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

03.02.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Cuo: ‘ek bharat shreshtha bharat’ ends   Eight-day-long, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, a flagship programme of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), organised by the Central University of Orissa (CUO), Koraput, in its campus concluded recently.   The Odisha and Maharashtra States paired in the programme with a theme on learning of … 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

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

1.02.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha, WB to hold first-ever joint coastal security exercise   The governments of Odisha and neighbouring West Bengal will soon organize a joint security exercise named as ‘Sagar Kavach’ to further tighten the existing coastal security mechanism along the 630 km long coastline.   “Sagar Kavach security exercise is a realistic drill to check the efficacy of … Read more

31.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Crisil: odisha top-5 in job creation, 3rd pricey state   With joblessness having emerged as a big challenge for States like Odisha, a news of solace has come from a recently-released CRISIL report, which puts Odisha in 5th among the 17 sample States that have posted highest average growth in Gross Value Added (GVA) … Read more

28-29.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Four from Odisha get Padma Shri Four eminent persons from Odisha have been selected to get Padma Shriaward, the highest civilian award of the country.   Noted sculptor Prabhakar Maharana, Kotpad weaver Panika, litterateur Chandrasekhar Rath and eminent freedom fighter Bhabani Charan Patnaik will receive the prestigious award from the president of India later.   Chandrasekhar Rath, who bagged this … Read more

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

25.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Naveen Patnaik conferred ‘Ideal Chief Minister’ award   Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was conferred the “Ideal Chief Minister” award by former President Pratibha Patil at Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad in Pune.   He received the award in a special event organised by Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) School of Governance.     INTERNATIONAL   … Read more

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