31.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA Government aims to cover 25l farmers under PMFBY   Despite the resentment over the nonpayment of compensation to farmers in time, the Government of Odisha has set an ambitious target of enrolling 25 lakh farmers under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) by July 31 in the ongoing Kharip season that will cover 20 … Read more

29-30.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha CM Inaugurates Rs 300 Crore Irrigation Dam Project   Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated theRs 300 crore Rukura Medium Irrigation Dam project in Sundargarh district. This project will irrigate 5,800 hectares of the agricultural field. He stated that his promises to provide irrigation to an additional 10 lakh hectare of land ahead of 2014 … Read more

28.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha litterateur Ramakanta Rath receives Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman   Noted litterateur Ramakanta Rath has received Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman, Odisha’s highest literary award, for the year 2018.   The award is named after 15th century Odia poet Atibadi Jagannath Das.   Culture and Tourism Minister Ashok Chandra Panda conferred the award on … Read more

27.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha Government launches Green Mahanadi Mission   Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik launched the ‘Green Mahanadi Mission’. The CM launched the mission by planting a sapling on the bank of river Mahanadi during his visit to Boudh and Subarnapur districts in western Odisha. The ‘Green Mahanadi Mission’is a plantation drive under which 2 crore … Read more

26.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Centre urged for annapurna rice for 2 yrs   Odisha has reportedly been losing Annapurna rice for which about 6,48,000 beneficiaries are going through tough time, thanks to irregular allocation food grains under the Central scheme.   Under the Annapurna scheme, each beneficiary get 10 kg rice per month free of cost.   … Read more

25.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha top-5 per capita capital spender on health   As per the RBI data analysis, Gujarat with a per capita capital outlay on health at Rs 303 topped the nation. Odisha with a per capita capital outlay of Rs 190 followed Haryana, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka.   Significant here is all top per capita … Read more

24.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA   CM to inaugurate gurupriya on july 26   Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would inaugurate the much-awaited Gurupriya bridge, which will serve as a lifeline for the people in the cutoff areas of Malkangiri district, on July 26   The 910-meter bridge was earlier scheduled to be inaugurated on July 18; however, it was … Read more

22-23.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Madhusudan Padhi appointed as the principal secretary to Odisha Governor   Odisha govenrment appointed senior IAS officer Madhusudan Padhias the principal secretary to Governor Dr Ganeshi Lal. Padhi replaced CJ Venugopal as the principal secretary to the Governor. Venugopal has been appointed as the principal secretary, Electronics and IT department. Commissioner, Commercial Tax, Saswat Mishra, has been given … Read more

21.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha to host 40-day Odisha Triennial of International Art (OTIA) in December-January   Odisha planned to host India’s first private sector triennial in the month of December to January which will be a 40-day event. OTIA have Seven sections of the event and they are When East met West, It’s Indian, by the way, … Read more

20.07.18 OPSC (Orrisa) Current Affairs

ODISHA   BDA’s no to projects in eco-sensitive zones   In the wake of waterlogging in many low-lying areas across the city, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has decided to restrict development work in environmentally sensitive zones (ESZ) demarcated in the Master Plan of Bhubaneswar. The BDA would also ask the builders and real estate … Read more

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