Bhubaneswar COVID-19 testing crosses 2 lakh mark

Bhubaneswar, September 19: Crossing yet another milestone, the total number of testing for COVID-19 in the Bhubaneswar has crossed the 2 lakh mark. Three types of tests – RT-PCR (68,232), Rapid Antigen (61,217) and TrueNaat (627) – were done for knowing COVID-19 positive and negative cases while 5,042 antibody tests were also done to know […]

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COVID-19 curve flattening in Bhubaneswar: BMC Commissioner

Bhubaneswar, September 18: The COVID-19 positivity rate in Bhubaneswar is declining in comparison to number of testing being done daily and the home isolation rate has also risen significantly, nearly 74 per cent, indicating a welcome trend, and it will further improve in the coming days, said BMC Commissioner  Prem Chandra Chaudhary here on Friday. […]

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PB Ninawe joins as ECoR Principal Chief Material Manager

Bhubaneswar, September 17: Prabhakar Baburao Ninawe, an officer of Indian Railways Stores Service (IRSS) of 1986 batch has taken over as new Principal Chief Material Manager (PCMM) of East Coast Railway, on Wednesday. Prior to this, Ninawe was working as Chief Material Manager (CMM) of Integrated Coach factory (ICF), Perambur, Chennai. Ninawe has worked in […]

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Central team to arrive in Odisha tomorrow to assess flood damages

Bhubaneswar, September 15: An inter-Ministerial Central Team led by Praveen Vashista, Joint Secretary (LWE), Ministry of Home Affairs will arrive in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday on a two-day visit for an on-the-spot assessment of the damages caused by the floods recently in the State. At least 17 persons have lost their lives and as many as […]

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SCAF meeting held through digital platform

Bhubaneswar, September 14: The Smart City Advisory Forum (SCAF) meeting was held through digital platform on Monday. While Bhubaneswar (Ekamra) MLA and SSEPD Minister Ashok Chandra Panda and Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi were represented by their representatives, MLA (Central) Ananta Narayan Jena, was present online. Smart City CEO Prem Chandra Chaudhary and key officials of […]

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BMC all set for safe and smooth conduct of NEET

Bhubaneswar, September 10: With an aim to ensure safe and hassle-free stay and movement of outstation students appearing the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) on September 13, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made all arrangements, including free accommodation and transportation in the state capital for smooth conduct of the annual medical entrance examination […]

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BMC starts collecting bio-medical waste from home isolation COVID-19 patients

Bhubaneswar, September 10: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started collecting bio-medical waste from the door steps of houses within BMC area wherein COVID-19 positive patients are under Home Isolation, by engaging Jagruti Welfare Organisation. Jagruti has started deploying dedicated vehicles in compliance to standards laid down by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for transportation […]

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COVID testing in Bhubaneswar crosses 1.5 lakh mark

Bhubaneswar, September 9:  The number of tests for COVID-19 has crossed the 1.5 lakh mark as on September 8 through three types of tests, i.e. RT-PCR, Rapid Antigen and True-NAT 1,52,674 citizens of the Temple City have undergone tests for Novel Corona virus. It is learnt that out of the above figure 1,05,990 tests were […]

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COVID observer visits “1929 Call Centre” facility at Smart City

Bhubaneswar, September 8: COVID-19 Observer for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Principal Secretary Water Resources Anu Garg on Tuesday visited the “1929 Bhubaneswar city Call Center’’ at the Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC) of the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL). She urged the call centre executives to patiently deal with the COVID positive cases and their […]

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Covid-19: BMC to launch ‘Sampark Meeting’ from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar, September 6: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will launch IEC (Information, Education and Communication) campaign from Monday in the State Capital to reach our every section of the society and to promote active community participation to infuse among public the values of self responsibility to check the spread of coronavirus pandemic. As per the […]

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