31.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA Odisha govt spends 96% of central funds on afforestation work   The state government has claimed to have spent around 96% of the funds it has received from the Centre under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (Campa) that aims to promote afforestation and regeneration of forests.   While the state government … Read more

30.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA   6,390 beggars identified in Odisha   The Odishagovernment has identified a total of 6,390 beggars across the state.   The government is implementing a new scheme ‘Sahaya’ for protection, care and rehabilitation of beggars.   The scheme of protection, care and rehabilitation of beggars aims at providing comprehensive rehabilitation support to all the target groups. … Read more

28-29.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA   Odisha rasagola gets GI tag   The Odisha government reopened the battle for ownership of the delicacy and won the rights over ‘Odisha rasagola’. Now the Odisha Small Industries Corporation Limited (OSIC) will be the registered holder of Odisha Rasagola’s GI tag, and it will enjoy all legal and intellectual protection available for the product, whose … Read more

27.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA Rs 1,250 cr for Ama Gaon Yojan   The State Government sanctioned a total of Rs 1,250 crore under the ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Bikash’ Yojana to undertake various developmental activities in 2018-19.   The funds were allocated for various developmental works in villages under all the 314 blocks.   Out of allocated funds of … Read more

26.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA   Groundwater decreases by 6.71% in State   Water Resources Minister Raghunandan Das on Thursday informed the State Assembly that the groundwater level has decreased by 6.71 per cent between 2009 and 2017 in the State.   Water Board (CGWB), the groundwater level in State was 16.69 million cubic metres in 2009 and it … Read more

25.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA   Forest offences on rise in State   The number of forest-related offences is rising in the State. A total of 66,493 forest offences, involving 60,353 offenders, were detected in 2017-18 against 65,228 offences, involving 51,180 offenders detected in the preceding year, i.e. 2016-16.   According to the data, 7,952 cubic metre of timber … Read more

24.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA   22 Village Courts to come up in State   The State Government has issued notification for establishment of 22 Gram Nyayalayas (Village Courts) and, of them, 16 have been made operational by the Orissa High Court.   The judges appointed in Gram Nyayalayas belong to the category of Judidical Magistrate First Clas category. … Read more

23.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA   Odisha gets first foreign post office   Odisha has got its first Foreign PostOffice(FPO) with the opening of the facility in Mancheswar area   The FPO will facilitate customs clearance and booking of articles or consignments for foreign countries.   In view of the earlier system which was time- consuming, the India Post decided to set up … Read more

21-22.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA   Odisha envisages new Industrial Policy to attract new investments   India new global outlook increased the intra-state competition. The infrastructure of competition is changing with the adoption of new techniques. The Odisha government is evaluating its Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) It is last revised in 2015 The changing dynamics, investor perception and rising competition … Read more

20.07.19 Odisha (opsc) daily current affairs

ODISHA ·         E-cigarettes, e-hookah banned in State ð  The State Government has now banned e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) like e-Sheesha, e-hookah and heat-not-burn tobacco device. ð  As per the 1940 Drugs and Cosmetics Act, the Government banned manufacturing, sale, import and advertisement of all ENDS products that have potential risks to … Read more

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