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Odisha ranked second in India in terms of achievements for the elimination of tuberculosis in 2020.

Bhubaneswar:24/3/21; Odisha was awarded by the Government of India on the occasion of World TB Day today, for ranking second in India in terms of achievements for the elimination of tuberculosis in 2020.

Dr Niranjan Mishra, Director Public Health Odisha and Dr PK Hota, State TB Officer, received the award from Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for H&FW Ashwini Kumar Choubey, at Dr Ambedkar International Auditorium in New Delhi.

 

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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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