Jharsuguda per capita highest at Rs 49,021, N’rangpur’s lowest at Rs 14,700

The PCPIR has been approved with a Viability Gap Funding of Rs 716 cr by Government of India

The Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco) is in talks with National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) and Environmental Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) to prepare environment impact assessment (EIA) for the PCPIR (petroleum, chemicals and petrochemicals investment region) hub in the state.

BHUBANESWAR: Dr H R Bustard, an international expert on turtles and crocodiles and their population ecology, said it is perfectly natural for Olive Ridley turtles to miss mass nesting.

Villagers have seen how parts of Kendrapara district were saved during super cyclone

For Niranjan Swain, a 62-year-old farmer of Badakota village of Odisha’s Kendrapara district, growing crops is just as important as making a ritualistic patrolling around a 25-acre patch of land, where he and his fellow villagers are creating a mangrove forest – a bio-shield against sea erosion.

Acute water shortage plagues about 48 seaside villages, with a population of around two lakh, in Mahakalapada and Rajnagar blocks of Kendrapada district.

Projects of JSW Steel, JGreen referred to HLCA

The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) has approved the change in project site of Tata Power's 2000 Mw coal-fired plant to Begunia in Khurda district.

Large number of locals protested the illegal sand mining at river Luna of Basapur village under Patkura police limits here on Tuesday.

Fishermen have sought intervention of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to stop setting up of the proposed Posco captive port near the Jatadhari river mouth.

The 480-km coastline of Odisha continues to battle sanitation issues with the mechanised cleaning proposal of the Tourism Department yet to take off.

Eight million people affected, 17 lives lost; Ganjam bears brunt of cyclone

Cyclone Phailin, which made a landfall on the southern coast of Odisha at around 8:30 pm on Saturday at a windspeed of 200 km an hour, affected a cultivable area of 0.5 million hectares and damaged 80 per cent of the power transmission infrastructure in the coastal areas.