State

Naveen launches 'Sudakhya' to encourage girl students opt for technical education

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched 'Sudakhya', 
a programme with an objective to encourage girl students opt for technical education and skills development.

The programme aimed at creating self employment opportunities for them would be in 
operation for two years 2017-18 and 2018-19.

The government will ensure that at least 5,000 women and girl students take admission in 48 government ITIs during the two years.The government has targeted to increase the number of girl students in the ITIs from the present 7 to 30 per
cent .

Under the programme women and girls who have passed class X examination can take 
admission. Students who have cleared class eight exam can also enroll themselves under the programme depending upon the trade.

50 kg ganja seized, 3 held from Basta rly station

Balasore : Excise officials of seized 50 kg of ganja and arrested three persons, including a women, from Basta railway station in Balasore district th...

Cyclonic Circulation To Bring More Showers In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited rains finally lashed Odisha on Thursday bringing much needed respite from the scorching summer heat. The showers were tr...

Maiden air service between Bhubaneswar-Raipur begins

Bhubaneswar: The much awaited maiden air service between Bhubaneswar and Raipur of Chhatisgarh kicked off from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPI...

Matric Supplementary Exam Begins In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The annual matric supplementary examination began Friday amid tight security arrangements in Odisha. The exams will continue till June 29...