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Ban On Paan, Tobacco Inside Odisha’s Jagannath Temple Comes Into Effect

Ban On Paan, Tobacco Inside Odisha's Jagannath Temple Comes Into Effect
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As per the new rule, a devotee found with any of the prohibited items inside the premises of the 12th-century shrine in Odisha will have to pay a penalty of Rs. 500 ...
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Odisha’s Puri Is Taking The Lead In Ensuring Clean Beaches With The #MoBeach Cleanup Campaign

Odisha’s Puri Is Taking The Lead In Ensuring Clean Beaches With The #MoBeach Cleanup Campaign
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Odisha’s Mo Beach cleanup initiative in Puri is aimed at sensitising people about the importance of clean beaches ...
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To Promote Tree Plantation, Bhubaneswar Gifts Upcycled Seed Pens As Souvenirs To Tourists

To Promote Tree Plantation, Bhubaneswar Gifts Upcycled Seed Pens As Souvenirs To Tourists
Odisha Waste Warriors Of India
Ekamra Walkers, Bhubaneswar’s storytellers, distribute plantable pens during heritage and museum trail to promote tree plantation ...
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World Environment Day: Rourkela Steel Plant Decided To Making Steel In Harmony With Nature

World Environment Day: Rourkela Steel Plant Decided To Making Steel In Harmony With Nature
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With an aim to reduce pollution, on World Environment Day Rourkela Steel Plant has decided to become a zero discharge plant soon ...
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Odisha Government Approves Rs 466 Crore For ‘Khushi’ Scheme To Provide Free Sanitary Pads

8 Sanitary Napkins For Just Rs 5? Maharashtra Makes Low Cost Pads A Reality For Rural Women
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Odisha Government approves a fund of Rs 466 crore for Khushi scheme that will be providing free sanitary pads to government and non-government-aided school across the state and benefit approximately 17 lakh girls ...
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Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art On National Youth Day Inspires Youth To Aim For Green Environment

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

Union Minister Launches 'Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin' Initiative In Odisha To Promote Menstrual Hygiene And Employment
Menstrual Hygiene News Odisha
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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Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates A Santa With 10,000 Plastic Bottles To Mark Green Christmas

Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Santa Claus on Puri beach spreads the message, 'Give up plastic items'
Green Christmas
Aiming to create a world record for making the biggest Santa Claus and at the same time spreading a message to fight plastic pollution, Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik uses 10,000 plastic bottles for his latest creation to celebrate Christmas ...
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UNDP And Coca Cola Join Hands With Bhubaneshwar Municipal Corporation To Manage The Plastic Waste In The City

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News Odisha Plastic Waste
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

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Air Pollution Odisha Waste Management
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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Odisha Man Covers Himself In Plastic Bottles And Bags To Spread Awareness About Waste Crisis

Known as the 'Chalta-Phirta' dustbin, Bishnu Bhagat has launched a battle against plastic
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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

National Aluminium Company Limited Advocates For Use Of Aluminium Foil As Alternative To Plastic
News Odisha Plastic Waste
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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