Rasagola of Odisha has received the geographical indication tag from the Registrar of Geographical Indication

The rasagola, a popular dessert of Odisha, has received the geographical indication tag from the Registrar of Geographical Indication after years of controversy around the sweet. What was the controversy? Both Odisha and West Bengal have been contesting the origin of the rasagola. In November 2017, West Bengal was granted the GI tag for its own ‘Banglara … Continue reading Rasagola of Odisha has received the geographical indication tag from the Registrar of Geographical Indication

Various Welfare Schemes of Government of Odisha

1. ‘Khushi’ scheme Odisha government launched this scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the state. This is to empower women. The scheme will be implemented by the health and family welfare department of the state at a cost of 70 crore per year. Free sanitary pads to 1.7 million girl students … Continue reading Various Welfare Schemes of Government of Odisha

Major Initiatives/ Schemes of Odisha Government in 2018

In 2018 the Odisha Government launched number of schemes. Let's have a quick look.. 1. KALIA Objective: to provide financial assisstance to farmers and insulate them from vagaries of nature and other factors. Covering all the over 30 lakh small and marginal farmers of the state. Financial assisstance of Rs 10000 per family will be … Continue reading Major Initiatives/ Schemes of Odisha Government in 2018

Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation: KALIA

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday (21-12-2018) announced a comprehensive scheme, Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA), for overall development of farmers, particularly in the small and marginal sections. In this scheme the odisha Government will spend Rs 10,180 crore over a period of three years till 2020-21. Details of the Scheme 1. … Continue reading Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation: KALIA

The Startup Ranking 2018: Odisha Declared Top Performer

1. Odisha has been declared ‘Top Performer’ in the Startup Ranking-2018 which was announced by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) at New Delhi. 2. This is the first-ever ranking of States on 38 parameters relating to their respective startup ecosystem besides feedback from a large number of beneficiaries. The key objective of the … Continue reading The Startup Ranking 2018: Odisha Declared Top Performer