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 […]

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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 […]

SPI: Odisha Among Top-10 Underperformer States

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha is lagging behind in progress score Odisha is far behind the national averages In Social Progress Index (SPI) 2017 Kerala and Himachal Pradesh acquired top scores while Odisha is one among states having lowest progress index. Though Odisha has a 10-point rise in over a decade of 2005- 2016,the state figured among the seven […]

PadGovernment: Free Sanitary Napkins for School Girls in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik announced project KHUSHI Health Minister Pratap Jena briefed the scheme 17 Lakh school girls will be benefited  Though the clean-imaged Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik was termed as Badman by his opponents last week during the Bijepur by-poll, he proved himself Padman. Today he announced a new scheme ‘Khushi’ […]

DTE Releases New Book: Drought, But Why?

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: 9th CMS Vatavaran Film Festival and Forum Showcases the success of water budgeting in India, screens film on Marathawada Book release was followed by a panel discussion with Nila Madhab Panda Why is a water-rich India plagued by recurrent droughts? Is India a victim of its own policy that revolves around […]

DIMTS wins bid to design ISBT in Baramunda

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Delhi Integrated Multi-modal Transit System Ltd (DIMTS) has won the bid for the architectural design and market assessment studies of the much awaited Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) at Baramunda. The bid process was conducted by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) as the bus terminal will be developed by BDA. BDA […]