02.02.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha wins Geospatial World Excellence Award 2018   Odisha Government won ‘Geospatial World Excellence Award-2018’ for successful IT application for tracking of mineral production. The award was presented at the Geospatial World Forum Meeting held at Hyderabad, Telangana. The event was attended by more than 3,000 geospatial experts from 90 different countries. i3MS is GPS-linked … Read more

Economy of Odisha

Economy of Odisha Odisha’s Economic indicators Economic growth: In 2014-15 and 2015-16, the economy of Odisha grew at 6.2%. This is higher than the growth of 3.5% in 2012-13. Service sector saw a steady improvement in annual growth, from 4.6% in 2012-13 to 9.8% in 2015-16. On the other hand, agriculture saw a volatile growth … Read more

Fair and festivals of odisha

Fair and festivals of odisha With numerous religions, ancient temples, local shrines, tribes and an array of sacred places, Odisha (Orissa) observes uncountable number of festivals and fairs round the year. Major Odisha(Orissa) Festivals of Odisha is Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra and Durga Pooja. Three different religions flourished on the holy land of Odisha (Orissa) … Read more

folk dances of odisha

folk dances of odisha There are many forms of dance in odisha. Ghumura dance Ghumura Dance is one of the most leading folk dance forms Kalahandi district of Odisha. It is classified as folk dance as the dress code of Ghumura resembles more like a tribal dance. ghumura is the indigenous dance of Kalahandi and … Read more

Horticulture in Odisha

Horticulture in Odisha The agro-climatic conditions are immensely suitable for perennial fruit crops like mango, litchi, guava, oranges and limes; annual fruit crops like banana, pineapple and papaya ; spices like ginger, turmeric and chilly, a variety of roots and tubers and a whole range of vegetables. The low-temperature hilly areas at higher altitude offer … Read more

Agriculture in Odisha

Agriculture in Odisha According to the 2011 Census of India, 61.8% of the Odisha’s working population are engaged in agricultural activities. However, the agricultural’s contribution to the GSDP was 16.3% in the fiscal year 2013-14 and it was estimated to be 15.4% in 2014-15. The area under cultivation was 5,691 hectares in 2005-06 and it … Read more

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