May 13, 2021 8:34 am
Having lost his job, Sahu started his own garment manufacturing unit in his village Gunthi in Kendrapara district. He employed 70 other youths from his village and nearby villages who had either lost their jobs due to the pandemic, or were forced to return home.
April 28, 2020 7:09 pm
Nearly 1,900 disasters sparked 24.9 million new displacements across 140 countries and territories in 2019, it said.
August 21, 2019 1:54 am
The committee has also made changes to the Centre’s response mechanism in the aftermath of a natural calamity.
August 09, 2019 7:17 am
Puri’s district administration says 10,027 fishermen have been provided “a total Rs 5,69,55, 565” for buying new equipment, but Parida said he got nothing.
August 08, 2019 3:24 am
At the request of the Department of Economic Affairs under the Finance Ministry, the United Nations, World Bank and Asian Development Bank conducted a detailed damaged, loss and needs assessment (DLNA) in Odisha.
July 20, 2019 11:01 am
The figure regarding loss of revenue was reportedly provided by Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi, while responding to a question in the assembly.
June 23, 2019 6:30 am
In the wake of Cyclone Fani, the art community comes to the rescue of Raghurajpur’s pattachitra artists.
June 15, 2019 1:13 pm
Around Odisha, more than half a million homes were damaged, close to 1.5 million trees uprooted, and much of its energy infrastructure was destroyed.
June 13, 2019 8:11 pm
A team of the NDMA that visited the cyclone hit areas of the state lauded its efforts in tackling the cyclone saying Odisha's preparedness and response to the cyclone Fani from the state to the community level is "world class."
June 11, 2019 1:41 pm
The CM also requested PM Modi for Special Category State status to Odisha as the coastal town was hit by a cyclone recently, which did a great deal of damage.
May 07, 2019 9:45 am
CM Naveen Patnaik tweeted on Sunday that all families in Puri and in those parts of Khurda, which had been “extremely severely affected”, will get 50 kg of rice, Rs 2,000 in cash and polythene sheets, if covered under the Food Security Act (FSA).
May 05, 2019 11:57 am
Cyclone Fani Odisha Photos: An estimated seven lakh people have been evacuated from the coastal areas in Odisha, according to a senior official in the Special Relief Commissioner’s office.
May 01, 2019 1:30 pm