Shri Naveen Patnaik

Hon'ble Chief Minister of Odisha

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About Organization

The Odisha Government Press is a service organisation of State of Odisha established in the year 1936, with an aim to meet the Printing, Stationery & Machinery needs of all departments of Govt. and Govt. Offices of the entire State. Until 1936, Govt. Press was under the jurisdiction of erstwhile Bihar-Odisha State. In the year 1936, when Orissa became a separate State, some machineries, equipments and personnel were transferred from Patna to Cuttack. A tiny press started in a small room at Choudhury Bazar, Cuttack. Subsequently, when the demand increased, it was felt to develop the Press to a bigger entity to cope-up the increasing demand of printing. So the Govt. Press was shifted to Buxibazar and started functioning in a big building. At a later stage, the press was shifted from Buxibazar to Madhupatna during the year 1977, and started functioning in its own building. In the year 1981, the Govt. Press was declared as Heads of Department and named as “Directorate of Printing, Stationery & Publication”. Now it comes under the administrative control of Commerce Department, Govt. of Orissa. For smooth discharging of printing and other service responsibilities, the Odisha Government Press is having four major Units viz. Press Proper (PP) Unit, Forms Press Unit, Publication and Sales Unit and School of Printing & Allied Trades Unit. Apart from these, there are 8 nos. of Branch Presses, located at different places of Orissa viz. Bolangir, Keonjhar, Deogarh, Bhawanipatna, Chhatrapur, Khandapara, Sectt. Branch Press, Bhubaneswar and Rajbhawan Press,Bhubaneswar functioning under the control of Director, Printing, Stationeries & Publication, Orissa, Cuttack.

ACTIVITIES DETAILS

This Directorate is rendering the following essential Services to the Government as well as Public.

  1. Prints huge and voluminous jobs of statutory, obligatory and non-obligatory nature timebound jobs like Gazette, Budget document both annual and supplementary, Plan/Non-Plan documents Volume I and II, A. G. Reports (Appropriation Accounts, Finance Accounts, Civil, Revenue, Commercial and C. A. G. Reports),different Bills of O. L. A., O. L. A. debates, Activities and Annual Reports. Judicial and Pay-Commission Report, Government Diary, Calendar, Indian Law report, Statutory Rules of Law Department, P. A. C. Reports, Pads, Envelopes of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Ministers, M. L. As. and His Excellency, Governor and supply to the Departments in time. The details description pertainning to various Departments to govt. are annexed at A-1.

  2. Forms Unit caters 4,800 varieties of standard forms under 42 schedules to the needs of about 6,500 Indenting Officers of the State.

  3. In pursuance of the decision taken by the Government the Directorate of Printing, Stationery and Publication, Cuttack has set up Orissa Gazette Publication Cell to publish notifications /Orders / Resolutions/Press notes etc. through Government website i.e. (www.orissa.gov.in). This Cell has been fully made operational from Dec. 2004 and has been rendering G2G(Govt. to Govt.), G2C(Govt. to Citizens), G2B(Govt. to Bodies) services as well as cater their needs uninterruptedly.

  4. The Publication Unit publish 40,000 Numbers of Government Diaries, 3,00,000 small calendars, 1,00,000 sheet calendars, 3,000 mount calendars and distributes to the public as well as Government timely every year.

  5. Approx. 7,000 Numbers of Gazettes are published and distributed to Government and Public.

  6. The School of Printing and Allied Trades imparts Training to 156 numbers of apprentices under Printing and Engineering Trade Groups.

The Press also executes thousands of varieties of non-obligatory and statutory obligatory nature of works of different Government Departments timely every year.

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