First-of-its-kind Crash Investigation Training programme inaugurated in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 4: With an objective to offer a scientific understanding of the accident investigation processes and its relevance, State-level Crash Investigation Training programme was inaugurated by Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Monday at the Police Commissionerate here. It is first-of-its-kind State-level programme in Odisha where in officers of Police & Transport departments […]

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Rs 4.38 crore GST fraud detected in Odisha

Cuttack, February 14: The State GST Enforcement Squad, Cuttack comprising of 10 officers, on Monday raided the a fly ash manufacturing unit namely Maa Salara Fly Ash Bricks and the residence of its proprietor here and detected a GST fraud involving claiming of erroneous refund of Rs 4.38 crore. “The said refund has been claimed […]

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Palliative Home Care services for cancer patients opened in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, December 7: The Bagchi-Karunashraya City Space and Palliative Home Care services for cancer patients was inaugurated at Gandamunda by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on Tuesday here. “With this institution Odisha becomes a pioneering State among many cities and States of India in providing such humanitarian service with love, care and relief to the […]

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Odisha focuses on green power through Small Hydro Electric Projects

Bhubaneswar, November 29: Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra on Monday reviewed the progress of Small Hydro Electric projects (SHEPs) in the State and laid emphasis on enhancement of green power share in the State through SHEPs. It was revealed in the meeting that, as of now, the State has achieved to realise potential of 99 […]

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Centre of Excellence in Marine Bio-technology mooted for Odisha

Bhubaneswar, November 12: Establishment of a Centre of Excellence in Marine Bio-technology in Odisha has been mooted, keeping in view the vast coastline, said Science and Technology Minister Ashok Panda while speaking in the 20th Annual General Body Meeting of Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar in New Delhi on Friday. “A comprehensive proposal on […]

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Rakshak: Odisha to train 30,000 first responders to reduce road fatalities

Bhubaneswar, November 10: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched First Responder’s Training Programme – ‘Rakshak’; a road safety initiative to save precious lives. It is first of its kind State-level programme in the country wherein 30,000 volunteers staying or working at the eateries and different business establishments located near accident prone spots will be […]

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Rs 110 crore ROPAX Jetty Project to come up on river Dhamara as Centre accords administrative nod

Delhi/Bhubaneswar, April 16: The Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) has accorded administrative approval for sanction of Rs 50.30 crore for developing all-weather ROPAX (Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger) Jetty and allied infrastructure connecting Kaninali in Bhadrak district and Talachua in Kendrapara district, Odisha under the Sagarmala initiative, said an official release. According to a MoPSW communique, […]

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Odisha to set up ‘Water Academy’  

Bhubaneswar, April 13: In the first of its kind initiative, the Odisha Government has decided to set up of a Centre of Excellence ‘Odisha Water Academy’ at Bhubaneswar, said Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Minister Pratap Jena. The Academy will function as a pioneering training and capacity building institution in the field of water and […]

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Rs 694 crore transferred to accounts of 34 lakh farmers under KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar, April 1: With the beginning of new financial year, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday disbursed Rs 693.94 crore among more than 34 lakh farmers across the State under KALIA Scheme for the Rabi season marking the Utkala Dibasa. On this occasion, the Chief Minister said it’s heartening to note that KALIA is having […]

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Special train between Puri-Gunupur from April 22

Bubaneswar, March 31: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run a Special Express Train between Puri and Gunupur. The services will start from April 22 from Puri and from April 23 from Gunupur till further advice, said an official release. According to an ECoR release, the Puri-Gunupur Special (08417) will leave from Puri […]

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