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Odisha is all set to cross the milestone of 1 crore covid-19 vaccination

Bhubaneswar:20/6/21:Odisha is all set to cross the milestone of 1 crore covid-19 vaccination. Till date, it has already administered about 96.77 lakh vaccine doses. AIR correspondent reports that, with about one crore people already given the vaccine jabs, the state looks forward to vaccinating the rest in a couple of months. During the last 18 days alone, the state has administered about 18 lakh doses of Covishield and Covaxin.

While the state has a built-up capacity of vaccinating more than 2 lakh beneficiaries per day, the state government expects a significant rise in daily vaccination in the coming days with increased availability of vaccines from the Centre.

Meanwhile, the state continues to report covid-19 fresh cases in the range of 3 to 4 thousand every day, even as its covid-19 active caseload has climbed down to about forty thousand.

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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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