Bhubaneswar:17/8/18:During the Ama Gaon Ama Bikash session, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik interacted with villagers from blocks of Lanjigarh (Kalahandi), Tureikela (Balangir), Rengali (Sambalpur), Tikabali (Kandhamal), Bahalda (Mayurbhanj) and Nuagarh (Gajapati).
He valued the keen participation of people in the development process and encouraged them to bring up valuable issues of socio-economic growth. Speaking directly to CM Shri Patnaik, the villagers presented many proposals. Considering them, he sanctioned projects worth ₹17.58 Cr for 102 Gram Panchayats which will bolster the development in the respective areas. The program has covered 3299 GPs in 145 blocks and led to sanction of 30,593 projects worth ₹746.72 Cr. till date.