Order of the High Court of Orissa at Cuttack in the matter of Mitra Bhanu Mohapatra & Others Vs Secretary, Road Transport & Highways Government of India & Others dated 09/07/2021.

A Public Interest Litigation was filed drawing attention to the pathetic condition of stretches of the National Highway 215/20 to an extent of 163 kms between Panikoili (starting point) in Jajpur district to Rimuli in Keonjhar district. In this stretch there are apparently three toll plazas at Hasanpur, Khantaghar and Banajodi at fairly short distance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bishweswar Tudu Vs State of Odisha dated 05/03/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganeswar Singh & State of Odisha dated 09/01/2020 regarding illegal sand mining, District Mayurbhanj, Odisha.

This paper is one in a series of briefings that analyse how the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) builds rural households’ resilience to different climate shocks.

BARIPADA: WITH incessant rains lashing the catchment area of Deo river for the last three days,Mayurbhanj district witnessed first flash flood of the season on Tuesday.Vehicular movement along Bala

Forest dwellers inside Odisha’s Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) have put forward their own Community Forest Resource Management and Conservation (CFRMC) plan for vast forest stretches.

Forest Rights Act 2006 recognizes and vests forest rights to the scheduled tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in forests in generations but whose rights could not be recorded.

BARIPADA: In a bid to free the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) from human interference, the forest authorities have this week shifted 35 families living in Jamunagarh village in the core area of the

BALASORE: Forest cover of nearly 160 hectares (ha) in Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) of Mayurbhanj district has been destroyed in the recent fire that lasted for over a week.

The forest fire that erupted in vast forest patches of Similipal National Park in Odisha was nearly brought under control.