31.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha govt inks LOU for drink from tap mission with UNICEF   Odisha inked a Letter of Understanding (LOU) on a drink from tap mission with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).   In a bid to provide quality drinking water to every urban household in the state. Odisha inked a Letter of … Read more

30.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Naveen Patnaik launches Odisha Mo Parivar programme   Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a social service initiative aimed at encouraging environment protection, blood donation, and the welfare of Odias in distress.   The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) under the ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’ (Odisha, my family) program, party leaders will dedicate themselves … Read more

29.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha to partner with JPAL for transformative action             Odisha Government is to partner with Massachusettes Institute of Technology (MIT)-based Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), co-founded by Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo. The partnership aims for the targeted intervention in a set of social sectors, including the poorest of … Read more

27-28.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA     Odisha government follows Centre with an eye on better fiscal planning   The state finance department has decided to come up with an annual fiscal strategy paper that will spell out revenue generation from possible sources as well as the government’s priorities in terms of expenditure in the coming years.   The Centre generally … Read more

26.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ● New World Bank Project to Support Climate Resilient Agriculture for Farmers in Odisha The Government of India, Government of Odisha and the World Bank signed a US$165 million loan agreement. It has been signed to support smallholder farmers strengthen the resilience of their production systems as well as diversify and improve the marketing … Read more

25.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha govt clears new projects to boost tourism   The Odisha government has decided to take up nine tourism circuits and 13 destinations in different parts of the state for development under new tourism promotion activities. The state government has approved a slew of projects and initiatives on Wednesday in the tourism advisory committee meeting held under the … Read more

24.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Government to implement uniform exam system for classes I-VIII The state has decided to implement a uniform examination system for students of Classes I to VIII in all government and aided schools. Earlier, question papers used to be prepared at the district-level and would lack uniformity. With the latest move, about 46 lakh students … Read more

23.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha: Police stations to be ranked on performance   In a first in the state, police have decided to introduce a ranking or grading system in police stations as part of the state government’s 5T initiativeINTERNATIONAL   Japan’s Naruhito declares himself emperor   The reign of Japan’s 126th emperor, Naruhito, has begun following a series … Read more

22.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Dutee Chand won the Vogue award for Sportsperson of the Year   Odisha sprinterDutee Chandwon the Vogue award for Sportsperson of the Year 2019.   Dutee Chand holds the national record in women’s 100m. She has brought many laurels to the country and state. In October, she clocked 11.22 seconds in the semi-final of women’s … Read more

20-21.10.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha to set up command centre to monitor road accidents To provide immediate help to road accident victims, the commerce and transport department will soon come up with a Road Accident Monitoring and Analysis System (RAMAS), an IT-enabled application to monitor road accidents. A control and command centre will be set up to implement the system, … Read more

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