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Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 11 welfare projects during his one-day visit to Mayurbhanj

Baripada:30/1/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 11 welfare projects and laid foundation stones for six more developmental projects during his one-day visit to Mayurbhanj on Wednesday.

Attending the Mission Shakti Conclave at Chhau Padia in Baripada, the CM provided Rs 15,000 seed money to 20295 women self-help groups (SHGs) and Rs 25 lakh financial assistance each to 26 block-level federations in the district.

In addition, the CM provided Rs 3,000 each to 39418 SHGs for digital empowerment under the Mission Shakti programme. A total of Rs 49 crore has been allocated to the SHGs and block-level federations of Mayurbhanj district on the occasion.

Patnaik inaugurated bridges constructed over Champa river and Son river in Udala block and newly-constructed maternity and child care institute at Udala sub-divisional hospital.

Moreover, the CM inaugurated 300-seat girls’ hostel of Baripada Women’s College and Maharaja Purna Chandra Junior College and 400-seat girls hostel of Maharaja Purna Chandra (Autonomous) College at Takhatpur.

The CM assured to provide funds and hold a discussion with the Centre for the revival of Urban Cooperative Bank in the district. The CM also announced the construction of Ring road to protect Baripada from the flood. Besides, he said Chhau Nrutya Research Centre will be set up Baripada.

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