Odisha Current Affairs - 2019

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Odisha Government implements NFSA in 14 districts

Odisha Government has started implementation of National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 in 14 of the 30 districts of the state in first phase covering 26.33 lakh families. In this regard State Food supplies and Consumer Welfare department has issued directives to the district administration to monitor the implementation of the NFSA and rectify irregularities. Read More…

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Odisha Government imposes 7- month ban on fishing to protect Olive Ridley sea turtles

Odisha Government has imposed seven-month ban till May, 2016 on fishing along the Puri coast in order to protect the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles. This ban comes prior to arrival of Olive Ridley turtles for nesting in winters along the east coast of Odhisha. Under this ban Trawlers and fishermen are banned to fish Read More…

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Odisha Government launches citizen portal

Odisha Government has launched citizen portal www.citizenportal-op.gov.in to facilitate citizens with various services. This facility was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneshwar. Key facts The citizen portal will provide services like character certificates, issuance of FIR copies, tenant’s verification, registration of missing permissions, employee’s verification and registration of lost property. It will also Read More…

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Odisha sets up special entity ‘State level Facilitation Cell (SLFC)’ to fast track Investment approvals

The Odisha government has set up a special entity State level Facilitation Cell (SLFC) to fast track approvals through hassle free Single Window Clearance for investment projects. To speed up the investment proposals SLFC has categorised companies in two broad categories — green and non-green. The companies under Green category are largely comprises of agri-based Read More…

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Odisha Cabinet approves Fisheries Policy 2015

Odisha state cabinet approved ‘Fisheries Policy, 2015’, with an objective to increase the productivity and production of fish from island, marine and brackishwater resources. As per the Odisha Fisheries Policy: The state government has set targets 7.15 lakh tonne of total fish production by the end of 2019-20 from present level of 4.13 lakh tonnes. Read More…

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Odisha Government approves Housing for All policy in urban areas

Odisha government has approved a new policy for ‘Housing for All’ in urban areas of state. The new policy was approval of the State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar. Key facts The policy aims to work towards strategies for creating a steady supply of affordable housing stock in order to Read More…

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Odisha Cabinet gave nod to new Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) 2015

Odisha cabinet approved the much awaited Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) 2015 after several rounds of consultation with different administrative departments and industry associations. The IPR 2015 lays focus on various sectors for the next five years which includes infrastructure development, auto & auto components, agro and food processing, IT and ESDM (electronic system design & Read More…

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