Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the renovated pond and park in the silk city, Berhampur on Monday. As per the sources, the Odisha CM extended his statement by saying that the pond will get a special place in the tourism map of Ganjam and showed gratitude to the residents of Berhampur for their cooperation.
COVID-19 Vaccine Likely to Reach Odisha by January 30
As informed by Health Minister Naba Das on Monday, the vaccine for COVID-19 is likely to reach Odisha on January 30. As per the regulations, the frontline workers and the health workers will get the first dose of the vaccine. In the second phase, elderly persons will be administered the vaccine.
Land Owners in Bhubaneswar Get Extortion Threats
On Monday, some landowners in the city approached the Bhubaneswar DCP seeking help against the extortion threat of Rs. 1 Crore for the possession of the land owned by them. As per the sources, the owners complained that after having all the formal documents, they are still facing such extortion threats.
State Brings Fire Service under Mo Sarkar Initiative
The state has brought the Fire service under Mo Sarkar initiative, which is an initial step taken by the Odisha government to strengthen the delivery system’s benefits in Odisha. As per the sources, the computer application centre of Odisha has begun to take feedback from the citizens in this regard.
Vegetable Farmers in Baripada Seek Compensation against Crop Loss
The vegetable farmers in Baripada from Bada Khiripada and Khandadeulia villages on Monday protested by sitting in a hunger strike in front of the Mayurbhanj collectorate by demanding compensation against the crop loss by elephant herds. As per the sources, the district collector assured the farmers that this matter would be considered soon.
Truckers of Talcher Threat to Stop the Transportation of Coal
On Monday, the truckers of Talcher threatened to stop coal transportation by rail from January 11, if the administration does not allow them to transport more coal in trucks. The truck owners have submitted a memorandum in this regard to the collector of Angul on Monday.
Steel City Residents Suffering Due to Bad Roads
Rourkela has undertaken the repair work of the roads keeping in mind the Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023. However, it seems that the streets are getting into bad conditions due to which the residents are suffering. As per the sources, a project for the road construction will be implemented soon by the government.