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

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

19.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha records growth in foreign tourist arrivals in 2017   The state tourism department said foreign tourist arrivals (FTA) in Odisha increased in 2017, compared to the previous year. According to the data available with the tourism department, total 84,658 foreigners visited the state till November 2017. Altogether 76,361 foreign tourists had visited the state … 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

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

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

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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