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Aspirations of people of the state have been reflected in Odisha Budget 2019-20

Bhubaneswar: 28/6/19:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today praised the Odisha Budget 2019-20 saying that aspirations of people of the state have been reflected in the budget.

Patnaik said two major manifesto promises– expansion of KALIA scheme and inclusion of all eligible farmers, landless labourers and sharecroppers; and health cover for women up to Rs 10 lakh– have been fulfilled in the budget.

“I am happy to note that funds have been allocated for Odia university as well as restoration works for FANI. Overall it is a pro-farmer, pro-women, pro-poor and growth oriented budget,” the CM said.

“I congratulate the Finance Minister for presenting a progressive budget with strong focus on development to accelerate the inclusive growth,” he added.

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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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