Child Rights

BJP Women Cell Visits Good News Shelter Homes

Bhubaneswar: Members of BJP Mahila Morcha members visited Good News India shelter homes in state to investigate the situation. Yesterday a team headed by Mahila Morcha state vice-president Sushama Biswal visited two shelter homes in Bhadrak-Balasore and accused that both the homes were still functioning illegally. In a press release BJP informed that the team […]

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Under-5 Mortality Rate in Rayagada Alarming: IIASA

Bhubaneswar: According to a recent study by Austria-based non-profit International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), almost half of the districts in India are not on track to reduce the mortality rates of newborns and meet the target set under the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. In Odisha’s Rayagada the under 5 mortality rate is 141.7, one among the […]


Vedanta Sponsored Healthcare in Kalahandi an Eyewash

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Vedanta Child Care Centre in Kalahandi turns into a haunted place The sorry state of healthcare in the state finds no solution despite multiple majors taken by government. When the curious case of Dana Majhi, the Kalahandi man who walked 20 kelometres with his wife’s corpse on shoulder, has been forgotten, […]


Jaga-Balia All Set to Comeback Home

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: After 8 months of undergoing medical care at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) the conjioned twins Jagga and Balia are now all set to make a comeback to Odisha. Last week, a directorial level meeting was held in AIIMS where senior doctors and a team of experts from Bhubaneswar AIIMS were […]


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’ […]


State Govt. and UNICEF Observe World Day Against Child Labour

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Labour & ESI Dept., Govt. of Odisha organised a State Level function in collaboration with UNICEF, Odisha on 12th June 2017 at IDCOL Auditorium, Bhubaneswar for observing   World Day against Child Labour. The World Day against Child Labour is observed every 12th June to promote the drive towards child […]


National Girl Child Day celebrated in Delhi

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The theme of the program was Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) 10 districts felicitated for their exemplary performance of BBBP The Ministry of Women & Child Development celebrated the National Girl Child Day at a special function in New Delhi today. The theme of the program was Beti Bachao, […]


OHRC sought inquiry reports over balloon blast near Odisha CM’s House

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the Commissionerate police to submit inquiry reports over balloon blast near residential building of Odisha Chief Minister in 2015, in which girl students were injured. Acting on the Complaint of rights activist Akhand, the Commission has asked the Deputy Superintendent of Police […]


Odisha should improve health, education: NHRC

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over acquisition of land for development projects without paying adequate compensation, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on 9 January said the Odisha government required to make efforts for improvement of health, education and the socio-economic situation, particularly in the KBK region. “The commission notes with concern several […]


SBI Life extends Support to benefit tribal children at KISS

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: SBI Life, a socially inclined life insurance Company through its CSR outreach has extended its support for installation of Rooftop Solar Power plant to Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar. This support is a step towards providing better living facilities to 25,000 underprivileged tribal children from Keonjhar, Koraput, Mayurbhanja and […]