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Odisha Chief Minister launch ₹5.21Cr Multi Dimensional Pilot Project For Nabarangpur Farmers

Bhubaneswar:28/8/19:Odisha  Chief Minister  announced a multi-dimensional pilot project for livelihood and income augmentation of farmers in Nabarangpur district. It will be implemented in cooperation with 12 R&D central agencies along with 15 Odisha Govt. departments.

Through technology interventions, the programme will work on capacity building of the farmers and also work on sectors like health, nutrition, bio-fuels and allied sectors. ₹5.21Cr has been earmarked for 2019-20 to implement the programme.

The project was launched via video conferencing from Lok Seva Bhawan here.

Launching the development project, the Chief Minister said, ” The government aims at making agriculture a profitable business. The project in Nabarangpur district will help increase the income of farmers and their potentials in the field of horticulture, fisheries, poultry farming, animal husbandry and aromatic industry.”

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As many as 12 departments under CSIR, ICAR, ICMR, Department of Bio-Technology as well as Research and Development (R&D) of Union Government are cooperating with 15 departments of Odisha Government for the project.

According to a press note released by the Chief Minister’s Office stated: “Under this programme, several initiatives including high yielding fruits and vegetables, setting up of commercial nurseries, aromatic agricultural produces like turmeric, lemongrass and essential oils, incense stick manufacturing, biofertilizer, fisheries, water harvesting project and poultry farming will be undertaken using advanced technology in the sector”.

About Ashok Palit

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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