Sundargarh:7/8/21: As directed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra along with 5T Secretary VK Pandian, Director National Health Mission (NHM) Shalini Pandit, Special Secretary to CM R Vineel Krishna today visited Sundargarh district and reviewed the progress of various developmental works, said an official press release.
This delegation of Secretaries visited and checked the progress at 33/11 KV Grid Sub Station at Kundukela, Bhedabahal Coal Corridor, Anganwadi Kendra constructed at Bhabanipur, and transformation work of Kinjirima Government High School. In addition to this, the delegation reviewed the progress made in various programmes under education, women and child development, nutrition, livelihoods, connectivity, drinking water, agriculture and irrigation, etc.
In view of the possible Covid third wave, the delegation reviewed the preparedness of the health infrastructure to tackle it, apart from inspecting ICUs and other essential arrangements especially for the treatment of children at NTPC Covid Health Centre in Sundargarh.In addition to this sports infrastructure in the district was also discussed at the meeting.
It was decided to complete the transformation of 50 government-run high schools of the district by October under the 5T programme of the State government. Out of the 50 high schools, the delegation visited the Kinjirima Government High School. The delegation while sitting in a smart classroom using the virtual platform interacted with teacher teaching from the studio and students learning their lessons in a different room. It also visited the science laboratory, playground and other infrastructure of the school and expressed its satisfaction in the transformation of the school.
The delegation visited the new modern Anganwadi Kendra built under BaLA (Building as Learning Aid) model at Bhabanipur in Sundargarh Sadar. Its walls have been attractively painted with learning material. All existing Anganwadi Kendras and new Anganwadi Kendras in Sundargarh district are being constructed in BaLA model.
Sundargarh Collector, SP, and Project Director District Rural Development Agency were present during the programme.