BMC Community Organiser given honour of COVID Warrior

Bhubaneswar, September 2: Community Organiser Saraswati Sahoo (42) of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), who faced with a severe accident on August 28 evening, died yesterday evening and cremeted during Wednesday evening as COVID-19 Warrior with guard of honour. The body of Sahoo was brought from SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack with the guidance of […]

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Odisha rushes 2 young IAS officers to BMC, Khurda for Covid management

Bhubaneswar, September 1: The State Government on Tuesday deputed two IAS officers to assist in COVID-19 management in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Khurda district, which have now turned hotspots. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy informed that Special Additional District Magistrates Parul Patwari and Vishal Singh posted in Ganjam have been transferred to BMC and Khurda […]

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BMC Enforcement Inspector succumbs to COVID

Bhubaneswar, August 31: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Enforcement Inspector Prafulla Kumar Behera lost his life fighting bravely with Coronavirus at Aditya Ashwini COVID Hospital, here in the city on Monday morning. He was 55. Behera was cremated at Satyanagar crematorium as a COVID Warrior with State Honour at 4.30 PM. He is survived by his […]

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65 ASOs, DEOs roped in for Coronavirus work in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Saturday directed 50 Assistant Section Officers (ASOs) and 15 Data Entry Operators of various administrative departments to report joining in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) forthwith to work with the BMC team for COVID-19 pandemic. The move follows sharp rise in Coronavirus cases in the State capital city. Now, Bhubaneswar is […]

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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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Covid-19: BMC, Smart City use drones to sanitise Janpath in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Making use of modern technology in order to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the capital city of Bhubaneswar, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSC), in a joint initiative, carried out spraying of disinfectant through drones from Rajmahal Square to Sishu Bhawan Square on Tuesday. Two drones were used on […]

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BMC withdraws containment zone tag from Sundarpada & Jadupur-Begunia

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday withdrew containment zone tag from Sundarpada and Jadupur-Begunia areas. BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhury in a press conference here said that since all the samples collected from the Sundarpada and Jadupur-Begunia areas tested negative for Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the two containment zones, the civic body withdrew the […]

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Fighting COVID-19: BMC sanitises 10 major daily markets, two containment zones

Bhubaneswar: In order to maintain better sanitation and hygiene conditions in the State‚Äôs capital city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) with the help of Fire Services Department on Sunday launched a massive disinfection drive in 10 major daily markets and two containment zones by spraying sodium hypochlorite solution. While three fire tenders and one small […]

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Bhubaneswar’s Coronavirus-affected Bomikhal area sanitised

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of three positive cases emerging out from Bomikhal alone and the subsequent sealing of the area to contain any further community level spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday carried out a massive disinfection work with the help of Odisha Fire Services Department. Three persons from Bomokhal […]

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Coronavirus lockdown: BMC starts feeding stray animals in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday started serving of food and water to stray animals roaming around hungry on streets due to the lockdown in Bhubaneswar. Three vehicles have been used for distribution of food and water in three zones of the BMC. Each vehicle, which started from the sub-divisional veterinary officer (SDVO), […]

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