Sudarsan Pattnaik wins Gold Medal in Sand Art Contest in Russia

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Wednesday won gold medal in an international sand art championship in Russia. He made sand art "Mahatma Gandhi sculpture for non-violence and peace" -- in the contest. "I have won gold medal in the championship. It is a proud moment for me," Mr Pattnaik told PTI from Moscow.
The week-long sand sculpture competition had started on April 21 at Kolomenskoye, Moscow, he said. Twenty top sculptors from across the world displayed their sculptures. He has participated in more than 50 international sand sculpture championships across the world and won many awards for the country. He has also got the fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri in 2014. Mr Pattnaik runs a sand art school at Puri beach in Odisha.

OPGCL Recruitment 2016 for GM, AGM, DGM, Managers and other post

Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGCL), a State Power Generation Company Utility invites online applications for recruitment of for  following posts from bright, young, energetic candidaes to join OPGC : 
1. General Manager : 03 posts in various disciplines
2.  AGM  : 03 posts in various disciplines
3. DGM : 01 post
4. Sr. Manager : 09 posts in various disciplines
5. Technical Assistant to MD OPGC : 01 post
6. Manager : 09 posts in various disciplines
7. Deputy Manager : 07 posts in various disciplines
8. Assistant Manager : 01 post
9. Tenure Based Contractual Positions
10. Sr. Assistant Manager : 01 post
11. Assistant Manager   : 01 post
How to Apply : Eligible and intereste candidates should go through detail notification and Apply Online at OPGC website on or before 25/04/2016 only.
Last date: 25th April 2016

27 people killed in Deogarh bus Accident in Odisha

In Odisha, at least 27 persons, including women and children, were killed after a bus carrying members of an opera troupe fell 200 feet off a hill in Deogarh district on Sunday.  Members of Bharati Gana Natya, the opera party, were returning after a performance in Dengurjhar village of Tileibani block when the mishap took place around 7 PM on Sunday.
The bus skidded off Gayal Ghat and nose dived into the ravine. Deogarh Superintendent of Police said, twenty seven bodies were recovered from the accident site. Chief Minister sNaveen Patnaik expressed deep grief over the incident and ordered to expedite rescue operation. He directed the administration to ensure free medical treatment to the injured.

PM greets the people of Odisha on Utkal Diwas

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Odisha on Utkal Diwas. 
On Utkal Diwas, I convey my greetings to the kind and industrious people of Odisha and hope that Odisha's development will attain new heights”, the Prime Minister said. 

OPSC Recruitment 2016 for 179 Ayurvedic Medical Officers

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has issued notification for the recruitment of 179 Ayurvedic Medical Officer vacancies in Group-B of State Service under Health & Family Welfare Department. Eligible candidates can apply online from 19-02-2016 to 18-03-2016 by 11:59 P.M. 
Job Post: Ayurvedic Medical Officer
Total Post: 179 Post
Qualification: Candidates should possess Bachelor’s Degree in Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) or equivalent degree from a recognized University/ Institution.
Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based on written test.
Application Fee: Candidates should pay Rs. 300/- to be deposited at any branch of State Bank of India using Online Challan (pay-in slip). No Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.
How to Apply: Eligible candidates can apply online through the website from 19-02-2016 to 18-03-2016 by 11:59 P.M and send their printed copy of online application along with copies of required documents & certificates and application fee of challan by Registered/ Speed Post to the Special Secretary, Odisha Public Service Commission, 19, Dr.P.K. Parija Road, Cuttack – 753001 on or before 31-03-2016 till 05:00 PM.
Last date: 31st March 2016
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