29-30.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   3,000 college teachers to be trained under World Bank project   The state higher education department will train around 3,000 college teachers by the end of this financial year for quality teaching and excellence.   The faculty training programme will be conducted under the Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity as … Read more

28.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha approves investment proposals worth 2,435 crore   Odisha Governmentapproved investment proposals worth ₹2,435 crorein different sectors which would provide direct employment to 5,432 people in the State. The investment projects were approved at the State Level Single Window Authority (SLSWA)meeting chaired by Chief Secretary A.K. Tripathy on September 26. The projects were approved in food … Read more

27.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   ·       State agri project bags SKOCH Award ð The State Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment has bagged the prestigious SKOCH Award for ‘Agriculture Production Cluster’ project. ð Directorate of Horticulture’s ‘Agriculture Production Cluster in Tribal Regions of Odisha’ project won the Gold Award in Agriculture category of the SKOCH Awards for this … Read more

26.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   ·         Odisha govt to open help centres for beggars ð  The social security and empowerment of persons with disabilities department has decided to open help centres – Sahayak Kendras – for guiding beggars at bus stands and railway stations across the state. The centres will facilitate their rehabilitation. The first such help centre … Read more

25.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha CyCa OncoSolutions awarded at startup meet in China   CyCa OncoSolutions, founded by Dr Nusrat Sanghamitra, won the third prize at the She Loves Tech Global Startup Competition 2019 held in Beijing. The startup has developed a path-breaking cancer drug delivery device.   The startup previously won the first prize at the … Read more

24.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha: Online PUC certificate for all vehicles now   The state government on Monday banned issuance of manual certificates by vehicle pollution testing units (PTUs) from October 1. According to the new rule, vehicle owners must obtain the emission test certificate generated online via the transport department’s Vahan database.   Authorized PTUs have … Read more

22-23.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Finally, Odisha inks MoU with Railways for city railway station redevelopment   After prolonged delay and multiple cancellations of dates, the Indian Railways and the Odisha government have finally signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for re-development of Bhubaneswar railway station.   The area at Bhubaneswar railway station will be developed as Railway Station Multimodal Hub … Read more

21.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha police has the highest output in India   Owing to the heavy workload, at least 80% women cops in Odisha stay back at their workplace after duty hours. According to the survey, the percentage is the highest in the country whereas West Bengal has the lowest (6%) of women cops staying back … Read more

20.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·         Odisha cops most overworked in country: Survey ð   Police personnel in Odisha work more than their counterparts in other states, a study conducted by an NGO has revealed. The survey called ‘Status of policing in India report 2019’ says police personnel from Odisha reported highest average working hours of 18 in a day, while police from … Read more

19.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha government to move Finance Commission for Rs 2,000 crore for Puri’s development   The state government would submit a supplementary memorandum to the 15th Finance Commission (FC) seeking special assistance of Rs 2,000 crore for development of Fani-ravaged Puri into a world-class heritage city.   The amount, if considered by the FC, will be spent during 2020-21 … Read more

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