18.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha: Government to introduce coding in college, university scripts   The higher education department has decided to assign a code to answer scripts of degree college and university exams from this academic session to bring transparency in evaluation.   Coding of answer scripts will be done to maintain the anonymity of the student. … Read more

17.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   ·         Odisha gets two more affiliating universities ð  The state will get two more affiliating universities as the government has converted the Rajendra University Balangir and the Kalahandi University Bhawanipatna as affiliating universities. ð  The state government has given unitary university status to the Government Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna, on March 6 and Rajendra … Read more

15-16.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·         State to set up 45 spl courts to try rape cases ð  The Centre has allowed the State Government to establish as many as 45 Fast Track Special Courts (FSTCs) for expeditious trial and disposal of rape and other sexual offences against children in a time-bound manner. ð  The Union Ministry of Law … Read more

14.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   BHEL commissions 1,320 MW thermal plant in Jharsuguda Odisha   Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) India’s largest power equipment manufacturer announced it has commissioned a 1,320 Megawatt (Mw) power plant in Odisha. The IB Thermal Power Station with two units of 660 Megawatt capacity each is owned by Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC) … Read more

13.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Website for progress of agriculture clusters launched   Agriculture production clusters in the tribal areas can be good business models for agri-entrepreneurs and set example for coastal farmers.   This project plans to trigger growth in farm sector with an objective of doubling the income of one lakh small and marginal farmers by … Read more

12.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government to distribute fortified rice in Malkangiri   The state government has decided to distribute fortified rice through the public distribution system (PDS) in Malkangiri district on a pilot basis from January. The rice enriched with minerals and vitamins will be distributed to address the problem of anaemia and micro-nutrients deficiency among people.   The NITI Aayog has … Read more

11.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   ·         Milk products in midday meal soon ð  To provide more nutritional foods to schoolchildren and benefit farmers, the State Government is now mulling to include milk products in the menu of midday meal (MDM). ð  School students will get better nutrition after inclusion of milk products in the MDM. At present, they … Read more

10.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   ·         In a 1st, Odisha tribal woman becomes pilot ð  A 27-year-old tribal woman from Odisha’s Maoist-hit Malkangiri district has become the first pilot from the region to fly a commercial plane. ð  Anupriya Lakra, daughter of a police constable, always wanted to become a pilot, and gave up engineering midway to pursue her dream. … Read more

08-09.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   ·        Odisha govt to approach Centre for amendments in new MV Act   State government will approach the Centre for bringing some amendments in the new Motor Vehicles Act because of resentment among people over the hefty fines for violations of traffic rules. Parliament had passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on … Read more

07.09.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha: NCERT adopts schools to improve learning abilities of students   The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) has adopted all 120 schools in Chilika block in Khurda district to help them improving their learning outcomes of the children. Teachers from the Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar a constituent institute of … Read more

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