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Odisha Chief Minister dedicated helpline number ‘181 on the eve ofInternational women’s day

Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureau)8/3/17; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched a dedicated helpline number ‘181’ to provide immediate assistance to the fairer sex in the state On the occasion of International Women Day, The new facility was launched at the state level programme organised by Women and Child Development Department here today.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, “It is a day to reassure our commitment for empowerment of women and recognising their increasing role in various fields of life. I congratulate women and call upon them to exercise their rights,” said Patnaik.Official sources said the helpline number 181 would be of great assistance for women to report any kind of atrocities and violence in any part of the state.The helpline number will assist women in getting immediate assistance in any emergency situations,” said Women and Child Development Minister Usha Debi.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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