Newdelhi:2/11/17:Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari reviewed the progress of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) Projects in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Karnataka at a high level meeting in New Delhi yesterday. Expressing satisfaction over the progress of various PMKSY projects in these States Shri Gadkari asked the officials to implement the pending projects as per the time line without any delay. The Minister said that out of eight PMKSY Projects in Andhra Pradesh one has been completed and six will be completed in the current financial year. He said the remaining one project will be completed in the next financial year. About Odisha the Minister said out of the eight projects of the state two have been completed and three will be completed during the current financial year. He said the remaining three will be completed in the next financial year. About the five AIBP projects of the Karnataka the Minister informed that one project has been completed and the remaining four will be completed in the next financial year. On completion of all these AIBP projects irrigation potential of 228 Th.Ha. will be created in Andhra Pradesh, 125 Th. Ha. in Odisha and 230 Th. Ha. in Karnataka. Senior officials of the Union Water Resources Minister and the three states attended the meeting.
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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.