Odisha Government Current Affairs, GK & News

Odisha Government’s Jaga Mission

The Odisha Government and TATA Steel Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement the Jaga Mission across 5 municipal corporations in the state. What is Jaga Mission? The state government of Odisha launched the Jaga Mission in 2017. Also known as the Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission, it is the world’s largest slum titling ..

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SAFAL – Odisha’s common credit portal

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the common credit portal SAFAL to increase farmers’ access to loans. What is SAFAL? SAFAL (Simplified Application for Agricultural Loans) is India’s first online agricultural credit facilitation portal. This common credit portal eases access to over 300 term loan products provided for farmers and agri-entrepreneurs. These term loan products ..

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Odisha: Rise in Upper age limit for Govt jobs

The Odisha Government recently increased the upper age limit of candidates to enter into State Civil services exams. The age was increased from 32 years to 38 years. This was done by amending the State Civil Services Rules, 1989. About the rise in upper age limit The increase in age limit has been made for ..

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Odisha to set up “Investment Promotion Agency” in all districts

Government of Odisha has decided to set up district-level industry and investment promotion agencies in all the districts of state. Key points Such agencies would be set up in a bid to create more economic opportunities across the state. This decision was taken at a high-level meeting, chaired by Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra. What are ..

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Odisha to host Indian Women’s League Football

The All-India Football Federation has announced that, Odisha will host the Indian Women’s League (IWL). However, the but the dates will be announced at the later stage. Highlights The Indian football has been trying to restart the on-field sporting action now amid the ongoing Covid-19 cases. The matches started with the I-League qualifiers. This is ..

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Odisha Government to set up ‘COVID-19 Warrior Memorial’

The Health and Family Welfare Department of Odisha has announced recently to established a COVID-19 Warrior Memorial in Bhubaneshwar. Key Facts The memorial will be set to recognize and honour the sacrifice and services provided by the COVID-19 warriors. The press release of state Health and Family Welfare Department highlights that the memorial will be ..

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