Odisha Government announces stadium, high performance centre for Kho Kho

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik announced that his government will support excellence of Kho Kho and establish a stadium along with a high-performance centre to develop the game. As per the reports, CM Patnaik made this announcement while felicitating the Odisha Juggernauts for “scripting history” by emerging champions at the inaugural edition of the […]

Odisha government seeks GI tag for brass and bell metal

The Odisha government has sought a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Odisha brass and bell metal products at the Registrar of Geographical Indication, Chennai. The GI application for Odisha brass and bell metal has been filed with the Registrar of Geographical Indication, Chennai by Utkalika under the directorate of handicrafts and handlooms. This is the third GI for the handicrafts sector of Odisha […]

Odisha Government Changes decision, allows students to participate in Independence Day celebrations

The Odisha government revised its decision relating to students’ participation in the upcoming Independence Day celebrations in the State. According to the reports, the government has allowed the students to take part in the celebrations on August 15. Earlier School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash stated that as per the guideline issued by […]

Odisha Government to introduce gender equality curriculum soon

Odisha government to integrate gender equality curriculum into the syllabus for students across state government schools to transform their attitudes, aspirations and behaviour. According to the reports, the School Education Department has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-Pal), South Asia, and women rights organisation Breakthrough in […]