Odisha CM lays stone for oxygen & PSA plants in 8 districts

Bhubaneawar, June 18: Further strengthening healthcare infrastructure, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday laid foundation stones for Liquid Medical Oxygen plants, PSA plants and other health infrastructures in Jharsuguda, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Subarnapur, Nayagarh, Sundargarh and Mayurbhanj districts in the State. “Odisha Government plans to set up 20 PSA plants with a production capacity of […]

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Four-stage RT-PCR test for servitors, cops & Jagannath Temple staff during Puri Rath Yatra

Puri, June 18: All the servitors involved in the ensuing annual Rath Yatra (car festival) of Lord Jagannath will undergo RT-PCR test in four stages. Similarly, police personnel and temple officials involved in the arrangements, will also to be tested. Decision to this effect was taken on Friday in a meeting held virtually under the […]

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OMC contributes Rs 500 crore to CMRF to fight COVID-19

Bhubaneawar, June 17: The Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) on Thursday contributed Rs 500 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) for supporting the State Government’s efforts to control the present COVID-19 situation. OMC Chairman Surendra Kumar handed over the cheque to Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra at the Lok Seva Bhawan in the presence […]

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COVID-19: More than 10 lakh doses administered in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, June 15: Continuing it’s multi-pronged strategy against the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in association with the Health and Family Welfare Department, has achieved a milestone by administering more than 10 lakh doses. Combining the achievement of both government and private vaccination centres, while 6,30,191 citizens have taken their first dose, […]

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BMC lists 83 students going abroad to undergo vaccination against COVID; 19 already jabbed

Bhubaneswar, June 13: Keeping vaccination drives for all sections of the society in mind, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced a unique one for students going abroad for higher studies. While 83 students are enlisted after verification of the necessary documents, a total of 19 students have already administered the Covishield doses at two […]

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BMC’s doorstep oxygen concentrator delivery initiative begins; 21 delivered on first day

Bhubaneswar, June 10: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday started taking oxygen concentrators to the doorsteps of the needy, suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic. At least 21 concentrators were delivered today, which, were pre-booked by the citizens through a dedicated App. The App is developed by the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited. Srimanta Suar (44) […]

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Youth gets new lease of life at SUM COVID-19 Hospital 

Bhubaneswar, June 4: The atmosphere of gloom caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has been impacting life everywhere, but aided by good treatment, many patients are battling the disease valiantly to ensure a new lease of life fort themselves. Twenty-year-old Pratiksh Kadambalu of Muniguda in Rayagada district, a Plus-III student, was rushed to the SUM Covid […]

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Odisha asks Centre for procuring COVID-19 vaccines for State at country-level

Bhubaneawar, June 1: Odisha Government on Tuesday requested the Centre for procuring COVID-19 vaccines for the State, at country-level, as the global vaccine manufacturers have asked for resolution of indemnity issues with Central Government only. In a letter to Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, State Health Minister Naba Kishore Das said that no State […]

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Dharmendra inaugurates 270 Bedded Oxygenated COVID Care Centre at JSPL in Odisha’s Angul 

Angul, June 1: Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday dedicated the COVID Care Centre at Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) Plant Angul, Odisha in the presence of Odisha Health & Family Welfare Minister Naba Kisore Das and JSPL’s Chairman Naveen Jindal. Sambalpur MP Nitesh Ganga Deb, Chhendipada […]

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