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Monday, January 4, 2010

Orissa Govt. Launches e-Registration of Land Records

The Orissa Government on Monday has launched e-Registration of land records. The era of e-governance entered into the state, the state government introduced the online registration of land records, it is in the interest of the people. Now the hassle-free sale and purchase of land through e-governance in the state is possible.

The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the e-Registration project in the capital on Monday. e-Registration activities will be carried by the E-Governance Services Ltd, which is jointly formed by Orissa Computer Application Centre and Industrial Development Corporation. The e-registration of lands records will help the people to adopt easy way of registering their land records through online and e-governance. However, the stamp vendors of the state are reportedly opposing the project.
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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Common Admissions Test (CAT) re-test on Jan 30 & 31

The Common Admissions Test (CAT) re-test is to be held on January 30 & 31, 2010. Due to the software glitches in the exam system around 2000 students could not appear the CAT exam. Now they can appear the CAT re-test. The results of the CAT re-test may be declared in the month of February 2010.

The exam conductor of the phase 11 CAT re-exam is likely to intimate the selected students to appear the re-examination. It is expected that the selected students may get the details about the exam by January 10, 2010. From November 28 to December 8, 2009, the first phase of the CAT exam was conducted across India. CAT scoring the essential for the management aspirants, good score in the CAT exam will decide their admission into various reputed management institutes.
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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Central Empowered Committee asks Orissa Govt details on 602 Mines

The Central Empowered Committee (CEC), appointed by Supreme Court of India, has asked the state government the details about all the 602 mines. The Orissa government is to submit the details about all the mines to CEC by February 15, 2010. PV Jayakrishnan is heading the CEC.

According to media reports, the state government said that out of the total 602 mines in the state, 274 are in operation and closed mines number are 139. And 189 have applied for renewal of the mining leases in the state. Mining laws violations were reported in the state, which could the major reason for the directive from the CEC.
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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Govt of India asks POSCO India to file fresh proposal for its Orissa SEZ

The Government of India has asked Posco India Pvt Ltd, the arm of South Korean Steel maker to apply fresh application for setting up SEZ in Orissa. The Posco project has been held up since 2005, the year it signed MoU with the Orissa State government.

Due to protest by local people, Posco India has been problem in acquiring around 4,000 acres of land. Posco is scheduled to set up 12 million-tonnes project with Special Economic Zone status in Orissa. On Wednesday, Posco India Pvt Ltd is asked to file Form A - afresh application for setting up the 12 mtpa plant in Orissa.
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Saturday, November 14, 2009

5,567 Lecturers, Readers, and Professors to get Revised Pay

The Orissa Government has decided to implement UGC pay-scale for university and government college faculties. This decision was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday evening.

The cabinet has also approved to set up 2,631 new schools and upgrade 5,616 others schools. The state government plans to recruit 17,820 teachers (sikhya sahayakas) for the schools. The Chief Secretary T N Mishra briefed media about decisions were taken in the cabinet meeting.

After the cabinet's approval, the 5,567 lecturers, readers and profession working in the government universities and colleges will get their revised pay as per the Sixth Pay Commission. The cabinet has also decided to regularize the services of 326 nurses, those were appointed on Ad hoc basis. Besides, the cabinet has also approved to give government assistance to 167 madrasas.
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Friday, November 13, 2009

Gujarat State Petronet Ltd to Lay Gas Pipeline to Orissa from Gujarat

Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (GSPL) the gas distribution subsidiary of Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) is planning to lay gas planning to expand its business in eastern India. In order to make the plan successful its business in Orissa, the GSPL will lay a gas pipeline from Gujarat to Orissa.

According to company sources, the project of gas pipeline to Orissa from Gujarat, is expected to complete in three years and cost around Rs 6,000 crore. The work will be started after getting approval from the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB).

Seeking the approval, The GSPL has already submitted an 'expression of interest' in this regard to the PNGRB. The pipe line will start from Surat, Gujarat to Indian Oil Corporation refinery at Paradip in Orissa. The pipeline will be laid along 124 kilometers in length from Surat to Paradip.
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Monday, November 2, 2009

Indian IT Sector is Recovering from Global Slowdown

The India IT sector is slowly recovering from the global slowdown. The software export is increasing and there are signs of recovering. Indian IT sector was one of the worse affected sectors due to the global financial crisis. Nasscom has projected a mere 4-7% export growth.

The recovery from the patches of the global downturn is a good sign for the students and job aspirants. The positive side of this that there may the more job opportunities by the next year. The IT majors may go for hiring candidates and it is expected as the marker is back on track again.

This is a sign of recovering from the global downturn and major IT companies in India may go for fresh recruitment next year. There is rise in IT spending this year and it would increase more by next year. Experts also believe that the export of Indian IT companies will rise and the export of software would be on rise by next year.
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