Kanha tiger doing well in Odisha forest: Minister

Bhubaneswar, Jun 23 A male Royal Bengal Tiger, which was translocated from Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh to Odishas Satkosia in Angul district, was doing well, the Odisha government has said. “Despite the tiger’s 24-hour journey covering about 500 km from from Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, the big cat is found to […]

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Odisha Govt keen on boosting livelihood projects in mineral bearing dists

Bhubaneswar, June 22 With more than Rs 12,000 crore available with the Odisha Government for development of mineral bearing areas, it has decided to give a major boost to the livelihood sector in these areas of the State. Looking at the vast scope of development of livelihood sector, the Government has decided to set up […]

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Centre urges Odisha Govt to help NALCO in resolving issues for expansion programme

Bhubaneswar, June 22 The Odisha Government has been urged to help Central public sector enterprise National Aluminum Company Limited (NALCO) to undertake its Rs 5000 crore expansion programme in the State. NALCO is planning to expand its Alumina refinery with an addition of  one million ton per annum (MTPA). The State Government will have to […]

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APC for use of latest technology in agriculture sector in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, June 22 Agriculture Production Commissioner, Gagan Kumar Dhal today stressed introduction of latest technology in the agriculture sector to improve production and productivity. Addressing the 25th meeting of Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) Regional Committee here, Dhal stressed use of drone aircraft to monitor plant health, growth, pest attack and fertilizer absorption. The […]

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Two new programmes soon to improve learning levels of students in schools

Bhubaneswar, June 22 In a bid to improve learning levels of students in elementary schools, Odisha government decided to launch two Learning Enhancement Programmes (LEP) after the primary and upper primary schools reopen across the State. The Odisha Primary Education Programme (OPEPA) will roll out two LEPs — Ujjwal for classes I-V and Utthan for […]

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BDA to develop four new MLCPs in Capital City

Bhubaneswar, June 22 Good news for better and efficient parking management across the city as the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has made a detailed plan to develop four new multi-level car parking (MLCPs) at different locations. The four locations are Janata Maidan (one acre), Kharvela Nagar behind Ram mandir (1.5 acres), Kalpana Square (0.984 acre) […]

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Odisha CM sanctions Rs 35.84 cr for seven Blocks under ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’

Bhubaneswar, June 22 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 35.84 crore for 148 panchayats under seven blocks of seven districts under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana at the block level. The Chief Minister sanctioned the amount for 1,506 projects after interacting with the block representatives. Of this, Rs 2.83 crore has been allocated for […]

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Lopar likely to develop over Bay of Bengal on June 27: CEC

Bhubaneswar, June 22 A fresh cyclonic circulation is likely to form over the north Bay of Bengal on June 26 which may develop into a Low Pressure Area (LOPAR) subsequently, the Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC) at the SOA (Deemed to be University), said today. “The cyclonic circulation may develop into a LOPAR on […]

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FICCI to replace CII as official partner for ‘Make in Odisha’

Bhubaneswar, June 22 The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will replace the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as the official partner for the second edition of the ‘Make in Odisha’ industrial conclave, a state minister said today. “The FICCI will be the partner for the ‘Make in Odisha’ scheduled to be […]

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