NITI Aayog to replicate Odisha Vikash Conclave initiative

Bhubaneswar, August 24, 2018: Hailing the three-day Odisha Vikash Conclave (OVC) being organised by the Centre for Youth and Social Development (CYSD) in partnership with other organisations, the NITI Aayog on Friday said it would take steps to “replicate” the successful initiative in expediting development process in the country. NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr Rajiv […]

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Now, Panchayati Raj Dept to maintain 814 Multipurpose Cyclone, Flood shelters

Bhubaneswar, August 17, 2018: The Odisha Government has handed over as many as 814 Multipurpose Cyclone Shelters (MCS) and Multipurpose Flood Shelters (MFS) to Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water (PR&DW) Department for regular repair and maintenance. After Super Cyclone 1999, it was decided to strengthen the structural and non-structural mitigation efforts towards reducing disaster risk […]

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Naveen on ASHA care

Bhubaneswar, August 10, 2018: In recognition of relentless efforts by Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) to create awareness on various health issues and help bring down infant and maternal mortality, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced hike in various allowances and assistance to ASHAs. The hikes will immensely benefit more than 47,000 ASHA workers […]

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Unknown facts about Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar, August 5, 2018: Educated at Doon School and a classmate of late Sanjay Gandhi, Naveen Patnaik was more at home speaking in English with a western accent. He loved Dunhill cigarettes and enjoyed his Famous Grouse whisky every evening, a habit that his personal staff says he hasn’t given up. In 1997 he shed his jeans and T-shirt […]

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CM approves incentives for Odisha doctors

Bhubaneswar, August 3, 2018: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved incentives for doctors under the Odisha Medical Health Services Cadre (OMHSC). As per the decisions, doctors with super specialisation from Medical Council of India (MCI) recognised medical colleges would get an incentive of Rs 30,000 per month while doctors with Post Graduation (PG) from […]

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Taiwan-CPC to set up Rs 43,000 crore petrochemical unit in Paradip

Bhubaneswar, August 2, 2018: Ahead of ‘Make In Odisha’ Conclave 2018 in Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday met a delegation from CPC Corporation, Taiwan led by Chairman Shun-Chin Lee. The CPC proposed to set-up of petrochemical unit for Rs 43,000 crore in the PCPIR region of Paradip. The proposed project will be developed […]

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Riverine Port to come up on Mahanadi river in Kendrapara, Rs 2,110 crore to be invested in 1st phase

Bhubaneswar, July 28, 2018: The State Government on Saturday decided for a setting up of a Riverine Port in public private partnership (PPP) mode on BOOST basis on river Mahanadi in Akhadasali village under Mahakalapada block in Kendrapada district. Around Rs 2,110 crore will be spent in the first phase for the purpsoe. In response […]

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KISS to host World Congress of Anthropology in 2023

Bhubaneswar, July 23, 2018: Finally, the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) won the highly competitive bidding process to host the XIXth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (ICAES) in 2023. “Glad to share that Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences – KISS won the highly competitive bidding process after a lot of efforts, constant […]

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TATA Group likely to set up Defence Manufacturing Cluster at Naraj

Bhubaneswar, July 17, 2018: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday proposed the TATA Group to set up a Defence Manufacturing Cluster at Naraj during a meeting with TATA Sons Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekharan. TATA Advanced Systems may consider developing this cluster on the 871 hectares of land at Naraj in possession of TATA power, the CM […]

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