ODISHA Climate Change’ added to Forest & Environ Dept The State Government on Saturday renamed its Forest & Environment Department as ‘Forest, Environment & Climate Change Department’. The department would now give focus on climate change along with forest and environment protection and conservation, The department would be the nodal agency of the State … Read more 30-31.05.21 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 29.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Prime Minster Narendra Modi announces 500 crore aid for Odisha Prime Minster Narendra Modi announced Rs 500 crore cyclone relief for Odisha and appreciated the state’s disaster preparedness resulting in minimal loss of life. Modi also announced Rs 500 crore for West Bengal and Jharkhand. While Rs 500 crore would be immediately given to Odisha, another Rs 500 crore announced … Read more 28.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Blackbuck Population Increased in Odisha According to a census conducted by the Odisha State Forest Department, the blackbuck population in Odisha has more than doubled in the last six years. The Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), also known as the Indian Antelope, is a type of antelope native to India and Nepal. It is widespread in … Read more 27.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Now, community radios check child marriages To arrest child marriages in rural areas, Konark- based NGO Young India started a Community Radio campaign named ‘Nua Sakala’ra Katha’ with 13 Community Radios of Odisha. The campaign was bolstered with support from the United States Consulate General Hyderabad with an objective of creating awareness on … Read more 26.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA RSP introduces incentivising scheme ‘Rakshak’ With an aim to further strengthen the safety net and achieve the goal of making accident-free steel, the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has introduced a unique incentivising scheme ‘Rakshak’ based on reporting of the near-miss incidents inside the plant by the employees themselves. The objective is to bring to … Read more 25.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Let Odisha’s farm sector be modernized For a long time, the foremost visible issue of Odisha is its dependency on other States to meet its domestic consumption demand. The State imports inland fish, meat, egg, vegetables, potato, onion , wheat, Dal, fruits, banana, sugar and edible oil, besides many more consuming products to … Read more 24.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Odisha sends 21,478 MT medical oxygen A total of 1,167 tankers/containers carrying 21,478.149 MT of medical oxygen have been dispatched under escort of Odisha Police so far from Rourkela, Jajpur, and Dhenkanal and Angul districts to 15 deficit States/UTs in the country. During the last 33 days, as many as 108 tankers were … Read more 22-23.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA State now facilitates paperless loan contracts The State Government’s 5T charter emphasises on the public service delivery in a transparent, hassle-free and time-bound manner using technology to bring transformation in governance. Revenue & Disaster Management Principal Secretary Bishnupada Sethi reviewed the programme which aims to reduce the physical interface between citizens and Government … Read more 21.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.
ODISHA Pandian gets FIH President’s Award Karthikeyan Pandian, Secretary to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, has been honoured by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for his huge contribution for the promotion and development of hockey in Odisha. The FIH in its 47th Congress on Saturday conferred the prestigious FIH President’s Award to Pandian. While Odisha … Read more 20.05.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.