STAMP 3.0 kicks off to give Bhubaneswar a new look ahead of Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar, November 30: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday launched the third edition of the Street Art and Murals Project (STAMP 3.0) in order to give a new look to the State capital city’s walls with Odisha’s street art and murals ahead of the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup in January 2023. Artists of […]

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Odisha: Govt to conduct internal assessment of Aahaar Centres

Bhubaneswar, November 30: The State Government has decided t0 conduct internal assessment of all the Aahaar Centres. These centres provide cooked hot meals – steamed rice and dalma- to the poor and needy people at the cost of Rs 5 in urban areas across Odisha. “As part of the Community participation agenda, operation and management […]

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Odisha: 5% mark weightage for HCWs served during COVID-19 pandemic

Bhubaneswar, November 30: State Health and Family Welfare Secretary Shalini Pandit has said that the Short Term COVID Health Care Workers (HCWs) will get weightage in marks in next recruitment exam to be conducted by Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC). This would be a onetime measure, she said. “Considering the contributions of thousands of […]

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Odisha gets maiden advanced diagnostic centre for fungi at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar  

Bhubaneswar, November 25: The Advanced Molecular and Diagnostic Research Centre for Fungi, first of its kind laboratory in eastern India, was inaugurated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. The centre was set up by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in Department of Microbiology. It will act as a referral […]

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CM launches AMLAN for Anaemia Mukta Odisha

Bhubaneswar, November 23: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched AMLAN – Anaemia Mukta Lakhya Abhiyan in the State, for achieving Anaemia Mukta Odisha. The programme will be rolled out in 55,000 Government and Government-Aided Schools and 74,000 anganwadi centres (AWCs). Launching the programme on a virtual platform, the Chief Minister said that the programme […]

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Rs 106 crore loans disbursed to 2,743 SHGs in Khordha

Khordha, November 20: A sum of Rs 106.05 crore was disbursed to as many as 2,743 Self Help Groups (SHGs) in the district-level Mission Shakti Mega Loan Mela here on Sunday. Being organised at the Jayee Rajguru Town Hall here, the loan mela saw disbursement of Rs 106.05 crore against target of Rs 100 crore. […]

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Odisha: Hockey Mens World Cup-2023 celebrations being planned in 5 Municipal corporation cities

Bhubaneawar, November 18: The State Council of Ministers chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday reviewed preparations for the ensuing Hockey Mens World Cup-2023 which will be hosted at Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from January 13 to 29, 2023. Total 16 teams will be competing for prestigious trophy. Apprising on the preparations for World Cup, […]

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Odisha: CM announces Rs 200-crore assistance for drought-hit areas

Bhubaneswar, November 15: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced Input Assistance of about Rs 200 crore for the distressed farmers of the drought affected areas of the State. The entire expenditure will be borne by the State Government. As per reports, about 2,63560 hectares of crop land in 64 blocks and 15 ULBs of […]

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Bichhupali-Jhartarbha railline commissioned 

Bhubaneawar, November 12: The newly-laid Broad Gauge Rail Line of 10.65kms between Bichhupali and Jhartarbha of Khurda Road-Balangir Rail Line project has been completed and commissioned, said an East Coast Railway (ECoR) statement on Saturday. Commissioner Railway Safety (CRS) inspected this newly laid Rail Line on Thursday and given his consent for commissioning. The CRS […]

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Corpus boost: Super Specialist Care in Capital & BMC Hospital in Bhubaneswar 

Bhubaneswar, November 10: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approved the provision of “Corpus Fund” for hiring Super Specialists and Specialists on contractual basis for Capital Hospital, and BMC Hospital in Bhubaneswar. With this sanction, lakhs of people from Bhubaneswar and adjoining areas depending on these two hospitals will get free super specialty consultation and […]

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