Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha raises retirement age of doctors to 65

Bhubaneswar: In order to strengthen Odisha’s fight against COVID-19 further, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced to enhance retirement age of Medical Officers of OHMS cadre and Allopathic Insurance Medical Officers under the Labour and ESI Department from 62 years to 65 years in the State.  The Chief Minister was reviewing the Coronavirus situation […]

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Rs 7500 for disposal of each Covid positive dead body in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Monday made a provision of Rs 7,500 for handling and disposal of each COVID-19 positive dead body in the State, said an official order. According to an order of the Health and Family Welfare Department, the expenditure for the purpose will be met out of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund […]

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COVID-19: Odisha Govt approves incentive for doctors, paramedics

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Monday approved incentives for doctors, paramedics and Class-IV employees engaged in #COVID health facilities such as dedicated COVID Hospitals/COVID Health Centres/COVID Care Centres in the State for treatment and care of COVID19 positive patients. As per the Health and Family Welfare Department notification, doctors will get an incentive of Rs […]

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Transported 7000 Tonnes of Parcel during lockdown: ECoR

Bhubaneswar: In the first quarter of current financial year – from April to June, 2020- the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has loaded 7,000 Tonnes of parcel that include 6160 Tonnes of essential commodities through Special Parcel Express Trains during the lockdown. According to an ECoR statement, at least 31 Tonnes of medicine & 20 Tonnes […]

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Plasma therapy shows success in Odisha, 4 out of six patients on path of recovery

Bhubaneswar: Plasma therapy has brought a great relief to serious Covid patients in the State. Out of six critical patients who are now  under plasma therapy, as many as four are responding very well and they are now not in need of oxygen support, and will soon be discharged. Other two patients are in stable […]

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CM inaugurates 8 new HDFC bank branches in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated eight new branches of HDFC Bank in Odisha through video conference. These branches will generate over 100 jobs for the youth. Of the eight new branches five are in Khurda district, one each in Sudargargarh, Sambalpur and Kendrapada districts. The new branches are part of HDFC’s network […]

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PM Modi reviews Covid-19 situation, focuses on personal hygiene & social discipline

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the country to take stock of the situation in various parts of the country and the preparedness of various States. The Prime Minister laid emphasis on the need to observe personal hygiene and social discipline in public places. “The awareness about Covid […]

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Sero Surveilance for Covid-19 begins in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In order to know the immunological status of the community and high risk groups, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday started Sero Surveilance for Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the capital city. The RMRC (ICMR) Bhubaneswar provides the technical support of the surveillance. The surveillance is being conducted according to the Covid-19 Guidelines, said BMC […]

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Odisha becomes 1st State to use space technology to safeguard Govt lands

Bhubaneswar: Odisha becomes the first State in the country to use space technology to safeguard Government lands in its capital city Bhubaneswar as Chief Minister Navey Patnaik launched Bhubaneswar Land Use Intelligence System & AI along seven other tech solutions under 5T for Home & General Administration Departments through video conferencing here on Wednesday. Launching the […]

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