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Odisha govt announces financial assistance for ASHA workers

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced ehancement of the one-time honorarium to Rs 20,000 and financial assistance of Rs 10,000 for ASHA workers in the state. The Chief Minister also announced an one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 for purchasing umbrella, bicycle, almirah and

No threat of flood in Odisha

The Odisha government on Tuesday said there is no flood threat in the Mahanadi and the Baitarani with floodwater receding in these rivers. Flood water in Baitarani river which had marginally crossed the danger level at Akhuapada has already receded and flowing below danger level,

Raja Parba, a three-day festival in Odisha

Raja Parba: It is based on the belief that Mother Earth menstruates for those three days and she is given a ceremonial bath on the fourth day. For those three days, no agricultural activity like ploughing or sowing takes place as Mother Earth is expected

Odisha CM launches 19 industrial projects worth Rs 2,675 cr

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched 19 industrial projects with an investment of Rs 2,675 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 8,953 persons. The Chief Minister performed the ground-breaking ceremony for 12 new industrial projects and inaugurated seven projects through video conferencing