Chief Minister of Odisha Current Affairs - 2020

Odisha becomes First State in India to Use Space Technology & Artificial Intelligence for Safeguarding Government Lands

To monitor all Government lands in the state capital Bhubaneswar, web and mobile-based solution named ‘BLUIS’- Bhubaneswar Land Use Intelligence System was launched on 8th July 2020. The Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik launched BLUIS. BLUIS was launched due to the lack of adequate transparency and accountability in the current manual mode of mechanism Read More…

Home Ministry changes rules: State Disaster Relief Funds to be used for migrant workers

On March 28, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs introduced new rules under the State Disaster Response Fund. Under the rules, the funds are to be used to facilitate availability of temporary accommodation and food for the migrant workers. So far 900 have been infected with COVID-19 in India, 21 have died and 80 have Read More…

Facts Box: Mo Jeeban Programme

The “Mo Jeeban Programme” was launched by the Odisha Government to contain the spread of COVID-19. The programme was launched by the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Highlights ‘Mo Jeeban’ means ‘My Life’. The State Government through the programme appeals to the people to stay indoors. The programme urges the working population to take an Read More…

Odisha sets up COVID-19 dedicated hospitals with 1,000 beds

On March 27, 2020, the Odisha Government announced that it is to set up two COVID-19 dedicated hospitals under PPP (Public Private Partnership) model. Highlights Around 84,000 people have returned from abroad in the state. There are so far three positive cases in the state. The Government forecasting the spread of the virus has prepared Read More…

Mission Purvodaya: India-Japan join hands to make Odisha a Steel Hub

On February 28, 2020, the Union Minister of Steel announced at a workshop organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) that GoI is to make Odisha the steel hub of India. This is to be achieved by the Government with the help of Japan. Highlights Odisha has been selected to establish steel hub due to Read More…