Sat Apr 08 2023

✅Odisha in News ➢ Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated an ‘International Craft Summit’ in Jajpur. ➢ World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved USD 100 million loan under Odisha State Capability and Resilient Growth Program. ➢ Odisha won the UN-Habitat's World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission, a 5T initiative of the state. ➢ Aska police station of Odisha's Ganjam district became the country's number one police station. ➢ Gangapur police station in Odisha's Ganjam district has been awarded the second best police station award. ➢ Gold Deposits Found at Different Location in Three Districts of Odisha , including Deogarh, Keonjhar, and Mayurbhanj. ➢ Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the Odisha government aims to make Odisha slum-free by the end of 2023. ➢ Odisha govt launched Anemia eradication programme ‘AMLAN’ ➢ Odisha government observed 10th November as ‘Millet Day’ in the state. ➢ Odisha government to provide free 5 Kg rice per month for one year under the State Food Security Scheme ➢ Dhanu Yatra’ festival, considered to be the world’s largest open-air theatre, began on 27th December in the Western Odisha town of Bargarh. ➢ Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a winter assistance of Rs 146 crore to the needy to protect themselves from the coming winter. ➢ Odisha Govt announces Rs 200 crores relief for drought hit distressed farmers. ➢ Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi inaugurated the Rs 300 crore Angul-Balram rail line connecting Odisha's Talcher Coalfield.