State wants more time to complete Gram Jyoti

State wants more time to complete Gram Jyoti

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In view of the COVID-19 spread, which is creating severe bottlenecks to implement power projects, the State Government has approached the Union Government to allow it more time to complete additional infrastructure under the Centre’s Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY). Chief Secretary Asit Tripthy has brought this to the notice...

6 yrs on, Lathikata-Timjor bridge still lying unused

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | MAlAY RAY | SUNDARGARH

Lathikata-Timjor high level  bridge on the Brahmani river in Lathikata block under Sundargarh district is yet to be functional even after six years of the laying of foundation stone by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. This is, as the approach road to the bridge has not been readied. About  70,000  people under...

Sick Govt staff above 50 to get commuted leave

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In yet another preventive measure to tackle the spread of COVID-19, the State Government on Tuesday announced to grant commuted leave to employees above 50 years of age with specific health conditions. As per a notification issued by the General Administration and Public Grievance  GA and PG Department, commuted leave would...

Civil society urges more corona test centres

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Civil society members have offered to volunteer the State Government's efforts in fighting against coronavirus while thanking CM Naveen Patnaik for the preventive measures taken well ahead of other States. In a letter to Patnaik, they have also given a few suggestions for strengthening the fight against the pandemic in the...

Ensure uninterrupted power supply, Discoms told

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

With summer fast approaching, the State Government has advised the Power Distribution Companies (Discoms) to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the consumers in the State. Principal Secretary, Energy, Bishnupada Sethi has written to all the authorities of Cesu, Nesco, Wesco and Southco on March 21, while advising them to go for...

March 29 now deadline for bills submission in Treasuries

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has asked all its departments to submit all their bills in the Government Treasuries by March 29. In a letter to the Secretaries of departments and Heads of Departments, Finance Secretary Ashok K Meena stated that some Departments and Heads of Departments might not have been able to...

Grocery, vegetable, medicine shops open

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Despite declaration of lockdown in the entire State, till March 29 midnight to fight out the coronavirus (COVID-19), several essential services would be exempted from the ambit of the lockdown. Service and basic facility providers such as hospitals, clinics, pathology labs and medicine, police, electricity, water supply, municipal offices and other...

Coronavirus: Construction works stopped in State

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In view of the coronavirus outbreak, the State Government on Tuesday ordered immediate stoppage of all construction works across the State. However, construction works for healthcare facilities and works related to COVID-19 would continue. Notably, total lockdown in all 30 districts of the State will come into force from midnight of March...

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