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Over 60 lakh services delivered under Odisha Right to Public Service Act

Bhubaneswar:15/5/18;As many as 60,14,718 services have been delivered under Odisha Right to Public Service Act (ORTPSA) during FY 2016-17, said Revenue & Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty.

Briefing media persons after the department’s achievements were reviewed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today, Mohanty said  5,53,637 mutation cases have been disposed during FY 2017-18 against the total disposal of 4,24,002 cases during FY 2016-17. “For transparency and timely disposal of mutation cases, online mutation has been implemented in all 317 Tehsils of the State”, he said.

The Minister said advanced disaster warning systems have been set up at 162 locations in 22 blocks of six Coastal districts. He added that as per the survey conducted in the year 2015, 1,10,730 homesteadless families were identified. “During last four years, 1,07,893 homesteadless families have been provided with house sites. The balance 2,837 families shall be provided with house sites by August 31, 2018”, he said. Mohanty said the department has taken steps to conduct fresh survey from May 15, 2018 to June 15,  2018 to identify homesteadless families for distribution of house sites. Mohanty said disaster resilient houses have been provided to 16,568 Phailin affected families in Ganjam and Khurda districts. “879 Multi-Purpose Cyclone/Flood Shelters have been constructed at vulnerable places 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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