Mining activities to be legitimate economic activity in Odisha

With a large number of mines remaining closed in Odisha due to lack of statutory clearances, both the state and the central governments on Monday resolved to make mining activities here a legitimate economic activity by complying with all such requirements.

JK Mohapatra new Chief Secretary of Odisha

Odisha government on Saturday appointed 1979 batch IAS officer Jugal Kishore Mohapatra as the next Chief Secretary.