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

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

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

24.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Grievance mechanism system of Odisha special armed police goes digital   Personnel of special armed police (SAP), deployed in anti-Maoist operations, law and order duties and rescue operations across the state, are no longer required to take the pain of visiting their seniors to air their grievances. Making things easier for them, the SAP introduced e-grievance system for its … 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

20.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA ·        Odisha government signs tripartite agreement for soft skill programmes in ITIs   ð  A tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on Friday for implementation of soft skill programme to the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) trainees in the state.   ð  The agreement was signed between Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA), Tata STRIVE, a unit of Tata Community Initiatives Trust (TCIT) … 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

Geographical location of Odisha

Geographical location of Odisha:- Introduction:- The state of Orissa is situated between the geographical coordinates of 81.27’E and 87.29’East longitude and 17.49’N and 22.34’North latitude. The state occupies a total area of 155,707 square kilometers. It is bound on the east by the 450 kilometer coastline of the Bay of Bengal. In the south, the … Read more

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