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Naveen Patnaik launched Biju Yuva Vahini’s Green Odisha campaign

Bhubaneswar:27/7/18; Prior to the international mega sporting event of Men’s Hockey World Cup -2018 at the venue here this year and also as a part and parcel of Biju Yuva Vahini’s multi-faceted socio-cultural programmes under the aegis of Odisha Sports and Youth Services Department’s State Yuva Kalyan Parishad, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched Biju Yuva Vahini’s Green Odisha campaign from Kalinga Stadium.

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Inaugurating the statewide massive plantation drive by the Biju Yuva Vahini brigade, the Chief Minister on the day planted a sapling on the premises of Kalinga Stadium here in the capital city and blew the Green Odisha bugle.

According to the planned course of action chalked out and taking advantage of the current rainy season, the Biju Yuva Vahini volunteers will not only plant saplings in the Kalinga Stadium campus, but also around 30 lakh plant saplings all over Odisha.

This campaign will be extended to all Gram Panchayats (GPs) and urban pockets across the State as the aim and objective of this green revolution is to instill among the general public love for our environment as well as create awareness so that we all love nature and dedicate ourselves to its care and conservation in our daily life. The volunteers of Biju Yuva Vahini will now undertake various social forestry programmes like ‘Mission Green Mahanadi’ of the Odisha Government and ‘Green India Mission’ under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS).

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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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