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NTPC AGM conferred with PR Hall of Fame Award

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 18, 2021 Manjul Tewari, Additional General Manager (Corporate Communications), NTPC Bhubaneswar, has been awarded with the PR Hall of Fame Award for his significant contribution to the public relations profession. Goa Governor PS Sridharan Pillai presented the award to Tewari at the 15th PRCI Global Conclave being held in Goa from September 17. Tewari heads the ...

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JSPL celebrates Viswakarma Puja at Angul amid COVID restrictions

TBB BUREAU ANGUL, SEPT 17, 2021 Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) observed Lord Vishwakarma Puja at its Angul Plant premises on Friday. JSPL Angul Executive Director Damodar Mittal, Executive Director Sabyasachi Bandyopadhya and CHRO Pankaj Lochan attended the Vedic puja rituals held at the Plate Mill area of the plant and prayed for the wellbeing of all the workforce ...

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Indian Railways launches Kaushal Vikas Yojana

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 17, 2021 Indian Railways on Friday launched Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to impart skill training to youth in remote areas. Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw launched the RKVY under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana through videoconference from New Delhi. Under this scheme, the Ministry will also set up mobile skill training units to improve reach ...

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Amresh Kumar takes over as OHPC Managing Director

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 17, 2021 Amresh Kumar has taken over as the Managing Director of Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd.(OHPC), a Gold rated State PSU on Thursday. Prior to the new assignment, Kumar was serving as the Managing Director at Punatsangchhu-II Hydro power Authority, Bhutan. He was responsible for developing and executing the 1020 MW Hydroelectric Project in Inter-Government ...

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Odisha CM lauds NABARD’s RIAS scheme

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 16, 2021 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today lauded the newly launched scheme Rural Infrastructure Assistance to States (RIAS) of NABARD, hoping that the scheme would increase project based financing for various projects like roads, bridges and in-stream storage structure. The Chief Minister said this during a meeting with NABARD Chairman Dr. G.R. Chintala, who called ...

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Odisha Govt urges NABARD to increase loan assistance to Rs 10,000 crore

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 16, 2021 The Odisha government on Thursday urged the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to increase its loan assistance to Rs 10,000 crore for different schemes in the state. During an interactive session between the state government and NABARD at the Lok Seva Bhawan here today, Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra said that there ...

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Odisha CM inaugurates Utkal Alumina’s Rs 1,500 crore refinery expansion project at Kashipur

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 16, 2021 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated the expansion of the existing Alumina refinery of Utkal Alumina located at Kashipur in Rayagada district. Situated at the tribal hinterland of Odisha, the expansion unit by the Aditya Birla group is built with an investment of Rs 1,500 crore which will improve the refinery’s annual ...

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Dalmia Cement observes World Ozone Day

TBB BUREAU RAJGANGPUR, SEPT 16, 2021 On the occasion of the World Ozone Day on Thursday, Dalmia Cement (India) Limited in association with the Regional Office of Odisha State Pollution Control Board Rourkela (SPCB) organised an awareness programme related to ozone layer protection, and mass tree plantation in Dalmia Vidya Mandir premises, here. SPCB Environmental Engineer Babita Singh graced the ...

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NALCO’s Panchpatmali Bauxite Mine bags Pollution Control Excellence Award

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 16, 2021 NALCO’s Panchpatmali Bauxite Mine has been awarded the prestigious Pollution Control Excellence Award 2021 by the State Pollution Control Board, Odisha, for effective pollution control measures and sound environment management practices. In a function held at the State Pollution Control Board, Odisha in Bhubaneswar, Minister for Forest & Environment Bikram KeshariArukha handed over the ...

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DRDO’s ayurvedic drug ‘Lukoskin’ finds huge takers

PRIYABRAT BISWAL BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 16, 2021 Many patients with Vitiligo or Leucoderma are now turning towards ayurvedic remedies like Lukoskin, developed by government’s premier research agency Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO). Till now, more than one lakh patients suffering from Vitiligo or white patches, have been treated with ‘Lukoskin’ with an average success rate of 70 per cent, said Dr ...

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