612 people vaccinated on Day-1 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 16: A total of 612 beneficiaries were administered vaccines on Saturday on the first day of the massive nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area. The immunization drive was being conducted in six different facilities of Bhubaneswar. They are Capital Hospital, AIIMS, SUM Hospital, KIIMS Hospital, BMC Hospital and […]

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BMC cracks down on roadside eateries selling stale food in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 15: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) conducted raids on a number of temporary roadside eateries selling stale and unhygienic food here on Friday and destroyed huge quantity of food to safeguard the health of people. A special squad of the civic body led by South-East Zone Deputy Commissioner, Anshuman Rath conducted surprise raids […]

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Gift-a-bicycle: Smart City, BMC donate 15 cycles to Peer Leaders

Bhubaneswar, January 8: The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) on Friday organised “Gift-a-Bicycle” event in which cycles were distributed to 15 Peer Leaders, who were associated with BSCL and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) during the COVID-19 related awareness and sanitation drives. Today’s event was part of the CycleGiri and Cyclothon organized in the city to […]

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Bhubaneswar gets first ever ‘Mo Khata’ stall

Bhubaneswar, January 8: Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on Friday inaugurated the first ever stall of compost made of organic waste, Mo Khata (My Compost) here at Rajmahal Sqaure here. The compost is being manufactured from the wet waste collected from the capital city area and processed in Micro Composting Centre. “This compost is 100% […]

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11 Micro Composting Centres to function by December 1st week in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, November 23: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set a target of making eleven Micro Composting Centres (MCCs) in the capital city functional by first week of December. Each MCC has the processing capacity up to five tonne per day. These facilities will convert wet or bio-degradable waste into compost and can greatly help […]

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Bhubaneswar all set to take up ‘Cycles4Change’ challenge on Oct 9

Bhubaneswar, October 7:  In view of COVID-19 pandemic and to promote the cycling in the State capital, the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) in association with the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) is all set host ‘Cycles4Change’ campaign on Friday. The challenge aims to help the City Administration to connect with the citizens, cycle enthusiasts as […]

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32 micro composting centres to come up by Dec end in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, September 21: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will comp, lete construction of as many as 32 Micro Composting Centres (MCCs) out of the proposed 43 by end of December this year to ensure proper management of wet waste in the capital city Bhubaneswar. These MCCs will also be commissioned immediately soon after its completion. […]

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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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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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Doctors at ‘1929 Call Centre’ come to rescue of COVID positive cases

Bhubaneswar, September 12: Doctors deputed at 1929 Call Centre of Bhubaneswar Operations Centre have started helping people fighting COVID-19 in a better way. While counselling by doctors has always got a distinct touch of confidence building measure, patients panicking to join a COVID hospital are now getting ample confidence to stay under Home Isolation, if […]

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