Tag: Odisha

First consignment of non-basmati rice exports from Odisha flagged off to Vietnam

NEW DELHI: In a major boost to India’s rice exports potential especially from eastern region, a consignment has been officially flagged off today from the Paradip International Cargo Terminal (PICT), Odisha to Vietnam. This is the first time in the history of Paradip Port, non-basmati rice will be exported. Sarala foods group will ship 20 […]

Rs 110 crore ROPAX Jetty Project to come up on river Dhamra in Odisha

NEW DELHI: Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) has accorded administrative approval for sanction of Rs 50.30 crore for developing all-weather ROPAX (Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger)Jetty and allied infrastructure connecting Kaninali in Bhadrak district &Talachua in Kendrapara district, Odisha under the Sagarmala initiative. The Government of Odisha will fund another 50% cost of the project. The […]

Adani Enterprises bags Rs 1,169 crore highway project from NHAI in Odisha

NEW DELHI: Adani Enterprises on Friday said it has won a Rs 1,169.10 crore highway project in Odisha from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The contract has been won by Adani Enterprises’ wholly-owned subsidiary Adani Road Transport Ltd (ARTL). “ARTL has received a letter of award (LOA) for …development of Six Lane Badakumari […]

Indian Oil Corp, IDCO sign MoU for Paradip Plastic Park in Odisha

NEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) today signed an agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to developParadip Plastic Park. The MoU was signed on a hybrid mode, in the presence of Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan, Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of […]

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India inks pact with Odisha to set up steel plant; Pradhan congratulates ArcelorMittal

NEW DELHI: Steelmaker ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India) on Thursday inked an agreement with the Odisha government for setting up a 12 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) greenfield integrated steel plant in Kendrapada district with an investment of Rs 50,000 crore, officials said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and steel tycoon Lakshmi N Mittal were […]

Odisha government to spend Rs 200 crore to revamp Kalinga Studio

BHUBANESWAR:The Odisha government has decided to invest Rs 200 crore to renovate Kalinga Studio here to boost the Odisa film industry and create employment opportunities in the sector, an official said on Thursday. During a meeting held on Wednesday, Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra directed the authorities to develop the facility as a film hub […]

Odisha approves 8 new industrial projects worth Rs 1242.02 crore

NEW DELHI: The 98th meeting of the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) held today under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra approved 8 industrial projects to the tune of Rs 1242.02 crore in the Metal & Metal Downstream, IT & ESDM, Manufacturing, Logistics and Tourism sectors. These industrial projects are further […]

Odisha attracts Rs 1.25 trillion investment proposals during COVID-19: Naveen Patnaik

NEW DELHI :Odisha has received investment proposals worth over Rs 1.25 lakh crore since February 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Friday. Patnaik also urged the young generation to start their own business and industry and generate wealth for themselves and the country. “Industry friendly policies, quick clearances and […]

Odisha to develop Chandrabhaga and Talsari beach

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed officials to develop the Chandrabhaga and Talsari beach with world class amenities to attract more domestic and foreign tourists. The Puri beach in the state has recently got the ‘Blue Flag’certification. The tag is given to environment-friendly and clean beaches, equipped with amenities of international […]

Odisha announces Rs 92.37 crore financial assistance for Kendu workers

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced financial assistance of Rs 92.37 crore for the welfare of kendu leaf pluckers and other workers associated with it. The chief minister made the announcement while reviewing the welfare of the people, mostly tribals, engaged in kendu leaf activities on Monday. Of the total amount, Rs […]

Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Fire Park, AgnishamaSeva portal

BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated a ‘Fire Park’ and launched a dynamic online portal, ‘AgnishamaSeva’ of Odisha Fire Service. The ‘Fire Park’ is a novel initiative to bring awareness on fire safety measures, an official said. The park is located inside the premises of Odisha Fire and Disaster Academy in Bhubaneswar and […]

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of the permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur today via video conferencing. Governor and Chief Minister of Odisha, along with Union Ministers Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Chandra Sarangi were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said […]

Suresh Mohapatra appointed Odisha Chief Secretary

NEW DELHI: The Odisha government on Friday appointed senior IAS officer Suresh Chandra Mohapatra as the new chief secretary, the CMO said. Mohapatra, a 1986 batch Indian Administrative Service officer is at present the Development Commissioner of the state. He will succeed Asit Kumar Tripathy, who will retire from government service on December 31. Mohapatra […]

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