COVID-19: BMC enlightens senior citizens on Sachetak App functions, benefits

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to protect senior citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic by addressing their various health issues, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) organized an awareness programme at Biju Patnaik Park in the Capital City on Wednesday morning to help the elderly population, especially senior citizens to understand the functionality and benefits of the Sachetak […]

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Ballast track at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack stations to improve train mobility

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has replaced the washable apron with ballast track at Bhubaneswar and Cuttack railway stations to improve train mobility. “Utilising the lockdown time, the ECoR is planning and executing long pending maintenance and infrastructure works  without affecting the rail services. Speed restrictions of 15 Kmph on Down main line at […]

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ECoR extends services of 5 intra-State trains in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has extended the services of five intra- State trains till July 31. As per an ECoR statement, Sambalpur-Khurda Road-Sambalpur Tri-weekly Special (08303/08304) will leave Sambalpur at 6 am and from Khurda Road at 4.55 pm on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday up to July 31 except Saturdays & Sundays. […]

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COVID19: BMC trains peer leaders for community awareness

Bhubaneswar: In order to involve peer leaders of Socially Smart Project of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) as Covid Sachetak, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) organised a two-day training programme at Saheed Nagar Kalyan Mandap here. The training was provided by officials of BMC and doctors. These peer leaders will form a part of Covid Sachetak […]

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Training of newly selected assistant loco pilots to restart once lockdown is lifted

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) will restart the training of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) candidates after the restrictions in force due to lockdown on account of Coronavirus (CoVID-19) pandemic are lifted completely, said an official release. It’s to mention here that notification for ALP vacancies was released in February 2018, taking into account anticipated […]

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Digital Methods To Change The Education System In Post COVID-19 Era

Bhubaneswar: Digital medium can only change the post COVID-19 education system said Chairman of NIOS and faculty at the School of Education at IGNOU, Prof Chandra Bhusan Sharma, while attending the valedictory of event of a webinar organised by the School of Education of Ravenshaw University in Cuttack. The 10 days webinar on “Education In […]

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235 trains carrying over 2.50 lakh migrants reach Odisha so far

Bhubaneswar: More than 2.50 lakh people have returned to Odisha through 235 Shramik Special Trains till June 12 (Friday), said an official release. The East Coast Railway (ECoR) in a statement said that, it has handled about 558 Shramik Special Trains from its jurisdiction from first week of May. Out of it, ECoR has received […]

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Fighting COVID-19: BMC launches “Sachetak” App for Bhubaneswar citizens

Bhubaneswar: In its ongoing efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has developed a mobile application (App) named “Sachetak”, exclusively for the comorbid and elderly citizens of the State Capital. The App is developed by Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited. After downloading the app, the users can register using their mobile number […]

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Five intra-State trains to run from June 8 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Tuesday decided to run five intra-State trains from June 8 in Odisha. As per the ECoR statement, Bhubaneswar-Balangir-Bhubaneswar Special, Bhubaneswar- Bhadrak- Bhubaneswar Special, Bhubaneswar- Berhampur- Bhubaneswar Special, Sambalpur-Khurda Road- Sambalpur Special will run five days a week except Saturdays and Sundays. Bhubaneswar-Koraput-Bhubaneswar Special via Angul-Sambalpur-Rayagada will run tri-weekly. […]

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