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Chief Minister gives Away Excellence Award

Bhubaneswar, Dt 14 Oct 2015:: Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik today gave away awards to officers of State Government for excellence and innovation and public service delivery. The award carries a cash prize of Rs one lakh, citation and medal in case of individual category and Rs five lakh and citation in case of group category.The officers who receive award ... Read More »

White Cane Day to sensitize people on the challenges faced by visually challenged people

New Delhi,14.10.2015 Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is organizing White Cane Day on October 15 to sensitize the common man about the challenges being faced by visually challenged people. A week long activities already started on World Sight Day from October 8th 2015 will conclude on tomorrow with eye checkups at various places in Delhi and public awareness campaigns ... Read More »

Upgradation of existing NIFT Campuses for implementation of reservation for OBC students

New Delhi,14.10.2015 :;The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved Upgradation of existing NIFT Campuses for implementation of reservation for OBC students – extension of timeline for utilization of fund.With this, extension of timeline is effective for utilization of balance available fund of Rs. 90.13 crore, by two years beyond 31.03.2015 that is upto March ... Read More »

New Adoption Guidelines

The Ministry of Women and Child Development had notified the revised ‘Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015’ which have come into force with effect from August, 1, 2015. The Guidelines, formulated after almost a year-long stakeholders’ consultation process are aimed at streamlining and speeding up the adoption process. The revised guidelines coupled with the new IT enabled adoption system – ... Read More »

NALCO to felicitate NGOs supporting Differently-able

Bhubaneswar, 12.10.2015: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has instituted a State-level Award for the NGOs and Institutions, working for the rehabilitation and resettlement of the differently-abled children. The award shall carry cash prize of Rs.1 lakh and a citation, which will be handed over to the winner during NALCO’s Foundation Day celebration on 7th January. Shri T.K. Chand, CMD, NALCO ... Read More »

NALCO to Study World-Class Practices for Angul Aluminium Park

Bhubaneswar, 12.10.2015: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) is planning to send a team to the Middle-East Countries to study world-class practices in the field of upstream and downstream industries. With a view to boost the ancillary industries in the State of Odisha through the proposed Angul Aluminium Park, the company has this plan of action, so that the best practices ... Read More »

Dhabalamukhi Maa Samaleshwari

Bargarh,12th October 2015::Throughout the Year Maa Samalei gives darshan to the devotees in blood red sindur avatar but on the special auspicious occasion of Sradha Mahalaya Maa gives darshan in this white faced calm avatar i.e popularly known as “Dhabalamukhi Besa” or “Whitefaced avatar” or “Ganga Darshan” . Maa Samaleswari’s Dhabalamukhi Besa is the creation from the combined shakti of ... Read More »

Odisha to discontinue four central schemes

BHUBANESWAR:11.10.2015:: Contrary to the state government’s claim of continuing all eight centrally-sponsored schemes (CSS), for which the Centre has delinked support, the former is planning to discontinue four schemes.National e-Governance Plan, Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan, tourist Infrastructure development and development of export infrastructure are the four schemes which are likely to be discontinued, sources in the finance department said.Budget ... Read More »

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley emphasizes the need for bigger financing and implementation plans by the World Bank Group to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley emphasized the need for bigger financing and implementation plans by the World Bank Group to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and need for the significant increase in the capital of the World Bank Group to meet the developmental objectives and review of the Bank’s shareholding to reflect share of the developing countries ... Read More »

Odisha Literary Festival

BHUBANESWAR:10.10.2015 How is Odisha or an Odia represented to the country? The question was raised by both the speakers and audience at the session ‘Representing Odisha to the World: A Welcome Move or Sacrilegious?’ on the inaugural day of the Odisha Literary Festival on Saturday. Chairing the session, founder-secretary of Bakul Foundation Sujit Mahapatra cited the example of the recent ... Read More »

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