity in the speed limit of vehicles on highways. At present, each district has a different speed limit on separate stretches. District collectors notify the speed limits for their jurisdictions.   Experts said uniformity in the speed limit should be decided … Read more

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