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

04-05.02.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Fifth International Biennial Conference of Indian Heritage Network opened up to signify cultural heritage in Odisha   Fifth International Biennial Conference of Indian Heritage Network (IHCN) was opened up in Odisha signifying socio-cultural heritage surrounding art and craft of India which will go on for three days. International Biennial Conference of Indian Heritage Network was … Read more

23.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust of Odisha wins prestigious UNWTO Award   Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust in Odisha has won prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Award for Innovation in Tourism Enterprise at 14th UNWTO Awards ceremony held in Madrid, Spain.   The award was given in recognition of Mangalajodi’s business model that is both economically … Read more

21-22.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha government launches OeHMIS project   The state government on Friday launched Odisha e-Hospital Management Information System (OeHMIS) to provide a computerized platform for online recording of clinical parameters of patients and reporting of performance criteria of hospitals.   According to the system, patients can be registered online and can view and download their individual electronic … 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 Human Development Index

Odisha Human Development Index Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. In all this, economic growth is an important means to human development, but not … 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

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

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