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Odisha Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for the Subarnarekha port

Balasore:14/2/19:The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid the foundation stone for the Subarnarekha port here and launched a slew of projects during his visit to the district on Wednesday.

The proposed port project will be built with the partnership of TATA Steel at expenses of around Rs 5,000 crore. The port, with an estimated cargo handling capacity of 25-55 million MT per annum, will create 12,000 jobs in Odisha.

Besides, Patnaik inaugurated as many as 33 projects worth Rs 311 crores in the district, while laid the foundation stones 39 projects worth Rs 691 crores.

During the visit, Patnaik laid the foundation stone of the Chandipur port for the fishing. The 50-crore worth port is expected to be beneficial for around 35,000 fisherman families.

Attending the regional convention of the Biju Yuva Vahini, held at Balasore Police Line Ground, Patnaik said that a port will soon come up at Subarnarekha. Projects worth around 700 crores has been inaugurated in the district.” The CM also thanked the members of the Biju Yuva Vahini for the arrangements.

Earlier, in the day Patnaik visited Bhogarai block in the district and inaugurated the Talaseri Mohatsav (Festival).

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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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