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Odisha government ordered exemption of toll tax for vehicles carrying medical oxygen

Bhubaneswar:20/5/21: Odisha government on Wednesday ordered exemption of toll tax for vehicles carrying medical oxygen.As per the order, the tax will not be collected from vehicles carrying medical oxygen in tankers or cylinders at toll plazas under the state Government. The order will remain in force till July 30.

“The decision was taken keeping in view the current pandemic situation and to facilitate the smooth supply of medical oxygen to different hospitals and COVID Care Centres (CVCs) in the state,” said a senior official. Earlier on May 8, the Ministry of Road Transport and  Highways had exempted the user fee for vehicles carrying Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) at toll plazas across National Highways (NHS)


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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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