29-30.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Now, sanitary napkin machines in all ECoR trains   Out of total mail/express trains, 26 trains originating from Puri, 21 from Bhubaneswar, 12 from Visakhapatnam and five from Sambalpur have now facilities of Automatic Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines from Gandhi Jayanti. ð  On successful acceptance and response from women passengers after installation of Automatic … Read more

28.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   CM launches Biju health scheme   Chief minister Naveen Patnaik flagged of a caravan that would campaign about the benefits of the newly launched Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana.   The state government has launched the scheme on August 15 out of its own funds and shunned the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana launched by … Read more

27.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the Odisha Bhawan in Chennai   Odisha Bhawan, the official guest houseof Odisha Government in Chennai, was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. This will be the fifth official guest house of the State Government outside Odisha. The Chennai guest house has … Read more

26.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   SC rejects Odisha Govt plea on reservations in ULBs   In a setback to the Odisha Government, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected its plea challenging the Orissa High Court order on reservation of seats in urban local bodies (ULBs) in the State.   Upholding the High Court’s earlier order, the apex court … Read more

25.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government changed norms in food and procurement policy for KMS   The Odisha government decided to ease the entry of more small and marginal farmers and sharecroppers into the procurement fold. For this, the norms ofFood and Procurement Policy for the Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2018-19 is to be changed. A tentative target to procure 55 … Read more

23-24.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·        PM inaugurates Jharsuguda airport ð  Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the much-awaited Jharsuguda airport under the regional air connectivity scheme Udega Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN). ð  The VSS Airport is located at a prime location having connecting links with Bhubaneswar, Raipur and Ranchi. This airport will provide wings to development of the … Read more

22.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha to name Jharsuguda airport after Veer Surendra Sai   The Odisha Assembly has passed a resolution unanimously to name the newly-constructed Jharsuguda airport after noted freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai.   Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the airport on September 22.     Earlier, the Civil Aviation Ministry in July had … Read more

21.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Modi to launch a slew of projects in Odisha, Chhattisgarh   Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch several projects during his visit to Odisha and Chhattisgarh.   In Odisha, Modi is scheduled to unveil a plaque for revival of work on the Talcher fertiliser plant in Odisha, which is the first plant in … Read more

20.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha CM launches star-rating system for industries to reduce air pollution   This is the first program in India to use continuous monitored emissions data obtained in real time from major industrial plants. It will rate industries from 1 to 5 based on their compliance to pollution standards set by the State Pollution Control … Read more

19.09.18 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·        Odisha for ahimsa in Constitution   ð  Odisha recommended to the Centre to include the word ahimsa (non-violence) in the Preamble to India’s Constitution. A resolution to this effect was passed in the Assembly on Tuesday amidst Opposition boycott.   ð  At the outset, moving the resolution on behalf of chief minister Naveen Patnaik, parliamentary … Read more

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