Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jharana Pradhan Versus State of Odisha & Others dated 19/02/2019 regrding Industrial Development Corporation (IDCO) while creating Land Bank for establishment of industries and allied purposes had applied to the State Government through the Collector, Keonjhar District, Odisha for providing 306.670 decimals of land, most of which are forest land being recorded as Kisam Gramya Jungle.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Niranjan Pradhan & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding encroachment of 25 acres of revenue forest land by a crusher unit, Keounjhar District, Odisha.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/11/2018 regarding illegalities involved in the mining lease of Sarda Mines Private Limited, District Keonjhar, Orissa.

The Supreme Court on 2 Aug 2017, imposed a 100% penalty on illegal mining on account of lack of forest and environment clearances, mining outside lease/permitted area and for encroachment beyond the mining area in Odisha. The 100% penalty will be levied on the miners’ total value of illegal extracts over the years. Read full text of this 114-page verdict

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal of Rs 432 crore water supply project for Berhampur to address the problem of acute drinking water shortage in the Silk City.

At Least 2,175 people died in road accidents in the industrial and mining districts of Sundargarh and Keonjhar, under western range of police, from January 2013 to August 2016.

Keonjhar: A cluster of tribal settlements in the remote hills of mineral-rich Keonjhar district saw light some years ago, thanks to the rural electrification drives of the state and the Centre.

Number of people affected has crossed 500 with 375 samples from the town of Barbil alone testing positive for dengue virus

DESPITE claims of the State Government that poverty has gone down in Odisha because of successful implementation of different welfare programmes, 32.59 per cent of the State’s population remains b

Bhubaneswar: The state government on Thursday announced a Rs 900-crore plan for strengthening drinking water system in rural areas.

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