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Odisha Cabinet approved Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System in Bijepur

Bhubaneswar:23/10/17:Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik approved Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System in Bijepur. First of its kind in India, the project will be built at ₹1246.56 crores and completed in five years. It will provide irrigation to rainfed and drought prone areas of about 25,600 hectares in Bijepur, Sohela and Barpali blocks of Bargarh district. It will ensure irrigation for a total of 32,000 hectares across both Kharif and Rabi seasons.

Cabinet also approved tender for construction of sewerage system under Bhubaneswar Sewerage District II. It will enhance sewage treatment facilities in #SmartCity Bhubaneswar.

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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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