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Naveen Patnaik urged Union Road Transport & Highways Minister to expedite various National Highway projects in the State

New Delhi27/9/17:: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari to expedite various National Highway (NH) projects in the State and a flyover at Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar at a meeting in New Delhi.

Naveen discussed with the Union Minister about road infrastructure issues in the state and asked him to take urgent steps f or early completion of National Highway projects.

I urged the minister to finalise the tender processes and complete pending critical works on National Highways in Odisha involving 6 stretches and road length up to 585 km, Patnaik told media persons after his meeting with Gadkari.

The CM also urged the Union Minister to construct a flyover at Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar and at Gohira Chhak leading to Infovalley-2 near Khurda on NH-16 early.

Besides, he asked the Union Minister to declare 12 roads having a length of 1,193 km as NH and lastly to approve 30 eligible state roads of 2,483 km length as new National Highways as per proposals submitted in December 2016.

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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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