Daily Archives: March 25, 2012

Schemes fail, child labourers up

Efforts by the Labour Department notwithstanding, the number of child labourers in the district has gone up. A fresh survey conducted by the State Labour Institute (SLI), Bhubaneswar, has identified at least 8,598 new child labourers in the district. This is in addition to 17,365 identified in a survey in 2005-06. The survey found maximum

Odisha government to upgrade infrastructre at Budharaja, Ghanteswari attract tourists

The Budharaja hill and the Ghanteswari temple will get facelift as the Odisha government has sanctioned funds for the purpose. The developmental works will be executed by the forest department. The tourism department has sanctioned the funds but the forest department will execute the work, said divisional forest officer Santosh Banchhor. We will execute the