CM reviews credit linkages to farmers, MSMEs; Mission Shakti Groups get Rs 500-Cr more Credit above Annual Target

Bhubaneswar, February 26: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday reviewed the performance over credit linkages with bankers, collectors and top officers of the State Government on virtual platform and said that there has been a considerable progress in credit disbursement to priority sector during the last two months. Since the last review meeting two months […]

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BMC to hold month-long holding tax, trade, food licence mela in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, February 25: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will organise a month-long ‘mela’ or fair to help the residents of the Capital City in paying or assessing Holding Tax and applying for new Trade License and Food License under one roof in a hassle-free and smooth manner. The mela will be held at different places […]

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Odisha CM launches Internal Networking System for RD Dept

Bhubaneswar, February 24: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched the Multi-Protocol Label Switching Virtual Private Networking (RD-MPLS VPN) System for Rural Development Department through video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion after launching the system, the Chief Minister said that this networking system will provide internal connectivity to the offices of the department at local […]

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PM to visit Tamil Nadu & Puducherry on Feb 25

New Delhi, February 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on February 25 (Thursday), said an official release. According to a Prime Minister’s Office statement, at around 11:30 AM, the Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives in Puducherry. At around 4 PM, Prime Minister […]

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Odisha Govt asks district Collectors to strictly implement COVID-19 norms

Bhubaneswar, February 21: The Odisha Government on Sunday asked all the Collectors to ensure strict implementation of COVID-19 safety guidelines in view of fresh spike in number of COVID-19 infection in some States in India. In a letter to the district Collectors, SPs and Municipal Commissioners, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said, “District & […]

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Reliance Jio tops new mobile subscriber additions in Odisha in December: TRAI data

Bhubaneswar, February 20: Reliance Jio has once again added highest number of subscribers, with addition nearly 2 lakh mobile subscribers in December 2020 in Odisha, as per telecom subscriber data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), recently. With this, Reliance Jio further strengthened its stronghold in the state with nearly 41% subscriber market […]

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Navy Wives’ Welfare Association celebrates 35th NWWA Diwas

New Delhi, February 19: The Navy Wives’ Welfare Association (NWWA) celebrated the 35th NWWA Diwas at Chankya Bagh Grounds, New Delhi from February 16 to 18. The three-day event was celebrated with restricted number of participants each day, who performed mass yoga. On the occasion, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Early Child Development course certificates […]

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Kangana Ranaut visits Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri; Says “Whole place has healing sweetness”

Puri, February 19: Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut on Friday paid a visit to Shree Jagannath Temple here and offered prayers to the sibling deities – Lord Jagannath, His elder brother Lord Balabhadra and their younger sister Goddess Subhadra. Dressed in a cream-hued kurta set, the actress, best known for her role of Rani Laxmibai in […]

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Odisha CM, Union Mines Minister inaugurate production of two OMC iron ore mines

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, February 18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday jointly inaugurated the production in two iron ore mines – Jilling Langlotta Iron Ore Mines and Guali Iron Ore Mines – of Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) via video conferencing. “These mines will generate around Rs 5,000 crore […]

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Rs 200 crore SAMALEI Yojana for development of Maa Samaleswari Temple

Bhubaneswar, February 17: The Odisha Govternmet on Wednesday announced Samaleswari Temple Area Management & Local Economy Initiatives (SAMALEI) plan for peripheral development of Maa Samaleswari Temple in Sambalpur, to offer divine experience to tourists and devotees. The Draft Proposal prepared by the Works Department for the purpose was presented before Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today […]

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