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Odisha has become a power surplus state with 100 new sub-stations set up

Bhubaneswar:26/5/17: Out of 47,677 villages in Odisha, 47,000 villages have been electrified, said Energy minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick while reviewing the achievements of his department

Odisha has become a power surplus state with 100 new sub-stations set up. The loss in commercial electricity has been reduced to 35 percent from 57 percent and more than 2000 employees have received appointment in energy department and its subsidiary institutions, said Mallick during the review.

“While 6,600 transformers have been provided to Power distribution companies (Discoms) till date, 8,400 transformers will be provided to them in coming days. Similarly, the number of transformers distributed has reached to two lakh from 40,000 and has seen an increase of 56,000 in the last three years,” briefed Mallick to media persons.

Similary, Minister of Women and Child Development Department Prafulla Samal also declared the achievements during the review of his department.

He mentioned about success of Mamata Yojana, development of Anganwadi centres and various other infrastructural developments.

Biju Sishu Suraksha Yojana (BSSY), Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY), Women helpline and accomplishment of the State in Nutrition Index, was also mentioned by Samal.

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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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