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Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?

Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?
Nutrition Swasth India Swasth Report Cards
Odisha, one of India’s backward states which was once known for its starvation deaths has recently attained the tag of ‘Nutrition Champion’. As India marks National Nutrition Month, we look at the case study from Odisha to know what the state has done over the years to change its grim statistics ...
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Green New Year: Bhubaneswar Steps In 2020 With Green Gifts, That Gives Back to The Environment

Green New Year: Bhubaneswar Steps In 2020 With Green Gifts, That Gives Back to The Environment
News Odisha
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped into the New Year with the ‘Go Green’ campaign, which aims to sensitise people by distributing plant saplings, books, and cotton bags as gifts ...
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New Initiative In Bhubaneswar Offers Meal In Exchange For Plastic Waste

New Initiative In Bhubaneswar Offers Meal In Exchange For Plastic Waste
News Odisha Plastic Waste Waste Management
With an aim to address the problem of increasing plastic waste, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has started an ‘Aahar Scheme’ under which people can go to any of the 11 centres established in Bhubaneswar city and give half a kilogram of plastic waste in exchange for a meal ...
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People In Bhubaneswar Fight For Climate, Ask Government To Declare Climate Emergency

People In Bhubaneswar Fight For Climate, Ask Government To Declare Climate Emergency
News Odisha
People participating in the rally against climate change demanded government action over the emerging environmental concerns and urged for climate emergency to be declared ...
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Bring Your Own Container: Odisha’s Ganjam District Introduces Milk ATMs, Bids Adieu To Plastic Pouches

Bring Your Own Container: Odisha’s Ganjam District Introduces Milk ATMs, Bids Adieu To Plastic Pouches
News Odisha Plastic Waste
Ganjam district in Odisha has introduced milk ATMs to phase out the use of single-use plastics and bring back the tradition of buying milk in one’s own containers ...
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Swasth India: Mamata Scheme For Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups Women In Odisha Extended For Five Years

Swasth India: Mamata Scheme For Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups Women In Odisha Extended For Five Years
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Mamata Scheme was launched by the Odisha government in September 2011 with the aim to reduce maternal and infant mortality by improving the health and nutrition of pregnant and lactating women ...
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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
News Odisha
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
News Odisha
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
News Odisha World Environment Day
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
Menstrual Hygiene News Women's Day Special
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
News Odisha
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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