Koraput Current Affairs, GK & News

Odisha government launchs a new initiative “Meal in exchange for plastic waste”

In an effort to raise awareness about the perils of using plastic, the Kotpad Notified Area Council (NAC) in Koraput district of Odisha is providing free meals to the poor in exchange for a kilogram of plastic waste. The new initiative is being carried out under the State government’s ‘Aahar’ scheme. The programme entails a meal ..

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Odisha sets up task force to prevent Child Marriages

A task force has been set-up in the Koraput district of Odisha to check the practice of child marriage, common among the tribal communities in the region. Task-Force for Preventing Child Marriages The task force comprises of officials from 21 departments, including health, education, social welfare and police. The education department has been tasked to ..

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Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu ranked at NITI Aayog’s Second Delta Ranking of Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP)

On December 27, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant released the Second Delta Ranking of the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP). The ranking details the incremental progress achieved by the districts during June to October in 2018 across six key development sectors. Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu has shown the most improvement overall, followed by Nuapada district ..

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Odisha government partners with Tata Trust for development of cancer care facilities in State

The Odisha government and Tata Trust will jointly spend Rs 1,000 crore for development of cancer care facilities in the State over the next 5 years. Under the Odisha comprehensive cancer care programme, a state-of-the-art Tata Memorial Hospital will be set up in Bhubaneswar. The State will provide 25 acres of land free of cost ..

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Pallavi Durua crowned as India’s first Tribal Queen

Pallavi Durua, who belongs to Odisha’s Koraput district, has been crowned as the India’s first “Tribal Queen” at the Adi Rani Kalinga Tribal Queen competition held at Utkal Mandap on June 26, 2018. Panchami Majhi of Titlagarh and Rashmirekha Hansdah of Mayurbhanj were declared as the first and second runners-up of the beauty pageant respectively. ..

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