Odisha Current Affairs - 2020

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Sridhar Patra appointed CMD of NALCO

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Sridhar Patra as the new chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO). He has been appointed as CMD of NALCO till the date of his superannuation, i.e. on 31 October 2024 r until further orders, whichever is earlier. At Read More…

FICCI India Sports Awards 2019

The coveted FICCI India Sports Awards 2019 were presented to the winners on 11 December 2019 at New Delhi. The awards are an attempt by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) to acknowledge and recognize contribution of sports persons and various stakeholders who deliver excellent results during the year. Winners: FICCI India Read More…

Odisha to set up 45 fast track courts

Odisha Government has decided to set up 45 fast track courts in the State, to expedite the trial of cases relating to women and children. The State government’s action comes after Centre has decided to formulate a scheme for setting up 1,023 fast track special courts for expeditious trial and disposal of rape cases. For Read More…

Santhali used in Rajya Sabha for the first time

On December 6, 2019, MP Sarojni Hembram from Odisha for the first time spoke in a tribal language called Santhali. She raised the matter of public importance during the zero hour. Also, Srimati Sarojini demanded Bharat Ratna for Pundit Raghunath Murmu, the Santhali scholar who introduced Ol Chiki script for the language in 1925. Santhali Read More…

MadhuApp: Odisha govt. launches smart learning mobile app

Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha has launched a smart learning phone application ‘MadhuApp’ for school children. This app is aims to help school students in learning their lessons via videos and tutorials. About MadhuApp The app named after ‘Utkal Gourab’ Madhusudan Das, the first graduate and advocate of Odisha. The app has been developed Read More…