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Odisha Govt to provide RuPay Card to 11.40 lakh Farmers by March

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The Odisha Government has set a target to provide RuPay card to 11.40 lakh farmers by March this year, informed by Cooperation Minister Damodar Rout. This steps has been taken following the announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convert Kisan Credit Card to RuPay cards. RuPay is an Indian domestic card scheme launched byContinue Reading…

Sushma Swaraj seeks report from Odisha Govt over Narges Ashtari case

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj sought report from the Odisha Government over Iranian woman facing criminal case. Iranian-origin British charity worker Narges K Ashtari, who runs an orphanage through her NGO ‘Prishan Foundation’ in Rayagada district, has been charged with death of a tribal child due to negligence. The Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran MohammadContinue Reading…

Banking Correspondents soon to be appointed in Unbanked Panchayats

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The Government of Odisha has decided to appoint one thousand Banking Correspondents in about one thousand unbanked Gram Panchayats of 107 blocks across the State. The decision was taken at a high level meeting presided over by chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday in view of the difficultiesContinue Reading…

Odisha Govt announces 100% Bonus for Kendu Leaf Pluckers

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The Odisha Govenrment on Thursday announced 100 per cent bonus for the kendu leaf pluckers for the year 2016. While attending the programmes in Boudh and Subarnpur districts, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was announced it yesterday. Reportedly, the bonus will benefit 8.5 lakh kendu leaf pluckers and will cost the state exchequer Rs 130 crore.Continue Reading…

Odisha Govt welcomes Zero Tax on Common Food Items

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The Odisha government on Friday welcomed the zero tax rate on common food items and reduction in tax rate from 6 to 5 per cent by the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council. However, the State Government, opposed the Clean Environment cess on Coal. Notably, the GST structure announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley onContinue Reading…

Odisha Govt creates over 55,000 Jobs in MSME Sector

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The Government of Odisha has genearated around 55,000 jobs through new Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) by September this year, said an official on Sunday. The State government has set a target to create employment opportunities for 4 lakh youth by setting up 1.5 lakh small industries by 2018-19. Earlier, the MSME Minister JogendraContinue Reading…

Centre condones Odisha Govt’s delay in submitting Crop Yield Data for Kharif 2015

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The Centre on Thursday condoned Odisha Govt’s delay of four and a half months in submission of yield data based on Crop Cutting Experiments (CCEs) for Paddy Crop for Kharif 2015. The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh informed that the yield data was submitted by the State Government to theContinue Reading…

Centre gives nod to exchange of land between AAI and Odisha Govt

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The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the exchanging of Airports Authority of India’s (AAI) land measuring 1.6 acres with an equivalent land area of 1.6 acres offered by Odisha Government. The land offered by the State Government will be used by AAI for construction of Parallel Taxi Track. The exchange of land is not onlyContinue Reading…

Odisha Govt clears 2 Investment Projects worth Rs 224 crore

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The Odisha Government has approved 2 new investment projects envisaging the investment of around 224 crore. These projects included the proposal of Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperatives (IFFCO) and Well Spun Odisha Steel Pvt Ltd. The Single Window Clearance Authority Meeting held on Thursday under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi. Reviewing the progressContinue Reading…

Odisha Govt to implement Roof-Top Solar Projects in Key cities

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The Government of Odisha has planned to implement roof-top solar projects in all key cities in the state. While answering to a written question in the State Assembly on Tuesday, Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das informed that the Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Ltd. (GEDCOL) would implement the solar project in urban areas. InContinue Reading…


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