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Odisha government will soon open seven more blood component separation units seven places

Bhubaneswar:13/10/17 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 500 per month travel expenses for Thalassemia, Hemophilia & Sickle Cell patients on occasion of Voluntary Blood Donation Day.blood1


CM Patnaik said that his government is committed to ensure easy accessibility of adequate quantity of safe and quality blood to all sections of the community.blood2

The state government has adopted latest technology for screening of blood on a pilot basis for 6 blood banks at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, and Burla. The expenditure involved in the NAT/PCR screening procedure will be borne by the state government.

However, CM further added that the government will soon open seven more blood component separation units seven places Balasore, Baripada, Keonjhar, Koraput, Baragarh, Bolangir and Rourkela.

Besides this, the state government is also planning to open four blood component separation units at Jharsuguda, Dhenkanal, Phulbani and Bhawanipatana in next year.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik felicitated 27 organisations and institutions including Jibanbindu, Ama Odisha, Satya Sai and many other organizations for improving awareness on blood donation and increase voluntary donation in the state.

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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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