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₹2,700 crore piped water supply projects being implemented in cities and towns

 

Bhubaneswar:8/1/18;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik reviewed drinking water supply in urban areas in the state and directed 100% piped water supply coverage of households in the cities and towns by March 2019. The entire 70 lakh urban population should have piped water supply within the defined date.
Highlights of the review:

  • ₹2,700 crore piped water supply projects being implemented in cities and towns
    • Progress of four mega water projects worth over ₹1,089 crore is satisfactory
    • Improvement of water supply to Greater Berhampur will be completed by November 2018
    • ₹318 crore projects for Baripada, Sambalpur, Rourkela and Jharsuguda
    • ₹228 crore projects for Brajarajnagar and Belpahar
    • ₹114 crore projects for Rajgangpur, Sundargarh and Biramitrapur
    • All to be completed by March 2019
    • Water supply to IIT Bhubaneswar and NISER Bhubaneswar by March 2018

Chief Minister Shri Patnaik stressed top priority to water scarcity regions and directed ensuring completion of water supply projects in those before the onset of summer this year.

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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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