ECoR feeds 23,000 needy in 10 last days amid Coronavirus lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has distributed food to nearly 23,000 needy persons who were residing around different stations under its jurisdiction in last 10 days amid the novel Coronavirus lockdown, said an official release. The ECoR provided the bulk food with paper plates at different important stations through Indian Railways Catering and Tourism […]

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Covid-19 lockdown: Union Minister Sarangi writes to CM, seeks package for temple priests

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister Pratap Sarangi has requested Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to come out with a compensation package for the priests and servitors of various temples under the State Endowment Authority. In a letter to the Chief Minister on Saturday, Sarangi said, […]

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Lockdown: ECoR introduces trains for traders to transport essential items

Bhubaneswar: In order to ensure smooth flow of essential commodities during the lockdown period in the wake of Coronavirus aka COVID19 outbreak, the East Coast Railway has introduced time tabled parcel trains for traders and businessmen for transit of essential items. ‚ÄúTransportation of essential items like medical supplies, medical equipment, food items is going to […]

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Odisha opens control room for effective implementation of lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Thursday opened a 24×7 control room to monitor the issues with regard to implementation of the 21-day lockdown enforced to combat the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State. Senior IPS officer and IG (Operations) Amitabh Thakur will supervise the overall functioning of the control room. State Home Department issued an […]

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