Monday , January 17 2022


L V Prasad Eye Institute urges people to pledge for eye donation

Bhubaneswar: The National Eye Donation Fortnight is observed every year from 25th August to 8th September to create public awareness about the importance of eye donation, and to motivate people to pledge their eyes for donation after death. Throughout the year, and more specifically, during this fortnight, L V Prasad Eye …

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BMC reaches out to citizens intensifying dengue prevention activities

Bhubaneswar: Keeping all its wings engaged for dengue prevention activities Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has reached out to its citizens today in an expanded strategy. Team BMC divided in nine groups started intensive awareness in different pockets of its three administrative zones. As per the instruction of Commissioner Sri Sanjaya …

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MGM Foundation Donates EzeCheck Devices to BMC

MGM Foundation Donates EzeCheck Devices

Bhubaneswar: MGM Foundation, the CSR arm of MGM Minerals Limited, today donated 10 EzeCheck devices to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) as its support to make preventive healthcare accessible to people from all walks of life and strengthen public healthcare system. MGM Foundation Directors Shri Pankaj Lochan Mohanty and Shri …

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Vedanta dedicates second COVID Hospital to people of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium and its value-added products, has dedicated second COVID facility to the people of Odisha, developed at Eklavya Model Residential School, in Deogarh. With the new COVID facility at Deogarh, and a similar one at Kalahandi, Vedanta has added 300 critical care beds to …

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Outgoing calls at 1929 Call Centre cross 1 lakh mark

Bhubaneswar: The outgoing calls at the 1929 24X7 COVID Call Centre for the Temple City has crossed the 1 lakh mark. By the day ending yesterday, the call centre, set up by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) at the Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC) of the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limite (BSCL) …

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BMC lists 83 students going abroad to undergo vaccination against COVID

Covid vaccination by students

Bhubaneswar: Keeping vaccination drives for all sections of the society in mind, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced a unique one for students going abroad for higher studies. While 83 students are enlisted after verification of the necessary documents, 19 have already administered the Covishield doses at two designated …

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1929 Call Centre makes 1,839 calls to 645 Red Flag patients

Bhubaneswar: The idea of giving special attention and care to home isolation patients by categorizing them into Red Flag and Green Flag cases has provided a great relief to the health-care delivery system of the COVID-19 affected in the city. From the 1,839 cumulative calls made to 645 Red Flag …

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BMC delivers oxygen concentrators in city

BMC delivers oxygen concentrators

Bhubaneswar: Taking a leaf from the State’s leadership role in supplying medical oxygen to various corners of the nation, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday started taking oxygen concentrators to the doorsteps of the needy, suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty-one concentrators were delivered today, which were pre-booked by …

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