➡️ Odisha received an investment of over Rs 1.25 crore since February 2020 despite COVID 19 pandemic.
➡️ ANMs of Niali CHC staged protest in front of the hospital; refused to administer Covid vaccine demanding job regularization and pay hike.
➡️ As many as 8,675 beneficiaries have been administered Covid vaccine till 3 PM in Odisha.
➡️ Chitrakonda BDO of Malkangiri district, Jharigaon BDO of Nabarangpur district and JE of Jharigaon block suspended for their involvement in corruption.
➡️ Odisha Government will soon come up with a portal for online admission of students under Economically Weaker Section reservation category.
➡️ Odisha reports 1 new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Toll mounts to 1899.
➡️ A sanitary worker of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar was first to administer Vaccination in the Capital City.
➡️ Cold wave returns to Odisha; Phulbani coldest place at 5.8 degree Celsius.
➡️ ECoR to extend running of 21 pairs of special trains originating from its jurisdiction up to the last week of March, 2021.
➡️ Odisha BJP to gherao Revenue Divisional Commissioner Office on January 21 over use of token system in Paddy Procurement.
➡️ Bhubaneswar reports 4 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours including 2 quarantine, 2 local contact cases; taking the total positive cases to 31784 in the Capital City.
➡️ 230 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the disease in Odisha in the last 24 hours. The total recovered cases of Odisha now stand at 329318.
➡️ The total number of persons found positive with the UK strain of COVID-19 is 116: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
➡️ As many as 1,91,181 beneficiaries vaccinated today; No case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported so far. 16,755 personnel were involved in organising COVID-19 vaccination sessions: Health Ministry.
➡️ 3,129 healthcare workers of Indian Army received first dose of COVID19 vaccine today: Army Officials.
➡️ Serum Institute of India produced COVISHIELD was supplied to all States/UTs. Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN was supplied to 12 States: Health Ministry.
➡️ Pune: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla receives a shot of Covishield vaccine manufactured by his company.
➡️ Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with startups during ‘Prarambh: StartUpIndia International Summit’.
➡️ PM Modi announces Rs 1,000 crore Startup India seed fund, launches weekly TV show Startup Champions to be telecasted on DD.
➡️ The 51st International Film Festival of India begins in Panaji today. Actor Sudeep was present at the opening ceremony as the Chief Guest.
➡️ Naxal with Rs 8 lakh bounty on his head killed in the forest region between Kutru and Ketulnar areas in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district.
➡️ Kerala reports 5,960 fresh COVID19 cases and 5,011 recoveries today.