Odisha Current Affairs - 2020

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Shanta Kumar Committee on Restructuring of FCI submits report to PM

The High Level Committee (HLC) for Restructuring of Food Corporation of India (FCI) chaired by Shanta Kumar has submitted its report to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Some Recommendations of Shanta Kumar Committee On procurement related issues:   FCI should hand over all procurement operations of wheat, paddy and rice to Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Read More…

Tribal Food Festival-2015 begins in New Delhi

Tribal Food Festival-2015 has begun in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram. It is 3 day event organized by Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) on behalf of the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The main objective of Tribal Food Festival-2015 is to introduce and create awareness Read More…

Odhisa’s Sun Temple gets ASI’s Adarsh Monument tag

  Sun Temple at Konark, Odhisa has been the coveted with Adarsh Monument tag by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Along with Sun Temple, three other monuments of eastern India were given Adarsh Monument tag. They are Hazarduari Palace in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. Vaishali-Kolhua in Bihar. Rang Ghar in Sibsagar (Sivasagar) district of Read More…

10th anniversary of 2004 Tsunami disaster observed

10th anniversary of 2004 Tsunami disaster was observed by all Asian counties that were hit by 2004 ferocious disaster. To mark this day, memorial ceremonies were held for the victims of this disaster in Indonesia, India, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Indonesia- the worst affected nation by this natural disaster paid homage to the victims on Read More…

4 PSUs to set up integrated coal gasification cum fertilizer plant in Talcher, Odisha

4 Public sector undertakings (PSU’s) have signed Joint Ventures Agreements (JVA’s) to set up an Integrated Coal Gasification cum Fertilizer and Ammonium Nitrate plant at Talcher, Odisha. 4 PSU’s are: GAIL India Limited, Coal India Limited (CIL), Rashtriya Chemicals (RCF) and Fertilizers Corporation of India Limited (FCIL). Key facts of Joint Ventures Agreements GAIL Coal Read More…