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Odisha chief Minister urged Ministry of Civil Aviation to introduce new connectivity from Odisha

Bhubaneswar:22/1/20:Meeting CEOs of different airlines, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik impressed upon operators & GoI to introduce new domestic & international flights to enhance connectivity from Odisha. CM highlighted Odisha’s growth story, it’s techno-savvy diaspora, economic growth & globe-trotting middle class

CM said, there is a sizeable tech-savvy diaspora in US, Middle East, Australia & SE Asia with growing demand for SkilledInOdisha professionals. CM added that introduction of international flights will also provide convenience & comfort to the growing globetrotting middle class.

CM said growing tourist interest in Odisha, rapid growth of sectoral economies and successful hosting of marquee sports events have propelled Brand Odisha, enhancing aspirations of people of Odisha to connect with the rest of the world


CM urged Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India to introduce new connectivity from Odisha to destinations like Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Kochi & Ranchi while highlighting demand for international hubs like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok & Colombo.

CM thanked airline operators and Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India for providing connectivity from Bhubaneswar to destinations like Surat, Ahmedabad, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Kalaikonda; augmenting connectivity from Bhubaneswar and Jharsuguda to destinations like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata.

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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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