Odisha Current Affairs- May 12, 2023

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Odisha Current Affairs- May 12, 2023

Odisha Current Affairs-May 5, 2023

  1. What is the financial assistance announced by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik for Kendu leaf workers?
  • Rs 111 crore financial assistance for the crop year 2022.
  1. How many Kendu leaf workers will benefit from the second phase of assistance?
  • Over eight lakh Kendu leaf workers of Odisha.
  1. How many districts in Odisha are collecting Kendu leaves?
  • Kendu leaves are being collected in 22 districts.
  1. Why will financial assistance not be distributed to workers of Jharsuguda?
  • Financial assistance will not be distributed to workers of Jharsuguda as the model code of conduct is in force in view of by-poll.
  1. How much financial assistance has been sanctioned for Kendu leaf beneficiaries for the crop season 2022?
  • A record amount of Rs 194 crore has been sanctioned for the Kendu leaf beneficiaries.
  1. Who will benefit from the announcement made by the government?
  • 7.75 lakh Kendu leaf pluckers, 40,000 binders, and the remaining seasonal staff will benefit.
  1. How much financial assistance will each Kendu leaf plucker receive?
  • Each Kendu leaf plucker will receive financial assistance of Rs 1,000 along with Rs 200 and Rs 160 for water bottles and sandals, respectively.
  1. How much financial assistance will each Kendu leaf binder and seasonal worker receive?
  • Each Kendu leaf binder and seasonal worker will receive financial assistance of Rs 1,500.
  • What did President Droupadi Murmu do on the second day of her visit to Mayurbhanj? She visited Similipal Tiger Reserve and undertook a safari ride to see wild animals and the flora and fauna of the national park.
  • Where did the President stay on Thursday night during her visit to Mayurbhanj? She stayed at her house in Rairangpur instead of a government bungalow.
  • Whose birth anniversary did the President pay tribute to at Rairangpur? Former President Giani Zail Singh.
  • Whose birth anniversary did the President pay tribute to at Dandabosh village? Pandit Raghunath Murmu, the inventor of the Ol Chiki script of Santhali language.
  • What did the President do during her visit to Chahala in the core area of Similipal Tiger Reserve? She was served local tribal food and then undertook a safari to see deer, sambhar, and elephants.
  • Where will the President spend the night before attending the convocation of Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo University on Saturday? Baripada.

Odisha Current Affairs-May 5, 2023 developments

  1. What campaign did President Droupadi Murmu launch in Odisha?
  • Answer: She launched the ‘Addiction Free Odisha’ campaign by the Brahma Kumaris Centre at Hatbadra in Mayurbhanj.
  1. What did the President say about addiction during the campaign launch?
  • Answer: She said that addiction is a disorder and a social, economic, physical, and mental curse, causing tension in family and society.
  1. What did the President do during her visit to Mayurbhanj?
  • Answer: She laid the foundation stones of a community center and a skill development center, inaugurated a 100 feet Flag Mast, and spent time with school students and villagers in her in-law’s village.
  1. Where was the community center to be built, and by whom?
  • Answer: The community center was to be built by NABARD at SLS Trust School.
  1. What did the President inaugurate near Badabandha?
  • Answer: She inaugurated a 100 feet Flag Mast by hoisting the Tricolour near Badabandha.

Odisha Current Affairs-May 4, 2023 developments

  1. Who arrived in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on a three-day official visit? Answer: President Droupadi Murmu.
  2. What time did the President land at Badampahar helipad in Mayurbhanj district? Answer: Around 10.25 a.m.
  3. Who welcomed the President upon her arrival in Mayurbhanj district? Answer: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu, and State Minister Prafulla Mallik.
  4. Where did the President visit upon landing at the helipad? Answer: Her in-laws’ village Pahadpur.
  5. What did the President lay at her husband’s statue in Pahadpur? Answer: A garland.
  6. What foundation stones did the President lay in SLS Trust School? Answer: A community centre to be built by NABARD and a skill development centre.
  7. Where will the President launch the Addiction Free Odisha campaign? Answer: Brahma Kumaris Centre, Hatbadra, Satapautia.
  8. What is the President scheduled to inaugurate near Badabandha? Answer: A 100 feet tall flag mast hoisting the national flag.
  9. Where will the President take rest during her visit? Answer: At the inspection bungalow in Rairangpur.

Odisha Current Affairs-May 4, 2023 developments

  1. Who is scheduled to visit her Rairangpur residence and spend some time there on Friday?
  • President Droupadi Murmu.
  1. Where is the President expected to visit after spending time at her residence?
  • Pandit Raghunath Murmu’s village Dandbosh and later the Similipal Tiger Reserve.
  1. Where is the President expected to spend the night?
  • Baripada.
  1. What event is the President scheduled to attend on Saturday?
  • The convocation of Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanjadeo University in Baripada.
  1. Is this the first visit of the President to her home district after assuming office?
  • Yes.
  1. What security measures have been taken in Mayurbhanj district for the President’s visit?
  • About 50 platoons of police force have been deployed at different locations.

Odisha Current Affairs- Dec 6, 2022

1-Odisha FC defeated NorthEast United FC 2-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) 2022–23 match at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, to record three straight victories for the first time this season.

Kalinga Stadium
Kalinga Stadium

2-On Friday, 29 days before it was supposed to expire on December 31, the Speaker of the Odisha Assembly adjourned the Winter Session sine die. After the House passed the Appropriation Bill for the first supplementary budget of Rs 16,800 crore for the fiscal year 2022–2023, Speaker Bikram Keshari Arukha declared sine die adjournment of the House in the absence of opposition BJP and Congress MPs.

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3-On the campaign trail for the Padampur by-election, Naveen Patnaik, the chief minister of Odisha and president of the BJD, criticised the central government, bringing up a number of concerns, including the imposition of an 18% GST on kendu leaf.

Naveen Patnaik
Naveen Patnaik

4-Hockey India launched a Trophy Tour, during which the World Cup trophy will be taken across the nation, with less than 50 days till the commencement of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela.

5-The FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, Hockey India Trophy Tour will officially begin on December 5 with the presentation of the trophy to Hockey India President Dilip Tirkey in Bhubaneswar by Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik.

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6-On January 13, 2023, the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela will start. India, who is hosting the event, will begin their campaign against Spain on January 13 in Pool D along with England, Wales, and Spain.

7-The JSW Group’s Chairman Sajjan Jindal announced in Bhubaneswar that the company is committed to investing Rs 1 lakh crore in Odisha in a number of areas, including a massive greenfield steel factory project in Paradip.

8-According to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the state will soon have a trillion-dollar economy and would serve as a gateway to east and southeast Asia.

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9-Prashant Ruia, Director, Essar Capital, presented Essar’s investment ambitions in the state of Odisha during the third Make in Odisha Conclave ’22.

10-Karan Adani, the CEO of Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd. (APSEZ) in Bhubaneswar, stated that the Adani Group has already invested Rs 7,600 crore in Odisha and that the anticipated capital investment will reach Rs 60,000 crore over the next ten years.

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