August 2017


DMF Implementation Since 2.5 Years: Progress & Unheard Voices

By Prakash Kumar Sahoo, Keonjhar: In about two and half year time since District Mineral Foundation (DMF) came into effect, the knowledge and awareness about it still remains very poor among people of mining-affected areas. In an awareness meeting held by a New Delhi based non-profit think tank, Centre for Science and Environment on August […]


Rajiv Pratap Rudy Resigns

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Rajiv Pratap Rudy , Union of Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, resigned from union cabinet late this evening. According to source, more resignations are expected in next 24 hours. Some eight union ministers including Arun Jaitley met BJP president Amit Shah today, fueling the speculation of a possible Cabinet […]


NALCO Launches New Product ‘AA 3105 Alloy Fan Blade’

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Limited, the Navratna CPSE, under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India has formally launched AA 3105 Alloy Fan Blade stock, a superior Value Added Rolled Product on 31st August 2017. The first consignment of the product was flagged off at NALCO’s Smelter Plant in Angul by Shri […]


Odisha’s Anita Pattanayak Appointed as Dy CAG

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Senior Indian Audit and Accounts Service officer Anita Pattanayak from Odisha appointed as Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General. Today the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Shri Ashwini Attri (IA&AS:1981) and Ms. Anita Pattanayak (IA&AS:1982) as Deputy CAG with effect from 01.07.2017 vice Shri Prasenjit Mukherjee (IA&AS:1980) […]



40% Families in Rural Odisha Have Access to Toilets

By Subhransu Panda, Patna: India’s Fight Against Open Defecation Heading Towards Failure Only 40 per cent of the 90 lakh families living in rural Odisha have access to toilets. Some sistricts have achieved 100 per cent coverage – Puri for example. However, many of the toilets built are being used as store houses for fodder, found […]



Governor’s Trophy Award Ceremony 2017

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Arts education has an important part to play in an ability-driven education system- Governor Arts education has an important part to play in an ability-driven education system. It would fuel the imagination of students and develop their creativity. It would enable them to create new ideas and products. As the […]


Sukinda Chromite Mine of Tata Steel Bags Four Awards from DGMS

By Odisha Story Bureau, Sukinda: Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) of Tata Steel, located in Sukinda Block of Jajapur district of Odisha bagged four awards during Half Yearly Safety Week Celebrations  organised under the aegis of Director General of Mine safety (DGMS), Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, Bhubaneswar region. SCM received the first […]