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There have been extreme weather events in the form of heavy rains in some parts of the country which affected the standing crops.

A TRAFFIC analysis finds a significant increase in reported poaching of wild animals in India during the lockdown period that is not restricted to any geographical region or state or to any specific wildlife area.

Micronutrient deficiency continues to affect sizeable sections of the global population in India and this “hidden hunger” extracts a substantial toll in terms of morbidity, mortality, reduced economic productivity and poor quality of life from those who are affected.

The Governor of Odisha promulgated the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 on April 7, 2020. The Ordinance amends the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. The Act provides for the prevention of the spread of dangerous epidemic diseases.

The Government of Odisha has come out with an exclusive document ‘Climate Budget’ which depicts the proportion of budget allocated for mitigating climate change. The document was presented in the Odisha Legislative Assembly on the occasion of the recent budget session of Odisha, commenced from 14 Feb 2020.

This compilation of case studies from the central eastern tribal states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand is an attempt to bring together practices and experiences of forest dependent communities of managing and governing their resources.

The Government of Odisha is the first State in India to initiate the concept of Nutrition Budgeting in the Financial Year (FY) 2020-21. The analysis follows a multi-sectoral approach that deals with both Nutrition Specific (direct nutrition centric) and Nutrition Sensitive (indirect nutrition centric) schemes and interventions.

The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

Sericulture farms in India’s northeastern state of Assam, are suddenly witnessing a rush of female workers. Improved connectivity of villages is a major reason for this transformation.

The Fifth State Finance Commission was constituted by the Governor under the provisions of Article-243-I and 243-Y of the Constitution of India, read with Section 3 and 8 of Odisha Finance Commission (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1993 (Odisha Act 28 of 1993) vide Notification No.15340FIN-BUD6-SFC-0002-2018/F dated 5th May, 2018to recommend on

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