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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated 16 projects worth Rs 396 crore in Chandbali of Bhadrak

Bhadrak:2/3/19:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 16 projects worth Rs 396 crore and laid foundation stones of 19 development projects worth Rs 1,180 crore in Chandbali of Bhadrak on Saturday.

Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Chief Minister wished the people for Maha Shivratri and announced Rs 6 crore grant for the development of Baba Akhandalamani temple in the district.

Patnaik said Chandbali power grid and water supply project will address the prolonged fundamental problem of Chandbali and Bhadrak. Besides, the upgradation of Bhadrak-Chandbali road will enhance the communication facilities in the area.


Speaking about KALIA scheme, the CM said as many as 30 lakh farmers have been covered under the flagship scheme while 10 lakh additional farmers will be included soon. “The speculation that the KALIA scheme will be suspended and the farmers have to return the financial assistance is completely false,” he added.

During his visit to Bhadrak district, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaikinaugurated 52 KM developed road between Bhadrak and Chandbali Road built at a cost of ₹232 Cr. The redeveloped road will benefit more than 3 lakh people of 52 villages and boost connectivity in the region.

He also laid foundation for 60.4 KM Jamujhadi-Basudevpur-Dhamara Road to be developed with ₹215 Cr investment. After completion, the road will significantly improve road connectivity in the district and benefit more than 2 lakh people from 38 villages.“Keeping in view the good works of Mission Shakti members, interest-free loans are being given to them. Besides, my efforts for 33 per cent reservation for women in state assemblies and parliament is on, he further stated.

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