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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated farmers’ awareness camp at OUAT

Bhubaneswar:21/6/18;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik inaugurated farmers’ awareness camp at Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) and reiterated Government efforts for farmers’ empowerment & farm prosperity in state. He urged farmers to take advantage of various programmes to increase agriculture productivity & secure livelihood for themselves.

He stated that the State Government has taken pioneering steps for agricultural development & ensuring farmers’ all-round welfare. From separate agri-budget that is now at ₹14,000 crore, crop loans at 1% interest to promotion of farm mechanization and provisioning of quality inputs, wide-ranging steps are transforming acgriculture in the state.

The camp seeks to make farmers aware of the different programmes and schemes as well as facilitate closer engagement with acriculture experts for extension of technologies, know-hows that will help them in protecting crops, improving crop management and yield.

Chief Minister Shri Patnaik urged farmers to take advantage of the programmes and harness the full potential of agriculture 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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