29-30.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA Poverty in State reduced by 24.61%   The number of  Below Poverty Line (BPL) population in the State has reduced by 24.61 per cent.   Monthly expenditure is taken as a standard for calculation of BPL. Accordingly, it was assessed that there were 221.60 lakh (57.20 per cent of total population) were under the … Read more

28.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   State growth rate more than national average   The real Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Odisha grew at 8.4 per cent in 2018-19 against 7.4 per cent in the preceding year.   The services sector is the largest contributor with a 41.6 per cent sharing in the GSDP followed by the industries … Read more

27.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   IIT Bhubaneswar ranked 151-200   The Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings list the world’s best universities that are more than 50 years or under.   The IIT Bhubaneswar has been ranked 151-200 in Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2019. From the Indian scenario, the institute has been ranked 5th … Read more

26.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA Pvt hospital to provide free services   The private hospitals in the State would have to provide free healthcare services under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) soon.   The hospitals have to ensure that all the beneficiaries under the BSKY get healthcare services free.   It may be mentioned that the BSKY is … Read more

25.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   State’s per capita loan now Rs 17,630   The total loan burden of the State by end of the year 2018-19 was Rs 79,866.08 crore and the per capita loan stood at Rs  17,630.48 according to the primary report of the Accountant General.   Out of total loan amount of Rs  79,866.08 crore, … Read more

23-24.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha’s rice yield lower than other States   Food grain production declined from 117.82 lakh metric tonnes (MT) in 2016-17 to 84.82 lakh MT in 2017-18 due to deficient rainfall and severe pest attack of 2017-18. Production of rice, which had almost half the share of gross cropped area (GCA) and is a … Read more

21.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha’s initiative to improve school education   The school and mass education department has launched a one of its kind “Scorecard Sprint” to instil a sense of competition among the district-level education departments in an attempt to ensure that the officials take steps to improve the quality of school education at ground level. According to … Read more

20.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Odisha: New e-waste guidelines for govt depts, PSUs   To ensure effective management of electronic waste, the forest and environment department has issued a guidelines to all departments and PSUs to safely dispose off electronic waste.   The waste generated will then be channelised to the dealer through a buy-back arrangement under … Read more

19.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government allots land to seven tourism projects worth Rs 355 crore   The Odisha government  allotted land to seven projects worth Rs 354.34 crore that aims to boost the tourism potential of the state.   Though the projects require around 79.5 acres out of which around 42.5 acres will be government land, the … Read more

18.06.19 Orrisa (OPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government to implement SWM rules 2016 in rural areas soon   Following a rap from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) over poor management of solid waste in rural areas, Odisha government has decided to implement Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 in the state in the next couple of months. Under the pilot project the … Read more

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