Odisha Current Affairs - 2020

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Odisha Govt slaps a fine of Rs 6,000 crore on Tata Steel for illegal and excess mining

The Odisha government is believed to have slapped a fine of about Rs 6,000 crore on Tata Steel for its alleged involvement in ‘illegal and excess mining’ at its captive mines. Deputy Director of Mines (DDM) of Joda mining circle has slapped the fine. Tata Steel has captive iron ore mines in Odisha’s Joda and Read More…

Orissa slaps a penalty of Rs 23,904 crore on ‘errant miners’

The Orissa steel and mines department has imposed a penalty of Rs 23,904 crore on 27 miners in the mining circle of the mineral-rich Keonjhar district for extraction of ore beyond the permissible limits. Companies which have been slapped with penalties include Tata Steel, Aditya Birla-owned Essel Mining and the state-owned Orissa Mining Corporation. Tata Read More…

Gujarat tops in private sector investments across India

As per an analysis titled ‘Composition of Outstanding Investments Across States,’ carried out by Assocham, Gujarat has the biggest share of 12.5% in total outstanding private sector investments ((including both domestic and foreign private sectors) across India as of June 2012. As per the analysis top 4 states are: Gujarat (12.5%) Odisha (10.7%) Maharashtra (8.9%) Read More…

IMR decreased to 44 Per 1000 Live Births during 2011

Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) declined by 3 points from 47 to 44 infant deaths per 1000 live births during 2011. As per Sample Registration System (SRS) released by the Registrar General of India (RGI): IMR for rural areas has decreased by 3 points from 51 to 48 infant deaths per 1000 live births IMR in Read More…