30.11.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Bhubaneswar ranks last in quality education in SDG Urban Index   The city has been ranked bottom in quality education in the Sustainable Development Goals Urban Index 2020-21 recently released by the Niti Aayog contrary to its increasing popularity as an education hub. The Odisha capital has scored 50 out of 100 … Read more

28-29.11.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Dharmendra urges govt to repeal Odisha Universities Act   Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday urged the state government to repeal the Odisha Universities (amendment) Act, 2020 to ensure academic autonomy of state public universities. “The state government has come up with a law to bring all state public universities under one Act. … Read more

27.11.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

  ODISHA     At 90.5 per cent, Odisha best in country in kid vaccination   The percentage of fully immunised children is the highest (90.5 per cent) in Odisha, according to phase-II of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5). A fully immunised child is one who has taken all scheduled vaccines supplied by the government. … Read more

26.11.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Use credit policies, special schemes properly to boost SCs, STs   Two major social groups not given a level playing field to thrive in business sector are STs and SCs. The attempts made by the Central and State Governments for inclusion of the communities in the business sector through different schemes for last … Read more

25.11.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA     Odisha registers a drop in fertility rate: Survey   The latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) released on Wednesday revealed that the total fertility rate in Odisha has gone down to 1.8 (2020-21) from 2.1 (2015-16). The TFR (children per woman) of Odisha is lower than the national average of 2. Experts said the trend indicated increased awareness … Read more

24.11.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha electronics policy granted cabinet approval   The state cabinet on Tuesday approved the maiden Odisha Electronics Policy 2021 to promote the development of the electronics and electronics manufacturing sector. The policy has been conceptualised to position Odisha as an attractive destination for the electronics industry by providing a congenial, industry-friendly and proactive industrial climate with class-leading infrastructure, … Read more

23.11.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Odisha govt to set up cyber security operation centre to protect applications   In a big leap towards cyber security, the Odisha government is all set to establish a robust mechanism to protect its websites and applications from hackers. A cyber security operation centre (CSOC) is being built on the premises of Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC) Tower to prevent … Read more

21-22.11.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

  ODISHA Berhampur cleanest city in Odisha for 3rd straight time   The Silk City emerged as the cleanest city in the state for the third time in a row as the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) ranked top among the towns in Odisha and 56th in the country in the Swachh Sarvekshan-2021, the results of which were announced on … Read more

20.10.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Study reveals over 30% school toilets in Odisha are unusable   A study conducted by three voluntary organisations revealed that 30.77% schools in Odisha do not have usable toilets. With schools reopening, the organizations have urged the state government to prioritise building and maintenance of school toilets. Lack of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) … Read more

19.10.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Balasore awarded best marine district of India   Balasore was awarded as the best marine district in the country. For the first time, a district from Odisha got this award. Union minister for fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying Parshottam Rupala gave away this award at the World Fisheries Day celebration.   Andhra Pradesh was awarded the best marine state, … Read more

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