Anyone who books ticket between October 10 – 21 next for travel from December 7, 2018 to – March 30, 2019 can avail the benefit.
The ATM-like smart card, which is named Odyssey City Card, aims to boost the digital payment and help people migrate to a hassle-free cashless society.
As per the directive issued by the concerned department, some plastic products will be banned in six cities including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Berhampur and Puri.
The system allows pedestrians to press a button, activate the red signal and cross the road easily.
According to railway sources, the coaches started moving around 10 pm and had covered a distance of 10 kms without the engine before they were brought to a halt
Between 2011 and 2017, while the state economy expanded by 53 per cent, its real per capita income increased by 42 per cent to an estimated level of Rs 92,727 in 2017-18.