Naveen also announced that the offices of the council will be opened at 10 districts and at the Athamallik subdivision in Angul district. He also directed the officials to create more job opportunities for the youths of western Odisha.
Decisions were taken in the meeting to speed up several big projects including the Biju Expressway and Lower Suktel irrigation project for the growth of the western part of the state. The officials put emphasis on creating an infrastructure for poultry in Balangir, fish farming in Kalahandi, dairying and milk production in Boudh and Sonepur, rice and its value addition in Sambalpur, Bargarh, and Sonepur, and handloom clusters in this region.
The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said it has attached over Rs 17 crore bank deposits in connection with its money laundering case against two entities of Amnesty International (India), the global human rights watchdog. The agency said in a statement that a provisional order has been issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
“Doubling WODC’s annual grant and opening offices in all 10 districts and Athamallik subdivision are two great decisions taken by the chief minister,” said the chairman of WODC Asit Kumar Tripathy.