Gurupriya Setu: 10 Interesting Facts

Bhubaneswar: The most awaited Gurupriya bridge in the Naxal-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha, was inaugurated on 26th July 2018 by Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik. It links the mainland to 151 villages in 9 Gram panchayats. Here are 10 interesting facts about the Gurupriya Setu and the linked villages. It is one of the numerous most delayed infrastructure […]

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Taiwan Company Proposes $6.6 Billion Petrochemical Project in Odisha

New Delhi: Taiwan’s CPC Corporation proposed a $6.6-billion investment for a greenfield cracker and downstream project in Paradip. A Taiwanese delegation led by Shun-Chin Lee, President of CPC Corporation, met Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan here on Tuesday for discussions on the proposed investment in petrochemical projects. Indian Oil Corporation’s 15-million-tonne per annum Paradip […]

Odisha Plans Riverine Port in Kendrapara

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to set up a riverine port on river Mahanadi in Akhadasali village under Mahakalapada block in Kendrapara district on public-private partnership (PPP) mode on BOOST basis. A meeting of the High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was held in this regard on yesterday […]

CM Inaugurates Gurupriya Setu

Bhubaneswar: It was a historic day today as Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the much awaited Gurupriya Setu (bridge) inNaxal hit Malkangiri district. Gurupriya Setu signifies a resurgent Odisha. It will transform lives in 151 villages that were cut-off for 5 decades from the mainland in malkangiri. CM dedicated this special project to people of Odisha and […]

CSR Watch in Odisha

By Charudutta Panigrahi: Odisha is the bellwether of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) partnership in state growth. Many firsts to its credit, the state has been able to trigger discourses around CSR and resulting policies and mechanisms. It is widely acknowledged that Odisha was the first state in India to pioneer a CSR White paper and a […]

Phase-I of Public Bi-cycle Sharing system to take shape in a 40-km route

Bhubaneswar, May 2, 2018: Now, the No. 1 Smart City’s plan is to spread the idea and propagate the love for cycles, cycling and stay healthy for a greener and better urban conglomerate. Controlling harmful emissions, causing less air pollution and last but not the least, promoting a healthy life-style, Public Bi-cycle Sharing (PBS) system […]

Dharmendra Launches ‘Building New Odisha’ Campaign

Chandrabhaga: Union Petroleum and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the ‘Nua Odisha Nirmana Abhijan’ also known as Building New Odisha Campaign on the auspicious occasion of Utkal Dibasa at Chandrabhaga sea beach near Konark in Puri today in an event organised by Prachi Trust. Attending the ceremony Shri Pradhan said, Apart from feeling proud for the glorious […]

Promise Fulfilled: CM Dedicates Biju Expressway

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Biju Expressway, a major election promise of the BJD, has  has finally dedicated to the state. A major part of the much hyped expressway, that would connect southern parts of Odisha with western, was dedicated by CM Naveen Patnaik today at Jharsuguda. Official sources said, Rourkela to Sambalpur 160-km long expressway has […]