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Odisha govt announces Rs 10,000 crore scheme for development of farmers

Though the scheme did not have provision of farm loan waiver, the chief minister said: "all the small and marginal farmers of the state (over 30 lakh) will be covered under the scheme.

Odisha govt asks Governor Ganeshi Lal to explain Rs 46 lakh in travel costs

The letter says, “It may kindly intimated the reason and circumstances for hiring of a helicopter for use of Hon’ble Governor and deviation in the approved schedule of the flight and whether approval of the competent authority has been taken for the purpose.”


Odisha government hands over land titles to 2,000 slum dwellers

Tata Trusts will provide technical support for the project, which is likely to benefit around 10 lakh slum dwellers of 2,500 pockets in 104 urban local bodies (ULB) across the state.

Odisha files for geographical recognition of its rasagulla variant

The Odisha government was under pressure to file for recognition of its variant of the sweet, after West Bengal was awarded the GI tag for its own variant in November.

Odisha has built 1 lakh acre land bank for industries, says government official

The state Industries Department said the land has been given all clearances and is ready-to-use and asserted that projects will not face any delays due to hurdles

Odisha to demand Paika rebellion be called the first war of independence

"The cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today recommended the state government to place the demand before the Centre to declare Paika Rebellion as the first war of independence in Indian history," Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda Said.


Odisha government approves proposal to strengthen state police

The committee approved procurement of 10 different types of equipment and instruments like body camera, unmanned aerial machines, smart cell phone jammer, contraband buster, telescopic manipulator, rock climbing wall, digital VHF, among others.

Odisha govt rejects NTCA’s tiger numbers

The wildlife wing conducted tiger and leopard estimation in eight circles and 46 divisions of the state.

Odisha govt takes possession of land encroached by IPS officer’s wife

The Puri district administration freed the land encroached by Ranjana Gajbhiye, wife of Odisha-cadre IPS officer Satish Gajbhiye, who was suspended in August.

Odisha Govt grants UGC scale to teacher after 13 years battle

The issue came to light when the High Court was informed that the government has accorded UGC scale of pay to Dr Gadadhar Rout, an economics teacher of the Christ College