Centre approves Rs 3338.22 crore more as cyclone Fani relief for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Centre Monday approved the release of Rs 3338.22 crore to Odisha for the people affected by cyclone ‘Fani’, which had claimed 64 lives and left a trail of destruction in over 14 districts in the State on May 3. The approval for the financial assistance was given at a High Level Committee (HLC) […]

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Cyclone Fani assessment report unveiled, Rs 29,315 crore needed for restoration

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday released the Cyclone Fani – Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment (DLNA) Report. It estimates the total damage and loss to be Rs 21,176 crore and recovery needs Rs 29,315 crore. The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani which hit the coast of Odisha on May 3 caused extensive damage and […]

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Dalmia Cement celebrates resurgent Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited celebrated ‘Resurgent Odisha’ at Puri sea beach on the occasion of Rath Yatra here. Keeping in alignment with the theme, it made its presence felt through an innovative beach installation around the theme ‘punarudhhar’ (Resurgence) at Puri sea beach depicting the resilient spirit of the people of Odisha in its […]

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40 scribe, social workers bestowed with Utkal Bira Awards

Bhubaneswar: The Socialist Activist Federation of Odisha (SAFO) on Monday felicitated 40 journalists and social workers, including noted photojournalist Biswaranjan Mishra with Utkal Bira Awards here for helping people in all the three phases of cyclone Fani disaster management that include pre, during and post cyclone period through their respective media houses. School and Mass […]

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Odisha’s Fani preparedness world-class: NDMA

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s preparedness and response to the devastating Cyclone Fani from the State to community level was world-class, said National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Member Kamal Kishore here on Thursday. Kishore opined this while attending a wrap-up meeting with the State Government under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat. […]

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CM meets PM Modi; seeks Rs 5,000 aid, 5 lakh pucca houses for cyclone Fani-hit people

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought financial assistance of Rs 5,000 crore and 5 lakh pucca houses for the cyclone Fani affected people. “We have been hit by the recent cyclone which has done a great deal of damage. I asked for Rs 5000 crore and 5 […]

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Governor not to host ‘At Home’ in Raj Bhavan this Independence Day

Bhubaneswar: Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal has decided not to hold the ‘At Home’ celebration on the occasion of Independence Day-2019 as a mark of respect and also being in solidarity with people affected by Cyclone Fani in the State. Cyclone Fani that made landfall in Puri at a wind speed of about 200 kmph on […]

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Nigeria Odia Samaja donates Rs 5 lakh to CMRF for Cyclone Fani relief

Bhubaneswar: Nigeria Odia Samaja (OSAN) on Thursday donated Rs 5 Lakh to Chief Minister Relief Minister’s Fund (CMRF) to support the people affected by the cyclone Fani that hit the State on May 3. A team of OSAN Executive Committee members led by Capt DK Mishra visited Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here handed over the demand […]

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