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Naveen Patnaik highlighted Odisha as a model to world in Disaster Management

Bhubaneswar:29/10/17:On Disaster Preparedness Day and National Day for Disaster Reduction, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik highlighted Odisha as a model to world in Disaster Management & Risk Mitigation despite facing fury of cyclones often. Highlights from his address at the event:

  • State Government has ensured adequate planning,
  • preparedness and continuous capacity building to minimize human casualty during any disaster


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  • • 879 Multipurpose Cyclone & Flood Shelters, 17,000 houses reconstructed for Phailin affected people of Ganjam & Khordha districts and 571 houses at Bagpatia for sea inundation affected people of Satbhaya, Kendrapara
    • 5 Special Godowns & 12 Saline Embankments in disaster prone areas
    • Volunteers of NCC, NSS & YRC of different colleges trained on disaster management skills by OSDMA
    • Early Warning Dissemination Systems in coastal districts & School Safety Policy 2016 for disaster awareness and readiness right from childhood

Chief Minister Shri Patnaik visited the exhibits of various preparedness mechanisms and switched on a Demonstration Tower Siren as part of Early Warning Detection System. EWDS can warn people in a disaster like situation. He also watched a demonstration of cycle ambulances which will play a key role during disaster relief.


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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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