27.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Kalinga Stadium will be ready for men’s hockey World Cup by July: Odisha government   All the civil works including construction of additional galleries at the Kalinga Stadium for the men’s hockey world cup-2018 will be ready by June.   After completion of the construction works, two new turfs will be laid according to Olympic regulations both at … 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

Odisha Schemes and Projects

Odisha Schemes and Projects Schemes for development of women and child Sampoorna Scheme Odisha state government has launched SAMPURNA (Sishu Abond Matru Mrityuhara Purna Nirakaran Abhijan) Scheme to provide financial assistance for pregnant women of the state. Objective :-The objective of SAMPURNA scheme is to bring down the death rate of the new born Child … 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 SONGS OF ODISHA

FOLK  SONGS OF ODISHA Odisha has a glorious tradition of music.The figures or dancers musicians Carved on ancient temple walls  speak of Odisha’s rich musical heritage. There were saint-poets of Odisha who composed lyrical poems to be sung. Bards usually went from place to place singing these songs which were meant to propagate religious ideas … Read more

Art Forms of Odisha

ART  FORMS OF ODISHA Odisha has a rich cultural and artistic heritage. Due to the reign of many different rulers in the past, arts and crafts in Odisha underwent many changes giving an artistic diversity today in the forms of traditional handicrafts, painting and carving, dance and music. Sand art In Odisha ,a unique type … Read more

Animal Husbandry in Odisha

Animal Husbandry in Odisha Animal husbandry has tremendous potential for employment generation .Dairy farming. sheep farming, goat farming, poultry farming & pig farming   provide excellent opportunity for self employment. This sector has great role to play in poverty reduction and employment generation. Livestock products account for more than 20 % of the total value of … Read more

Rivers and Drainage system of Odisha

Rivers and Drainage system of Odisha Following is the list of  important rivers of Odisha: Mahanadi Brahmani Baitarani Subarnarekha Budhabalanga Rushikulya Bahuda vamsadhara Nagavali Salandi Indirabati Kolab   Baitarani River  The Baitarani is one of the important east flowing rivers of peninsular India, flowing eastward and joining the Bay of Bengal. The river rises in … 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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