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US-based organization ‘Our Biswas ’ has donated Rs 48.89 lakh to help the state fight the Covid-19

Bhubaneswar:2/6/21: A US-based organization donated a generous amount to the tune of Rs 48.89 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to help the state fight the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to an official press release, ‘Our Biswas’, which is managed by an Odia woman named Joyasree Mahanti, has been working in different parts of Odisha since 2008 for the empowerment of women.‘Our Biswas’ provides economic support to women and girls living in abject poverty around the world.

The organization has donated USD 68,000 – Rs 49.89 lakh approximately – to the Odisha CMRF, Additional Chief Secretary Sanjeev Chopra said.

“Because of the timely decisions and appropriate action, Covid situation in Odisha is within control,” Mahanti said.

Odisha on Wednesday reported 8,399 new coronavirus cases.

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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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