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Oral health is often overlooked in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:23/11/19;Inaugurating 54th Indian Orthodontic Conference, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik said oral health is often overlooked which impacts general health & added that Odisha is planning to launch Oral Hygiene Program with provision of Model Dental Vans. CM added, Odisha has created 437 centers at peripheral hospitals to provide dental care in remote areas.

Speaking about Orthodontics, the CM said that it has a strong psycho-social impact on altering dental aesthetics. CM said that the conference offers an opportunity to foster excellence and learn new skills in the field of dentistry.

CM stressed that healthcare is a top priority & Odisha is in process of formulating Vision 2025 to provide quality & affordable. Health  for  All. Healthcare is also at top of the agenda under 5T & MoSarkar & there is constituent endeavor to improve healthcare delivery & modernize infra.

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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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