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CM announces one-time honorarium of Rs 20,000 for ASHA workers

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 for purchasing umbrella, bicycle and torch light for ASHA workers.Also, the assistance of the ASHA workers has been increased from Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000.Nearly 47,000 ASHA workers would be benefited in the State.
Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) is a trained female community health activist. Selected from the community itself and accountable to it, they are trained to work as an interface between the community and the public health system. 

Five elephants swept away in Mahanadi

Cuttack: As many as five elephants were swept away in Mahanadi river near Mundali in Cuttack district while they were trying to cross the river early ...

Mahanadi Tribunal hearing: Ch'garh, Maha seek 8 weeks to respond

Bhubaneswar: The Mahanadi River Water Dispute Tribunal today conducted the maiden hearing in the long standing dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh...

Naveen takes aerial survey of three flood-hit districts

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took an aerial survey of the situation in the flood-affected districts of Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayaga...

Youth hacked to death by brother-in-law in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A 24-year-old youth was allegedly hacked to death by his brother in law at Shaidabada village under Haripur panchayat in Bhadrak district on ...