Odhisa Current Affairs, GK & News

Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project

Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project is aimed at making Telangana drought-proof by harnessing the flood waters of the River Godavari. The project also houses the world s biggest pump house with seven pumps of 139 MW each. The project seeks to divert 180 TMC of Godavari flood water to facilitate agriculture, rejuvenate tanks, provide water for ..

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Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin initiative

The oil marketing companies have launched Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin Initiative, as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Odisha. According to the data from the National Family Health Survey-4, overall use of sanitary napkins in Odisha is 33.5 per cent and only 42.8 per cent of rural women between the age of 15 and 24 ..

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PM Modi launches Paika Rebellion Chair in Utkal University

PM Modi announced setting up of a Chair on the Paika Rebellion, in Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. He also released a commemorative stamp and coin on the Paika Rebellion. Paika Rebellion The Paika Rebellion of 1817 in Odisha briefly shook the foundations of British rule in the eastern part of India. Paikas were the peasant militias ..

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Prime Minister Inaugurates developmental works in Odhisa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated projects worth around Rs 15,000 crore in Odisha on 24th Dec 2018 as part of his Mission Purbodaya – a prosperous East for building a new India. The projects are related to health, road and highways, higher education and culture. Projects Inaugurated The Projects inaugurated by the Prime Minister are ..

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Odisha Government launches Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana

The Odisha Government has launched the Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY) for the development of girls in three districts of the state. The scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and will be implemented in Ganjam, Dhenkanal and Angul districts on a pilot basis for three years. Key features of scheme The objective the ..

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