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‘Mo Bus’ service ‘in Odisha Capital completed one year

Bhubaneswar: 6/11/19:‘Mo Bus’ service operating under Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) completed one year. On the occasion Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took a ride in the city bus from Biju Patnaik Airport Square to Jaydev Bhawan.

In one year, the bus service has turned as the go-to mode of transport for the common man in the city & continues to expand its reach, having crossed over 1 lakh daily ridership. Cities are expanding, the population is on a rise, the traffic has surged and the mobility of commuters has increased. All these have led to an increase in pollution, the Chief Minister said.

“Of course we are in a better position in comparison to other States. But we have to plan from today. That is why it is important to strengthen the public transport system,” Patnaik said.

Congratulating CRUT authorities on the achievement, Naveen said that timely service and the safe journey has to be ensured. “We have been able to develop ‘Mo Bus’ into a model transport service. I am confident that we can deliver better than other metro cities,” he added.

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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