1.02.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha, WB to hold first-ever joint coastal security exercise   The governments of Odisha and neighbouring West Bengal will soon organize a joint security exercise named as ‘Sagar Kavach’ to further tighten the existing coastal security mechanism along the 630 km long coastline.   “Sagar Kavach security exercise is a realistic drill to check the efficacy of … Read more

History of Odisha from Vedic age to Gupta Period

History of Odisha The history of state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) is very old. In different periods it bore names like Kalinga, Utkala, etc. The names signified different territorial extent ruled by different dynasties of rulers at different periods. Each of these comprised large parts of present Odisha but also included areas forming parts of … Read more

Main Features of Budget of Odisha

Main Features of Budget of Odisha Budget Highlights The Gross State Domestic Product of Odisha for 2017-18 at current prices is estimated to be Rs 4,12,481 crore. This is 8.8% higher than the revised estimate for 2016-17. Total expenditure for 2017-18 is estimated to be Rs 1,06,911 crore, a 14.3% increase over the revised estimate … Read more

Odisha Public Finance and fiscal Policy

Odisha Public Finance and fiscal Policy Basic Understanding of Public Finance Public finance as a concept may be understood on two levels – as a practical activity of all components of public administration and As a theoretical area. The term “public finance“ may be defined as the identification of specific financial relationships and functions running between public … Read more

Odisha Tax and Economic Reforms

Odisha  Tax and Economic Reforms The economic liberalization in India , initiated in 1991, with principles of Liberalization , Privatization and Globalization (LPG) of the country’s economic policies, with the goal of making the economy more market and service-oriented and expanding the role of private and foreign investment. Specific changes include a reduction in import tariffs, deregulation … Read more

Odisha Trade and Commerce

Odisha  Trade and Commerce Odisha is located in the eastern region of India. The state shares its borders with West Bengal on the north-east, Jharkhand on the north, Andhra Pradesh on the south, Chhattisgarh on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east. The state’s economy witnessed high growth rates between 2004-05 and … Read more

Migration of Odisha

Migration of Odisha Current Status: Migration is one of the most serious issue of Odisha, especially in the western Odisha. Number of transient experts from Odisha to various states is rising tirelessly. Stood out from 55,000 masters migrating from Odisha in 2007, 1.46 lakh left the state in 2015, government figures show up. Social activists … Read more

Industrial Developement of Odisha

Industrial Developement of Odisha:- Orissa is endowed with vast resources of a variety of minerals and occupies a prominent place in the country as a mineral rich State. Abundant reserves of high-grade Iron ore, Bauxite, Chromite, Manganese ore along with other minerals such as Coal, Limestone, Dolomite, Tin, Nickel, Vanadium, Lead, Graphite, Gold, Gemstone, Diamond, … Read more

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