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45,282 schools in Odisha are bereft of water supply to toilets

Bhubaneswar 11/2/19: A whopping 45,282 schools in Odisha are bereft of water supply to toilets. As a result, the sanitation and hygiene scenario in government-run schools is left much to be desired.

Due to absence of water facility in toilets, sanitation and hygiene has taken a major beating.

Of the 58,412 government schools in the State, 224 schools still do not toilet facility. Bhadrak district tops the list with 23 schools in the district have no access to toilets, according to government report laid in the State assembly.

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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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