rourkela news

Task force formed to make Odisha slum free

With the objective to make the State slum-free, the State Government has constituted Odisha Slum Development Task Force under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Bijay Kumar Patnaik. According to official sources, OSDTF would help in resource mobilisation through multilateral and bilateral funding agencies and promotion of convergence by removing interdepartmental and interagency bottlenecks. In the

Pollution board takes steam out of Rourkela steel

Rourkela Steel Plant closed down one of its sinter units and a boiler in the captive power plant (CPP) on Monday after the state pollution board refused to allow them to function any more. According to RSP sources, the closure will cut down its steel production by about 40%. The plant produces at least 7,000