29.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA Banks’ NPAs rise to Rs 13,645 cr in State With poor recovery of loans, nonperforming assets (NPAs) in Odisha is rising alarmingly, for which bankers are concerned. Now, the NPA stands at more than Rs 13,645 crore, which is constantly on the increase. While the NPA as on March 31, 2021 was Rs 11,339.37 … Read more

28.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

  ODISHA   Odisha Tourism to launch 3 new festivals to bring back tourists   After a lull in tourism owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state tourism department has decided to launch three new festivals this year in its bid to bring back visitors to the state. Plans of organising an online Odissi Music … Read more

26-27.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   ‘Improve infra in State’s Maoist-affected areas   Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attended a meeting on Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in the country, which was chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi. Patnaik requested the Union Government to consider the following proposals: The LWE-affected districts are not part of the Railways … Read more

25.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   Odisha to impart primary education in 21 tribal languages in schools run by SC/ST dept   In an initiative meant to protect, preserve and promote the rich cultural traditions of tribals, the Odisha government has decided to come up with textbooks in 21 tribal languages. The SC/ST Research and Training Institute (SCSTRTI) in association with the Academy of … Read more

24.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

  ODISHA     KVIC sets up Odisha’s first silk yarn production centre   Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has started a historic initiative to set up first ever Tussar Silk Yarn Production Centre at Choudwar in Cuttack district in Odisha.   The silk yarn production centre was inaugurated on September 24, 2021 by … Read more

22.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA     Odisha: Rs 640 crore for development of mining-hit districts   The state government has sanctioned projects worth Rs 640 crore for mining-affected districts under Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC). The OMBADC constituted in 2014 with contribution from mining lease holders for diversion of forest land for mining purposes. Also, penalties collected from the lessees … Read more

21.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   State’s economy grows 5.72% faster than national   The State’s Economy grew by 5.72% faster than the national economy of 5.01% during the period from financial year 2012-13 to 2020-21. The size of the State economy has increased from ` 4 lakh crore in 2016-17 to `4.25 lakh crore in 2017-18 and `5 … Read more

19-20.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

  ODISHA   Odisha asks for Rs 10K-cr NABARD funds     The State Government has sought scaling up of allocation from the National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to the extent of Rs 10,000 crore to boost rural infrastructure. Finance Principal Secretary Vishal Dev is coordinating such an effort as NABARD is … Read more

18.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA   JSPL bags Kasia block, will pay Odisha govt 118 for every 100 of iron ore sale   The Naveen Jindal-led Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), one of the largest steel producers in the country, has bagged the state’s Kasia iron ore and dolomite block in the ongoing auction process.     Seven top mining … Read more

17.09.21 Daily OPSC Current Affairs.

ODISHA     Odisha: East Coast Railway to impart skill training to 2,500 youths The East Coast Railway (ECoR) zone serving Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh has planned to provide skill development training to 2500 youths in this region under the Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY) inaugurated by railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw through a video link from New Delhi. In the RKVY scheme, an … Read more

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