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Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art On National Youth Day Inspires Youth To Aim For Green Environment
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Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art On National Youth Day Inspires Youth To Aim For Green Environment

On the occasion of Swami Vivekananda's 156th birth anniversary which is also celebrated as National Youth Day, Padma Shri Awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik created sand art at Puri beach in Odisha on the theme of 'Green environment' to inspire the youth ...
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Union Minister Launches 'Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin' Initiative In Odisha To Promote Menstrual Hygiene And Employment
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Union Minister Launches ‘Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin’ Initiative In Odisha To Promote Menstrual Hygiene And Employment

Odisha recently launched sanitary pad manufacturing units as part of 'Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin' to promote menstrual hygiene among women and create employment opportunities for them ...
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UNDP And Coca Cola Join Hands With Bhubaneshwar Municipal Corporation To Manage The Plastic Waste In The City

To help Bhubaneshwar tackle plastic waste, UNDP, Coca-Cola and BMC have signed a memorandum for introducing ‘Swachhta Kendra’ that aims to ensure collection and segregation of all types of plastic waste from various sources ...
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5,000 Compressed Bio Gas Plants Will Be Set Up By 2023: Dharmendra Pradhan

Government intends to move towards Gas based economy by increasing the share of natural gas in India’s energy basket from present 6-7 per cent to 15 per cent by the year 2022 ...
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Known as the 'Chalta-Phirta' dustbin, Bishnu Bhagat has launched a battle against plastic
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Odisha Man Covers Himself In Plastic Bottles And Bags To Spread Awareness About Waste Crisis

Dressed in polythenes and plastic bottles, 36-year-old Bishnu Bhagat from Mayurbhanj district in Odisha is on a mission to spread awareness on plastic waste in a unique way ...
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National Aluminium Company Limited Advocates For Use Of Aluminium Foil As Alternative To Plastic
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National Aluminium Company Limited Advocates For Use Of Aluminium Foil As Alternative To Plastic

Speaking at a ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ event, CMD (Chairman cum Managing Director) of National Aluminium Company Limited said that use of aluminium foil as an alternative to plastic packaging is eco-friendly and can be recycled ...
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Berhampur Municipal Corporation Areas Have Become Open Defecation Free: Ganjam Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange
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Berhampur Municipal Corporation Areas Have Become Open Defecation Free: Ganjam Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange

After declaring Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) areas Open Defecation Free, Ganjam Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange appealed to the people to shun plastic and use cotton bags to keep the environment clean ...
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Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Odisha Continues To Be One Of The Worst Performers On Sanitation Front

With only a year left for India to become 100 per cent Open Defecation Free (ODF), only 2 out of 30 districts and four out of 103 urban local bodies in Odisha have gone ODF ...
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Programme ‘Clean E-Bhubaneswar’ Led To Collection And Proper Disposal Of Several Tonnes Of E-Waste In The City
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Programme ‘Clean E-Bhubaneswar’ Led To Collection And Proper Disposal Of Several Tonnes Of E-Waste In The City

The 'Clean E-Bhubaneswar' programme, undertaken with the support of International Finance Corporation (IFC) and European Union, is being implemented by IFC under IFCEU Eco-Cities Programme to address Bhubaneswar's e-waste management challenge ...
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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation plans to appoint separate sanitation agencies for five to six wards
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As Bhubaneswar Struggles With Waste Management, Civic Body Proposes Revamping Cleanliness Efforts

After performing poorly in Swachh Survekshan 2018, Bhubaneswar’s civic body will create ward packages for the city to improve waste management and sanitation ...
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Odisha to spend Rs 5,000 crore to plant two crore saplings on the banks of Mahanadi
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To Rejuvenate Odisha’s Lifeline Mahanadi River, State To Plant 2 Crore Saplings In Over 1000 Villages

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the Green Mahanadi Mission on July 24 to end soil erosion and recharge groundwater reserves of Mahanadi river ...
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Odisha’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Announces Plastic Ban In The State From Gandhi Jayanti
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Odisha’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Announces Plastic Ban In The State From Gandhi Jayanti

From October 2, Odisha aims to embark on the plastic-free mission, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a plastic ban to be implemented in phases through the state over a period of two years ...
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