18-19.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha: Govt hands over IT park land to Software Technology Parks of India The Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) recently executed a 90-year lease for 2.8 acres of land with the Koraput administration to set up a software technology park at Phulabado on the outskirts of Jeypore. The state has a software park in Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Berhampur … Read more

17.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Aluminium park in Angul to be ready by March 2021: Govt The state government has set March 2021 as deadline to complete infrastructure works at the Aluminium Park, Angul, a joint venture of Nalco and Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco). Spread over 223 acres, the proposed Aluminium Park is considered as a major infrastructure boost for the aluminum downstream industries. Investors in the … Read more

16.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government to launch app for tourists to book boat at Chilika lake   To ensure hassle-free boat rides by tourists at Chilika lake, the state government has decided to launch a mobile application to facilitate quick booking of boats. Besides, the government has warned of legal action against unlicensed boat owners. Chilika … Read more

15.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha government launches helpline for extortion plaints Director general of police (DGP) Abhay launched a dedicated helpline number (9938910000) for the newly formed anti-extortion task force of commissionerate police. The helpline will be functional only in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. Citizens can send extortion-related information to the number through call, SMS, WhatsApp and Telegram. Identities of the informers would not be disclosed. … Read more

14.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Cyber crime jumps 76% in Odisha: NCRB report   Cyber crime increased by nearly 76 percent in the state in 2019 as compared to 2018, the latest data released by the national crime records bureau (NCRB) said. While 843 cyber crime cases were registered in 2018, the figure shot to 1485 last year. NCRB said most of … Read more

13.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches ‘Mo Bidyut’ portal   Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik has launched the electricity consumer service portal ”Mo Bidyut”.   The bilingual online electricity integrated consumer service portal has been developed by the Energy Department and dedicated to the public under 5T (Teamwork, Transparency, Technology, Time leading to Transformation) initiative … Read more

11-12.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha govt eases norms for redeployment of sepoys in police stations   Odisha government has revised the eligibility criteria for immediate redeployment of sepoys (constable ranked personnel) from two special security (SS) battalions to police stations, which have seen acute shortage of staff due to Covid infection among the cops.   While only 20% of the … Read more

10.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Govt may allow reopening of religious sites in Odisha   The state government asked district collectors to prepare an action plan for reopening of religious sites.   The Centre had announced relaxations and allowed religious places to reopen from June 8 but the Odisha government has kept the sites closed in view of the alarming rise in Covid … Read more

09.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha clears five investment proposals worth Rs 1,851 crore The state government approved five investment proposals worth Rs 1851.51 crore in sectors like metal, metal downstream and cement which would generate employment opportunities for 1624 people. The state level single window clearance authority (SLSWCA) headed by chief secretary Asit Tripathy cleared the investment proposals. The … Read more

08.10.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Puri beach gets Blue Flag certification, boost to Odisha Tourism     Copenhagen-based Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) granted the prestigious Blue Flag certification to Golden beach at Puri besides seven other sea beaches in the country. The state government hopes the Blue Flag certification to Puri beach, a first-of-its-kind in Odisha, will give a significant … Read more

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