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First riverine port in Odisha approved


Bhubaneswar:30/7/18;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik approvedOdisha’s first riverine port in Kendrapada district to be set up with private sector partnership. The port will boost infrastructure, usher prosperity in the district, augment capacity of maritime sector in our State and provide a fillip to Make In Odisha efforts. With a planned capacity of 45.88 million tonnes per annum the envisaged investment is ₹ 2,110 crores. The port will be connected to National Hinghway 5-A and Haridaspur- Paradip railway line.

About Ashok Palit

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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