06.02.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Central budget: odisha sees devolution up 17%   Odisha is going to have an increase of around 17 per cent in the net proceeds of taxes and duties as devolution from the Centre in 2018-19. The State would receive Rs 36,585.93 crore in 2018-19 vis-a-vis Rs 31,272 crore in 2017-18. Besides, in the Centrally-supported … 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

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

Irrigation and Hydropower of Odisha

Irrigation and Hydropower of Odisha   Irrigation Irrigation assumes a noteworthy part in destitution diminishment and financial development. State Government is giving high need to Irrigation Development. The state has a developed place that is known for 61.80 lakh hectares. It has been surveyed that 49.90 lakh hectares can be brought under water system scope … 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

Fishing in Odisha

Fishing  in Odisha Odisha is one of the major maritime States, offering vast scope for development of inland, brackishwater and marine fisheries. The State’s 480 km long coastline with 24,000 sq. km area within the continental shelf has ample potential for marine fisheries development. Freshwater resources of the State are estimated to be 6.76 lakh … 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

Wild life and Ecotourism of Odisha

Wild life and Ecotourism of Odisha Wildlife of Odisha The fauna of the region includes Deer, Sambar, Black Panthers, Tiger, Leopard, Elephant, Hyena, Wildboar, Bear, Porcupine, Reptiles, Blackbuck, Monkey, Squirrel, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackel, Karanja Lizards, Chameleon and Mangoose. Eighteen Sanctuaries, a National Park and one proposed Tiger conservational Park constitute the Protected Area network of Odisha … Read more

Soils of Odisha

Soils of Odisha Soil is the top layer of the earth’s surface in which plants can grow and develop, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter and having the capability of retaining water. Soil Profile The soil profile is defined as a vertical section of the soil that is exposed by … Read more

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