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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched the night feeding facilities at Aahar centres

Bhubaneswar:31/12/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched the night feeding facilities at Aahar centres operating in hospital campuses across the state.

The initiative aims to cater to needs of urban poor and ensure food security was formally launched from the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. The CM also launched the service at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla through video conferencing.

From tomorrow, patients and their attendants will get meals at 56 Aahar centres operating in hospital campus across the state. The meals will be available between 7 pm and 9 pm every day.

In order to encourage the participation of people in the scheme, the state government has also introduced the online donation system.

People can provide foods to poor on the occasion of birthdays, marriages, marriage anniversaries and death anniversaries of their dear ones through the Aahar centres.

The donations will be received through online mode only and it will be 100 percent tax-free.

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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