31.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Soon a Vigilance Academy in Bhubaneswar   The State would have a Vigilance Academy to upgrade the knowledge of sleuths engaged in anti-corruption drives on a continuous basis so as to retain their professional edge.   There has been a four-per cent rise in the conviction rate in Vigilance cases in the first … Read more

30.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·        Bhubaneswar to witness 1st Bali Yatra ð  The State capital city is waiting to witness its first Bali Yatra on its outskirts this year. Though efforts had been made to hold a festival last year, it could not take place due to no consent from the Commissionerate police. ð  The Bali Yatra that … Read more

29.10.18 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

27-28.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government declared drought in 9 districts in the State   The Odisha government declared drought in 9 of the 30 districtsin the State. The State has also authorised the Collectors of the districts to undertake relief measures in the affected areas. The State government said that a total of 2,33,173.8 hectares of cropland in Bargarh, … Read more

26.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Soura Jalanidhi scheme launched in Odisha   The main aim is to increase the use of solar energy for helping farmers in irrigation. It is a dug well based solar pump irrigation system in convergence mode. The total cost of the scheme allocated by the state government is  27.18 crore in the 2018-19 … Read more

25.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Jharsuguda Airport renamed as “Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda”   The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved renaming of Jharsuguda Airport, Odisha as “Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda”   Veer Surendra Sai is a well-known freedom fighter of Odisha.   Renaming of the Jharsuguda airport in his name … Read more

24.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   38 MoUs signed at Bhubaneswar Steel Conclave     Capital Goods(CG) producers from across the globe inked 38 MoUs with Indian steel companies which will reduce imports for the steel sector worth Rs 39,400 crore.   The MoUs were signed at a Conclave in Bhubaneswar which was organized by Ministry of Steel, Government … Read more

23.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Rs 2,770 crore damage aid for Titli-hit dists   The State Government approved a total damage assistance of Rs 2,770 crore for the districts affected by Cyclone Titli and subsequent floods earlier this month. Damage assistance to the tune of Rs 2,770 crore has been given approval while Rs 375 crore has been … Read more

22.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·        98 cyclones hit Odisha from 1891 to ’18 ð  While the east coast of India is one of the most cyclone-prone areas in the world, Odisha is twice as vulnerable as compared to the other eastern States. ð  During the last decade, Odisha faced one or other forms of disasters like cyclone, flood, tornado … Read more

20-21.10.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Guv confers Odisha Excellence Award   Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal presented the Odisha Excellence Award to 17 exceptional Odia personalities and three successful organisations at a festival organised by the Odia Media.   Governor also felicitated freedom fighter Gour Hari Das. A souvenir edited by festival coordinator Gayatri Mavuru was also released on … Read more

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