Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday issued a direction to officials to provide electricity to all villages in Odisha by June, 2018.
As sea condition would be moderate to rough, fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea, the Met office added.
In terms of mutual fund investments, Odisha contributes 0.84 per cent share, which is around Rs 17,160.86 crore, to the overall industry size of Rs 20,42,165.57 crore in the country, A Balasubramanian, CEO, Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC said.
Finance Minister S B Behera said "we have received the report from the fitment committee and the government is considering to implement the new pay scale for the employees soon."
The minister of state for communication and railways launched the railway projects through video conferencing from Rail Sadan at Chandrasekharpur here. Sinha laid the foundation of Road Over Bridge (RoB) at Khetarajpur (Sambalpur) and flagged off a train on electric traction from Sambalpur on newly electrified section of Sambalpur and Jharsuguda.
Health and Family Welfare Minister PK Jena said 235 people have been tested positive for the vector borne disease in state so far.
The state government had last year withdrawn tax incentives to the 15-million tonne refinery, a decision that IOC has challenged in court.
The swine flu toll in Odisha increased to seven with three more persons succumbing to the disease on Friday, official sources said.
Behera, who attended a function marking 36th Foundation Day of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, lauded the role of NABARD in the state. He urged the Nabard to take awareness programmes on financial management, water and soil conservation in a proactive manner.
Two such instances were detected under Koraput vigilance police station and Bhubaneswar vigilance police station jurisdictions and cases were filed under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) today sanctioned investment of Rs 650 crore from Emami Paper Mills, Rs 430 crore from Ambuja Cements and Rs 108 crore from Surya Foods and Agro, a statement from Odisha government said.
Those nine districts were Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Khorda, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara, IMD regional director, Bhubaneswar, S C Sahu, said.
With 20 years of political experience, the Odisha leader could become the first tribal to be elected to India's highest office.
If the dispute remained unresolved, the state would have to approach the Central Government and if nothing concrete emerges it may move the Supreme Court, he said.
The trial of the surface-to-surface missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here at around 9.50 am, official sources said.
"E-waste in Odisha is projected to rise from 1,236.50 MT to 2050.71 MT by 2021 requiring imminent action from the state to properly manage e-waste," MAIT said in a statement.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has asked the chief ministers to soon notify the rules under the Real Estate Act, which came into force on May 1, 2017. “It is a matter of concern R
Although the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016 was passed by Parliament in March 2016 and all the 92 sections of the Act come into effect from May 1, only 13 states and R
In the recent panchayat elections in Odisha, the BJP had secured 297 zilla parishad seats while the Congress, the main opposition party, had won just 60 zilla parishad seats.
In an operation late last evening, the agency had arrested Gupta Chandra Bidika, Additional General Manager, Microwave Project, Bhubaneswar.
Amidst the tussle between Odisha government and IOCL over its refinery in Paradip, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said that he favoured signing of a fresh agreement between the two.
The Odisha government's decision to take back tax concessions to IOC's Rs 34,555-crore Paradip refinery will impact investor sentiment adversely, industry body CII has told the state chief minister.
Eleven others have not yet started work for setting up steel plants, steel and mines minister Prafulla Mallick told the Assembly.
The centre, on March 21, 2017, approved the construction of over 1.10 lakh houses for the urban poor, in six states at a cost of Rs 5,773 crores under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana R