The State Government is worried over inordinate delay in grant of forest and environmental and exploration clearances for some of the major mines of the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC).
The future of mankind will be protected only when the nature is kept unharmed, viewed environmentalists and intellectuals at an award distribution ceremony held by the House of Nature, Environment
Following tension among protesters and supporters to a proposed capacity expansion project of limestone mines of OCL India Limited, Rajgangpur, a public hearing meeting was postponed on Wednesday.
Odisha, the topmost State in terms of District Minerals Fund (DMF) collection with a total cumulative accrual of Rs 4,453 crore, has missed out on making targeted investments on issues such as heal
Once termed as a blessing for humanity, plastic has now become a curse because of its non-degradable nature and massive use over the years.
The Earth Day is observed on April 22 with the objective of keeping the mother Earth healthy and habitable not only for man but also for all living beings.
For last forty-five years, the author as a doctor has watched the progress and development in medical science from close quarters. Diabetes and cancer stand out prominently among the ailments.
A total of 38,037.40 hectares of forestland have been encroached by private persons in the State, informed Forests and Environment Minister Bijayshree Routray in the State Assembly in response to a
Though the State Forest Department claims that the forest cover of Odisha has developed in the last few years, by citing an aerial photographic survey, it cannot be accepted as true.
The District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) in the State have collected Rs 4,075 crore in the last three years, while only Rs 389 crore was spent over the period.
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