Report by OD Bureau, Bhubaneswar: E-news Website of I & P R Department has been inaugurated by Minister I & PR and Energy Arun Kumar Sahoo today morning at the office chamber of Secretary, I&PR.
The website can be accessed by the URL http://as1.ori.nic.in/enews and it will provide the current activities and information of various departments of Government of Odisha to public. It will also disseminate new governmental information and will definitely increase public awareness towards government activities, laws, rules, acts etc., Minister Sri Sahoo expressed.
The website will contain daily engagements of Governor and Chief Minister, current news & activities of different departments, tender, advertisement, quotation, recruitment notice, and admission notice released from various departments. It will enhance the transparency of the Government further, Minister I&PR said.
Various Information about I & P R Deptt such as organizational chart, telephone directory, Group Insurance Scheme(GIS) details, AGIR report, accredited journalists of State & district level, Odisha Review, Utkal Prasang, Odisha Reference Annual, State level celebrations, necessary forms such as newspaper form, form for enlistment of press representatives at the state / district /sub-division / block headquarters & other diverse information like photo gallery etc are also available in this site, Principal Secretary, I&PR Sri Pradip Kumar Jena said.
Link to important Portals like Odisha Portal, National Portal of India, edespatch, Odisha Samachar etc is also incorporated. Sri Pradip Kumar Jena, IAS, Principal Secretary, I&PR, Sri Debendra Prasad Das, Director, I&PR, other officials and journalists were present at the inauguration.
This e-news website has been developed & hosted for the users or citizens perspective by National Informatics Centre (NIC) Odisha State Unit, Bhubaneswar. It is designed by Mr. Ashok Kumar Mohanty, Technical Director & Project Co-ordinator, NIC under the able guidance of Mr. S. K. Panda, State Information Officer, NIC Odisha State Unit.