Bhubaneswar1/8/18:: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 28.95 crore for 122 gram panchayats (GPs) of six districts in the state under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana in the block level.
The CM interacted with the people through video conferencing from the Secretariat here today. Sensing their needs, he promptly approved 1077 projects to be implemented in 122 GPs of Ganjam, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Kalahandi, Gajapati, Subarnapur districts.
Of the sanctioned amount, Rs 5.75 crore will be spent for 123 projects in 23 panchayats of Patrapur block in Ganjam district, Rs 6.15 crore for 178 projects in 25 panchayats of Banta block in Bhadrak district, Rs 4.35 crore for 238 projects in 16 panchayats of the Baranga block in Cuttack district and Rs 4.40 crore for 252 projects in 24 panchayats of the Thuamula-Rampur block in Kalahandi district.
Similarly, the CM sanctioned 169 projects to be implemented at a cost of Rs 4.75 crore in 20 panchayats of the Goshani block in Gajapati district while Rs 3.55 crore has been earmarked for 117 projects in 14 panchayats of Biramaharajapur block in Sonepur district.
The CM advised the people and the block representatives of these districts to ensure quality work and timely completion of the sanctioned projects.
Chief Secretary, development commissioner, MPs, MLAs, collectors and senior officials of the concerned departments, among others were present.