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1,400 held in Odisha for lockdown violations

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:07 AM IST
Around 1,400 people had been arrested for violation of Covid-19 lockdown guidelines, Odisha Police DG Abhay said here on Monday.... read..
 

Covid-19:1605 cases registered for lockdown violations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 31, 2020 4:41:29 AM IST
A total of 1605 cases have been registered in Odisha in the last 6 days, for different violations related to the lockdown due to COVID-19.... read..
 

Odisha Assembly passes Appropriation Bill on last day of session

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The Odisha Assembly on MOnday passed the state's Appropriation Bill for fiscal 2020-21 on the concluding day of the Budget session amid the nationwide lockdown.... read..
 

Odisha seeks PM's nod for unemployment dole to MGNREGS workers

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the state to grant unemployment allowance to over 36.10 lakh workers of the rural job guarantee scheme in the 21-day lockdown period, which has been enforced fo... read..
 

Odisha govt sets up 252 temporary camps for people stranded in state

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 30, 2020 11:11:36 PM IST
Odisha government has set up 252 temporary camps in the state for 18,000 people stranded here and a 24x7 helpline number is functioning to facilitate these people in the view of coronavirus.... read..
 

Odisha Govt stresses on surveillance of people returning from COVID affected areas

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 30, 2020 3:11:44 PM IST
The Odisha Government has asked all the Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to stress on the surveillance of those returning to the state from abroad and other states, as a precautionary measure against the spread of the coronavirus.... read..
 

Odisha Chief Minister seeks PM's nod to release unemployment allowance to MGNREGA workers

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 29, 2020 11:11:29 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to allow the State to use the MGNREGA fund and release the unemployment allowance to the accounts of MGNREGA active workers of the State.... read..
 

BJD leader Achyuta Samanta feeds poor people, thousands of stray animals in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 29, 2020 3:11:35 PM IST
As the lockdown imposes serious problems to the vulnerable sections of the society and also the stray animals and birds who are facing starvation, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Achyuta Samanta has undertaken an initiative to feed the needy.... read..
 

Odisha govt to train MBBS students for COVID-19

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
The Odisha government has decided to give extensive training to MBBS students so that they can be deployed to combat the coronavirus outbreak, an official said on Sunday.... read..
 

COVID-19: Odisha govt asks officials to emphasise on contact tracing

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2020 9:45:08 PM IST
The Odisha government on Sunday asked all District Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to emphasise on surveillance and contact tracing to contain the spread of coronavirus in the state.... read..
 

COVID-19: Odisha govt to provide Rs 3,000 to 65,000 vendors amid lockdown

Bhubaneswar (Bhubaneswar) | March 29, 2020 7:41:31 AM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced that 100 to 200 destitute will be provided cooked food in every Gram Panchayat daily and Rs 3,000 as financial assistance to 65,000 registered street vendors in 114 urban areas of the state amid nationwide lockd... read..
 

Odisha govt to provide food to homeless in urban areas

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Odisha government on Friday asked the district collectors to provide food to the destitute, homeless and beggars free of cost in urban areas of the state during the lockdown for coronavirus outbreak.... read..
 

Odisha CM announces financial assistance for street vendors, cooked food for poor

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 28, 2020 5:11:50 PM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced cooked food for poor at Panchayat level and financial assistance of Rs 3,000 each for 65,000 registered street vendors in urban local bodies (ULBs) amid coronavirus lockdown.... read..
 

All Odisha Assembly staff quarantined after an employee contacted COVID-19 positive patient

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 28, 2020 4:11:33 AM IST
The entire staff of the state Assembly have been quarantined and the Assembly building is being sanitized after an employee at Odisha Legislative Assembly was found to have contacted a COVID-19 positive person.... read..
 

Odisha govt ensures food, shelter for 5,547 migrant workers

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST
The Odisha government has ensured food and shelter for around 5,547 migrant workers from other states who are stranded in Odisha in the wake of the nationwide lockdown to combat the Covid-19 outbreak, an official said on Friday.... read..
 

Odisha govt to provide Rs 3,000 each to street vendors

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced financial assistance of Rs 3,000 each to street vendors across 114 urban local bodies (ULBs) in view of lockdown across the state for Covid-19.... read..
 

Odisha gives one-time relaxation doctors promotion

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 28, 2020 11:41:36 PM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced one-time relaxation in the promotion for the doctors under the Dynamic Assured Career Progression (DACP) scheme.... read..
 

Odisha reports 3 positive COVID-19 cases

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 27, 2020 11:11:38 PM IST
One more person tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha on Friday.... read..
 

Odisha Assembly employees to remain in home quarantine

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Odisha Assembly Speaker Surya Narayan Patro on Friday said all the employees of the Assembly need to remain in home quarantine after it came to light that an official came in contact with a Covid-19 patient.... read..
 

COVID-19: Odisha govt announces Rs 2200 cr package for poor

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 27, 2020 6:11:57 PM IST
In the backdrop of coronavirus outbreak and subsequent lockdown, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced Rs 2200 crore package for the welfare of the weaker section of the society.... read..
 

COVID-19: Odisha CM announces Rs 2,200-cr package for the poor

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a relief package of Rs 2,200 crore for the weaker sections of society in view of the lockdown to fight COVID-19 outbreak.... read..
 

Odisha medical officer suspended after coming in contact with COVID-19 patient

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 27, 2020 11:41:28 PM IST
The Odisha government on Friday suspended Dr Lalit Behera, medical officer of state Assembly dispensary, after he came in contact with a COVID-19 patient.... read..
 

Odisha govt issues guidelines for smooth distribution of newspapers during lockdown

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 27, 2020 7:41:32 AM IST
The Odisha Government has issued guidelines for smooth lifting and distribution of newspapers during the lockdown.... read..
 

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation ropes in 28 stores for essential commodities delivery

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 27, 2020 6:41:28 AM IST
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has roped in 28 stores, outlets to ensure the delivery of goods to people in the city amid lockdown.... read..
 

404 cases registered for COVID-19 guidelines violation in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
The Odisha Police have registered 404 cases for violation of regulations and guidelines related to COVID-19 during the last 48 hours, an official said on Thursday.... read..
 

Odisha police register 149 cases for violation of COVID-19 norms

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
As many as 149 cases have been lodged for different violations of regulations and guidelines related to COVID-19 in Odisha, police said on Wednesday.... read..
 

4 months' advance salary for Odisha health workers

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced four months' advance salary for doctors, paramedics and other health workers, in view of the coronavirus outbreak.... read..
 

Odisha CM urges counterparts to help stranded Odia

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Thursday requested his counterparts to help people from Odisha stranded in various parts of the country amid the Covid-19 lockdown.... read..
 

Odisha plans to set up country's biggest Covid-19 hospitals

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Odisha government has planned to set up two of the largest Covid-19 hospitals which will have a combined capacity of 1,000 beds and will be functional within a fortnight.... read..
 

Odisha govt committed to assist stranded people from other states, says Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 26, 2020 10:11:33 PM IST
The Odisha government on Thursday said that it will assist people from other states who are stranded here in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.... read..
 

Odisha to set up 2 large COVID-19 hospitals with 1,000 beds

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 26, 2020 4:41:39 PM IST
Odisha has decided to set up the country's two biggest COVID-19 hospitals with a combined capacity of 1,000 beds.... read..
 

Odisha govt opens control room to monitor lockdown

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
The Odisha government on Thursday opened a 24x7 control room to monitor issues regarding implementation of lockdown in the state to combat spread of COVID-19.... read..
 

Combating COVID-19: Odisha govt sanctions four months' salary in advance for medical staff

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 25, 2020 6:41:41 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak all doctors, paramedical and healthcare staff will be given four months' advance salary for April, May, June and July.... read..
 

COVID-19: Volunteers in Bhubaneswar offer support to senior citizens in their self-isolation period

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 25, 2020 2:41:27 AM IST
A group of around 100 volunteers started an initiative to support senior citizens by providing them support during self-isolation in the view of the spread of COVID-19.... read..
 

State has taken proactive measures to combat COVID-19 : Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 25, 2020 11:41:44 PM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has appealed for support from all sections of the society in combating the coronavirus, said Subroto Bagchi, Odisha government spokesperson.... read..
 

OMC gives Rs 500 crore to CMRF for corona fight

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) has contributed Rs 500 crore to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for supporting the state government's fight against coronavirus.... read..
 

COVID-19: Odisha ministers prefer to work from home

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
With a total lockdown across Odisha to fight the spread of COVID-19, most of the ministers in the state are working from home.... read..
 

COVID-19 lockdown: 149 cases registered for violations of guidelines in Odisha

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 25, 2020 11:11:28 PM IST
A total of 149 cases were registered in the state on Tuesday for violations of regulations and guidelines related to the lockdown in view of COVID-19 pandemic.... read..
 

Patnaik writes to PM Modi, suggests seamless movement of goods without differentiation as essential, non-essential

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 25, 2020 10:41:36 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday welcomed the 21-day nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus and suggested that the movement of goods may be permitted seamlessly across the country without their differentiation as essenti... read..
 

Odisha govt to provide commuted leaves to its employees above 50 years

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 24, 2020 8:41:27 PM IST
The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to grant commuted leaves to its employees above 50 years of age with specific health conditions.... read..
 

Odisha govt to notify house of home quarantined people

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
For the community monitoring, the Odisha government has decided to paste stickers outside the houses of people placed under home isolation.... read..
 

Odisha CM seeks donations for Covid-19 fund

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Monday urged people to donate generously to Covid-19 fund to provide humanitarian help to the affected people.... read..
 

COVID-19: Odisha CM appeals to donate generously

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday appealed the people to donate generously to CMRF to provide humanitarian help to the COVID-19 affected people.... read..
 

Covid-19: Lockdown in entire Odisha from midnight

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
The Odisha government on Tuesday declared a lockdown in all 30 districts of the state with effect from midnight till March 29 midnight to prevent the spread of coronavirus.... read..
 

Covid-19: Lockdown in entire Odisha till March 29

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 24, 2020 1:11:29 PM IST
The Odisha Government on Tuesday decided to lockdown the entire state till March 29 as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus.... read..
 

COVID-19: Odisha govt imposes 'immediate stoppage' of all construction works

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 24, 2020 9:41:28 PM IST
The Odisha government on Tuesday ordered an "immediate stoppage" of all construction works across the state except construction work for health facilities related to COVID-19.... read..
 

Gopalpur Port takes precautionary measures for COVID-19

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Gopalpur Port in Odisha has taken all precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, said a statement on Tuesday.... read..
 

Do not insist on pass for health workers: Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Tuesday instructed the department officials to allow movement of doctors, nurses and other health personnel during lockdown based on their Identity Card till March 27.... read..
 

7,276 temporary medical camps identified in GPs in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The Odisha government has identified 7,276 temporary medical camps in Gram Panchayats with the provision of all basic facilities to meet any emergent situation in view of COVID-19, said an official on Monday.... read..
 

Odisha CM donates 3 months' salary to help those affected by COVID-19

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 24, 2020 4:41:26 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has donated his three months' salary to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to help those affected by coronavirus.... read..
 
 
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