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Aadhaar identification for MDMS

Aadhaar identification for MDMS Mid-Day Meal Scheme (MDMS) is covered under the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016. A notification has been published in the Gazette of India (Extraordinary) dated 28th February, 2017 which came into effect in all States and Union Territories except in the States of Assam, Meghalaya and the State ... Read More »

Environment Minister Launches Online Filing of Access and Benefit Sharing Applications

Environment Minister Launches Online Filing of Access and Benefit Sharing Applications Taking yet another important step towards contributing to and promoting Digital India and Ease of Doing Business, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Anil Madhav Dave, launched the online filing of Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) applications through videoconferencing, here today.  Emphasising that ... Read More »

Inauguration of ICAR-International Centre for Foot and Mouth Disease

Inauguration of ICAR-International Centre for Foot and Mouth Disease (ICFMD), Bhubaneswar, 30 th March 2017 (Prasant Kumar Bhuyan): The Department of Foot and Mouth Disease (DFMD) organized a press conference today at Hotel Suryansh where is officialy declared the inauguration of the International Centre for Foot and Mouth Disease (ICFMD) to be held on 1 st April, 2017 at Arugul, Jatni. The inaugural ... Read More »

KISS, UNDP Join Hands to Skill Tribal Youths in Odisha

KISS, UNDP Join Hands to Skill Tribal Youths in Odisha Bhubaneswar ,30th Marchh 2017 (By Prasanta Kumar Bhuyan) Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have joined hands to extend the benefits of skill development to tribal youths living in the backward districts of Odisha. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in ... Read More »

Junior Clerk arrested by Vigilance on graft charge

Junior  Clerk arrested by Vigilance on graft charge  Cuttack ,30th March 2017 : (By Sanjit Kumar Mohanty) On 30.03.2017, Sri Sukanta Kumar Das, Jr.Clerk, I/c of Lease Section, Kujanga Tahasil Office, Dist. Jagatsinghpur was caught red handed by the Officers of Vigilance, Cuttack Division, while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.10,000/- from Sri Prabir Behera, S/o late Sanatan Behera of ... Read More »

Rajya Puraskar Utsav of Bharat Scouts and Guides.

Rajya Puraskar Utsav of Bharat Scouts and Guides.Scouting and guiding is a tool for enrichment of life skills – Governor.  Bhubaneswar, Dt. 29.3.2017(By Prasant Kumar Bhuyan)-The role played by Bharat Scouts and Guides in moulding the character and individuality of an individual from a tender age is quite significant. The  multifarious training helps to become mentally and physically strong and  motivate ... Read More »

Balloon Flights for Scientific Expedition

Balloon Flights for Scientific Expedition Scientific Ballooning was started in India during the 1950’s by Dr. Homi J. Bhabha under the aegis of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), an autonomous body under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and was established in the outskirts of Hyderabad in the 1970’s. Since then, more than 490 balloon flights of various ... Read More »

Caesarean Deliveries

Caesarean Deliveries The percentage of deliveries conducted by Caesarean section in the country is 17.2% as per National Family Health Survey-IV (2015-16). State-wise data is given below:  Birth in Health Facility by Caesarean Section (%) S.No. States Birth delivered by C section India 17.2 1 Andaman & Nicobar 19.3 2 Andhra Pradesh 40.1 3 Arunachal Pradesh 8.9 4 Assam 13.4 ... Read More »

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