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OdishaChief Minister announced up-scaling of Digital Dispensaries in the state

Bhubaneswar:23+/1/19:OdishaChief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik announced upscaling of  DigitalDispensaries in the state; currently 30 DDs are operational in Nabarangpur & Kendujhar districts. Signing of MoU will add 102 DDs in 23 districts for doorstep delivery of primary health services, especially in difficult-to-reach areas.

In its pilot phase, the technology-driven #DigitalDispensaries have received positive response from people in the two districts and have availed free healthcare to over 1 lakh patients till date.

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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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