21.11.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha, Maharashtra universities to have cultural exchange prog The universities of Odisha and Maharashtra will begin a cultural exchange programme as part of the ‘Ek Bharat Shresht Bharat’ programme initiated by Union ministry of human resource development to instil a sense of India as one nation in students. As part of the programme, 13 … Read more

30.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Naveen Patnaik announces scheme to create awareness on government programmes   With an aim at creating awareness about various schemes of the state government and improve transparency in distribution of individual and social benefits, chief minister Naveen Patnaik announced PEETHA initiative.   The programme namely– People’s empowerment– enabling transparency and accountability of Odisha Initiative–is part of … Read more

29.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government launched a lexicon for 21 rare tribal languages   Odisha government released lexicons of 21 tribal languages for multilingual education (MLE) purposes for elementary schools in tribal-dominated districts. The main aim is to bring back the tribal languages in circulation and prevent them from vanishing. This initiative has been prepared by the … Read more

28.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·        State to implement delayed project ð  The Rushikulya river, the lifeline of the people of Ganjam district, is slowly drying up because of environmental degradation stretching from Surada to Ganjam town where the river merges with the sea. ð  The entire urban and rural areas of Ganjam district placed in between depend on … Read more

27.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha CM releases commemorative postage stamps on Hockey World Cup   Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik  released commemorative postage stamps on Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup. The stamps aim at commemorating the 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup in the state.   A state-level exhibition will be held at Keonjhar from December 15 to … Read more

26.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha assembly passes resolution seeking 33% reservation for women in state assemblies   The state assembly unanimously passed a resolution seeking 33 percent reservation for women in legislative assemblies and the Parliament.   The members of the assembly have unanimously passed a resolution giving 33 per cent reservation to women in the assemblies … Read more

24-25.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha: Vigilance Academy to come up at Bhubaneswar soon   The state government will set up a State Vigilance Academy in the capital to upgrade the knowledge and skills of vigilance officers on a continuous basis so as to retain their professional edge.   Odisha Vigilance has recorded 51 per cent conviction in vigilance cases … Read more

23.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government launches new scheme to enhance farmers’ income in tribal regions   Chief minister Naveen Patnaik  launched a new programme that aims to benefit around one lakh farmers across 40 blocks in 12 tribal districts by facilitating them to practice market-linked production of crops especially horticulture crops. The project will trigger growth in farm sector with an … Read more

22.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   State govt targets revival of sea trade   With a 480-km-long coast, Odisha once commanded a powerful position in the subcontinent’s maritime activities. The state’s hopes for growth in export now has potential for reviving the same glory.   The fields in which there can be possible collaborations between Odisha and other countries across the Indian … Read more

21.11.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Japan looks forward to expand business partnerships with Odisha   Kenji Hiramatsu, Ambassador of Japan to India said his country is looking forward to expanding partnerships with Odisha on several sectors to boost a collaborative business effort.   The Japanese envoy said Odisha can assist Japan to fill up some gaps in certain industries such as seafood industry as … Read more

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