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2 KALIA nodal officers suspended

February 9, 2019

By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  Two nodal officers of KALIA were suspended on Friday for irregularities in implementation of the scheme in the district. The nodal officers of Odisso panchayat Nagendra Nath Samantray and Dabur panchayat Raghunath Champia were alleged to have wilfully delayed the beneficiary identification and exclusion process that has affected proper implementation of the scheme. […]

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Defunct projects trip drinking water supply

February 9, 2019

By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Despite Government spending crores of rupees on pipe water projects, thousands of people of Deobhog, Galupada, Chatra and Jayabada villages as well as a few areas under Jagatsinghpur Municipality are yet to get the benefits of the same. The Public Health Engineering Organisation (PHEO) had constructed a water tank at Jagatsinghpur […]

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3 deer killed on rail track in Jagatsinghpur

February 7, 2019

Three deer were crushed to death under rail wheels at Gopalapur on the Cuttack-Paradeep railway line on Sunday night. Reports said that the accident spot Gopalpur comes under the Dhartanga Gada forest area where the rail line has been stretched. Deer and other forest animals usually come to the rail track and move in local […]

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Rs 1 KALIA shock for Jagatsinghpur farmers

February 1, 2019

Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Dhirendra Nath Pati, a poverty-stricken farmer of Jasobantpur in Jagatsinghpur block, got a rude shock after he received Rs 1 in his bank account instead of the promised Rs 5,000 under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. “This is sheer harassment. I was taken aback after receiving only […]

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Jagatsinghpur BJD fumes against union Govt reducing SCs/STs stipend

January 30, 2019

Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: The Jagatsinghpur BJD wing has fumed against union government reducing SCs /STs Student’s stipend amount as well as not providing in time. Speaking to media persons at circuit house here on Sunday state SCs/STs cell convener Bishnu Das informed the BJP led NDA government at center has curtailed stipend amount […]

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Maneka Gandhi opens Ujjwala Utsav at Jagatsinghpur

January 27, 2019

JAGATSINGHPUR: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday inaugurated Ujjwala Swabhiman Utsav held at Ratisingha village in Balikuda through video conferencing. Nearly 2,000 women, who had availed Ujjwala gas connection, participated in the event. Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan was also present along with Maneka during the video […]

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Road Accidents Claim 6 Lives, 11 Injured In Odisha

Road Accidents Claim 6 Lives, 11 Injured In Odisha

January 22, 2019

Kendrapara/Jagatsinghpur/Khurda: Six persons were killed and 11 seriously injured in separate road accidents in Odisha in the early hours of Monday. According to reports from Kendrapara, three persons, including a woman, died on the spot and six others were seriously injured when a Bolero jeep collided head-on with a truck near Kattia Chhak on Cuttack-Chandbali […]

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Jagatsinghpur Farmers Launch Protest Demanding Compensation For Crop Loss

December 22, 2018

Jagatsinghpur: More than hundred farmers staged demonstration in front of the tehsil office today demanding compensation for crops damaged in unseasonal rainfall. According to sources, the farmers claimed that unseasonal rainfall has caused major damage to crops and the administration is yet to take note of the extent of damages. The farmers demanded immediate crop […]

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Jagatsinghpur ryots seek compensation over pest attack

Jagatsinghpur ryots seek compensation over pest attack

December 22, 2018

JAGATSINGHPUR: Crop damage due to frequent natural calamities and pest attacks have hit the farmers below the belt in Jagatsinghpur district. Many of whom have taken crop loans to cultivate their farms are struggling to repay the money after the recent pest attack. Hundreds of farmers of Erasama block, led by CPI leader Sashibhusan Swain, […]

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Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 27, relief-restoration work stepped up

Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 27, relief-restoration work stepped up

October 15, 2018

BHUBANESHWAR: With the recovery of three more bodies on Monday, the death toll in cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood in Odisha rose to 27, even as relief and restoration activities have been stepped up, officials said. The three bodies were found in the worst hit Raigada block of Gajapati district, the officials said. “In […]

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