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What is OeHMIS?

Odisha e-Hospital Management system launched ➢

The state government launched Odisha e-Hospital Management Information System (OeHMIS) in which paperwork would be reduced and diagnostic reports, prescription details and doctor’s advices would be found at the click of a mouse.

➢ The pilot project, launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, will get technical support of the Centre for the Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC).

➢ Under the OeHMIS, patients can be registered online. They can view and download their individual Electronic Health Records through a web portal or mobile app

What is MMKSJ?


What is the CCTNS?

Odisha police has gone digital from January 1, 2018

Out of 612 police stations across the state, 589 police stations have been equipped with the necessary
hardware and software for successful implementation of the project.

Odisha police goes digital with CCTNS

➢ Nearly six to seven manual registers at police station levels will be abolished from January 1, 2018 and all the records were maintained online to avoid duplicity of works
➢ CCTNS (Criminal Tracking and Networking System) is like core banking, all police stations will have to work online while registering cases, station diaries, case diaries and charge sheets.
➢ The investigating officers will also be able to use laptops, tabs and smart phones for accessing the database and generating reports easily.
➢ Through the use of technology, we hope that working of police stations will become more transparent and efficient

GAIL to set up India’s 1st coal-to-gas conversion plant

India’s first plant to convert coal to synthetic gas is to be set up in Odisha under the supervision of state-run gas transmission utility GAIL, the Petroleum Minister


➢ India’s first plant to convert coal to synthetic gas is to be set up in Odisha under the
supervision of state-run gas transmission utility GAIL, the Petroleum Minister
➢ Addressing industry chamber FICCI on the domestic production potential of
hydrocarbons, Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the synthetic gas was expected
to be cheaper than natural gas.
➢ GAIL India is planning to set up a coal-to-synthetic gas plant in Odisha. This
synthetic gas is expected to be cheaper than natural gas
➢ Till now we have not been able to convert any coal to gas. GAIL India is in talks with
the Ministry of Fertiliser for the same as India has a poor record in this area of
developing alternative fuels as a way to cut oil imports

What is the AMA GAON, AMA VIKAS programme?

Odisha govt. launches ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Bikas’ rural programme

➢ Naveen Patnaik’s bid to reach out to people in rural areas, involve them in the development
➢ In a new initiative, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Bikas’ (Our village, Our development) programme from the State Secretariat to reach out to people in rural areas and involve them in the development process
➢ The programme was launched on the occasion of the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik, which is observed as Panchayati Raj Day in the State every year
➢ Mr. Patnaik reminded the people about Biju Patnaik’s contribution to strengthen the Panchayati Raj institutions in the State

Odisha forest department launches app to fight forest fires


Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC)?

Dilip Tirkey appointed OTDC chairman

Former BJD Rajya Sabha member Dilip Tirkey has been appointed as the chairperson of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation.
➢ Former BJD Rajya Sabha member Dilip Tirkey has been appointed as the chairperson of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC)
➢ The former captain of the Indian national hockey team was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha as BJD nominee on March, 22, 2012. His tenure ended on April 2 this year. A Padma Shri awardee, Tirkey was born on November 25, 1977, in Sundargarh district of Odisha.
➢ OTDC (Odisha Tourism Development Corporation) is a state government undertaking,
incorporated in 1979, to promote tourism in the state and operate some of the existing tourist
bungalows and transport fleets on commercial basis

The Singhbhum rock with Zircon


Who inaugurated ODISHA SKILLS 2018 organized by NSDC in Cuttack?

Naveen launches Odisha Skills, Pradhan opens 3 facilities

➢ Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the ‘Odisha Skills 2018’, a State-level chapter of India Skill competition organised by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) coinciding with the Madhu Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Utkalgaurab Madhusudan Das
➢ The two-day competition was joined by nearly 7,000 participants from across the State competing in six sectors and 25 skills in Bhubaneswar
➢ Speaking on the occasion, Patnaik said the competition would give a platform to the students to hone their talents and showcase their skills in the national and international forums

CM Naveen Patnaik has opened Odisha’s second longest bridge over which river?

Name the two endangered languages discovered by linguistic professor at the University of Hyderabad? Where are these two languages predominantly spoken?

OSA has opened “Odisha Public e-library in?

What is the Mo-School initiative?

How much amount has the Centre allocated for the railway infrastructure development in Odisha?

Rs 5252 cr allocated for railway infra development in Odisha

➢ Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had on January 17 placed a demand of Rs 6,500 crore before the Centre for railway infrastructure development during 2018-19 fiscal.
➢ Patnaik’s demanded included metro rail lines for the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, six new rail lines for Brahmapur-Phulbani-Sambalpur, Bargarh-Nuapara via Padmapur, Bhadrachalam-Malkangiri,
Talcher-Gopalpur, Gopalpur-Sangapur road and Lanjigarh-Talcher.
➢ The ruling BJD, however, criticised the BJP led NDA government for ignoring the state government’s demands in the 2018-19 budget. “They have ignored the demands made by the state. After all, Indian Railways earns about Rs 15,000 crore from Odisha every year

NABARD has recently sanctioned Rs 372.51 crore loan assistance under the RIDF (Rural
Infrastructure Development fund) to Odisha

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