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Odisha aims to produce 1,500 MW solar power by 2022

Odisha aims to produce 1,500 MW solar power by 2022

🕔07:08, 7.Jul 2020

Bhubaneswar, July 7  The Odisha government has set a target to enhance solar power production capacity to 1,500 MW by 2022, said an official on Monday. Reviewing the progress made so far, chief secretary Asit Tripathy directed Green Energy Development

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Odisha fixes COVID-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private labs

Odisha fixes COVID-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private labs

🕔06:34, 4.Jul 2020

Bhubaneswar, July 4  The Odisha government on Friday fixed the maximum price for RT-PCR Covid-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private laboratories. “After careful consideration, the government is pleased to fix the maximum price for RT-PCR Covid-19 test by ICMR

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All entry points closed, curfew in Puri during Rath Yatra: SC

All entry points closed, curfew in Puri during Rath Yatra: SC

🕔07:02, 23.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 23  Giving a go-ahead for the Rath Yatra at Puri, the Supreme Court on Monday passed 11 directions including for a curfew as the Odisha government stated that it might be possible to conduct the festival “in

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Cyclone Amphan: Heavy rain, strong winds in coastal Odisha

Cyclone Amphan: Heavy rain, strong winds in coastal Odisha

🕔10:31, 20.May 2020

Bhubaneswar, May 20  The Odisha government has evacuated over 1.37 lakh people to safer places as extremely severe cyclone Amphan hurtled towards the coast triggering heavy rain and strong wind on Wednesday morning. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena

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Odisha govt hikes VAT on petrol, diesel

Odisha govt hikes VAT on petrol, diesel

🕔10:50, 17.May 2020

Bhubaneswar, May 17  The Odisha government has hiked Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol from 26 per cent to 32 per cent and on diesel from 26 per cent to 28 per cent with effect from Saturday midnight. A government

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Odisha govt launches Covid-19 helpdesk on WhatsApp

Odisha govt launches Covid-19 helpdesk on WhatsApp

🕔19:24, 22.Apr 2020

Bhubaneswar, April 22 The Odisha government on Wednesday launched its Covid-19 helpdesk on WhatsApp for disseminating information on various measures taken to contain the virus. People will need to send a ‘Hi’ on WhatsApp number 9337929000 to get the latest information

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No mask, no fuel in Odisha

No mask, no fuel in Odisha

🕔20:20, 10.Apr 2020

Bhubaneswar, April 10  A day after the Odisha government made wearing face mask compulsory in public, the petroleum dealers on Friday decided not to dispense fuel to the customer who is not wearing a mask. The Utkal Petroleum Dealers Association

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Odisha extends lockdown till April 30

Odisha extends lockdown till April 30

🕔14:44, 9.Apr 2020

Bhubaneswar, April 9  The Odisha government on Thursday decided to extend the lockdown period till April 30 to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. It also decided to keep the educational institutions closed till June 17. Odisha is the first state in

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Odisha govt clears 3 investment proposals of Rs 6,923.26 cr

Odisha govt clears 3 investment proposals of Rs 6,923.26 cr

🕔20:29, 29.Feb 2020

Bhubaneswar, Feb 29  The Odisha government on Saturday approved three investment proposals worth Rs 6,923.26 crore with an employment potential of 4,638 persons. The 22nd High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

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Odisha invites fresh bids for 20 mines

Odisha invites fresh bids for 20 mines

🕔09:23, 7.Dec 2019

Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 The Odisha government on Friday issued a fresh notification inviting tender for electronic auction of 20 mines, lease period of which would end on March 31, 2020. The government had annulled the tender process for these blocks recently

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Odisha to invite fresh tenders for 20 mines

Odisha to invite fresh tenders for 20 mines

🕔12:44, 3.Dec 2019

Bhubaneswar, Dec 3  The Odisha government has decided to invite fresh tenders for 20 working mines after it cancelled the notification issued for auction of the mines, the lease of which is expiring on March 31, 2020. The state government

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Odisha signs MoUs to improve urban service delivery system

Odisha signs MoUs to improve urban service delivery system

🕔11:32, 22.Nov 2019

Bhubaneswar, Nov 22  The Odisha government on Thursday signed three Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) to transform urban service delivery system in the state. The Housing and Urban Development department signed MoUs with e-gov Foundation, Janagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy,

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Odisha govt signs MoU with Abhijit Banerjee founded J-PAL

Odisha govt signs MoU with Abhijit Banerjee founded J-PAL

🕔10:05, 1.Nov 2019

Bhubaneswar, Nov 01  The Odisha government on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia to engage in a strategic evidence-based approach to policy making. The partnership targets to maximise

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Odisha, ECoR sign MoU to develop Bhubaneswar railway station

Odisha, ECoR sign MoU to develop Bhubaneswar railway station

🕔07:33, 20.Sep 2019

Bhubaneswar, Sep 20  The Odisha government and the East Cost Railway (ECoR) here on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the Rs 840 crore Bhubaneswar railway station multi-modal hub project. ECoR Divisional Railway Manager Sashikant Singh signed the

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Asit Tripathy appointed Odisha Chief Secretary

Asit Tripathy appointed Odisha Chief Secretary

🕔21:12, 15.Aug 2019

Bhubaneswar, Aug 15  The Odisha government on Thursday appointed 1986-batch IAS officer Asit Kumar Tripathy as Chief Secretary. The appointment of Tripathy came after outgoing Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi opted for voluntary retirement from service. Padhi has been appointed

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Odisha raised Rs 5,571 cr VAT from petrol, diesel in 2018-19

Odisha raised Rs 5,571 cr VAT from petrol, diesel in 2018-19

🕔19:21, 31.Jul 2019

Bhubaneswar, July 31  The Odisha government has collected Rs 5,571.34 crore Value Added Tax (VAT) from petrol and diesel in the financial year 2018-19, said a Minister on Wednesday. Replying to a question from Congress MLA Suresh Kumar Routray, Food

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Odisha approves investment plans worth Rs 25,845 crore

Odisha approves investment plans worth Rs 25,845 crore

🕔09:57, 5.Nov 2018

Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 The Odisha government on Saturday approved six proposals to set up large manufacturing units in the state at an investment of Rs 25,845 crore. These manufacturing units will create 13,700 jobs across Odisha. The High Level Clearance Authority

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Cyclone Titli toll in Odisha increases to 26

Cyclone Titli toll in Odisha increases to 26

🕔15:40, 16.Oct 2018

Bhubaneswar, Oct 16  The Odisha government on Tuesday confirmed that the death toll in the very severe cyclonic storm Titli and subsequent flooding in the state has increased to 26, while 57 lakh people have been affected. “Eighteen victims were

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Odisha to help Centre set up strategic oil reserve at Chandikhol

Odisha to help Centre set up strategic oil reserve at Chandikhol

🕔10:35, 4.Oct 2018

Bhubaneswar, Oct 4  The Odisha government on Wednesday assured the Centre that the state will extend all support for setting up a strategic petroleum reserve facility at Chandikhol in Jajpur district, an official said on Wednesday. The assurance was made

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Odisha approves 4 proposals with investment of Rs 348.5 cr

Odisha approves 4 proposals with investment of Rs 348.5 cr

🕔09:49, 25.Jul 2018

Bhubaneswar, July 25  The Odisha government on Tuesday approved four investment proposals worth Rs 348.5 crore which will help create employment opportunities for close to 6,000 people. The proposals approved belong to a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, textiles, downstream

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