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Chairman of NABARD Dr. G.R. Chintala met Naveen Patnaik and discussed on issues for strengthening rural infrastructure

Bhubaneswar16/9/21:: Chairman of NABARD Dr. G.R. Chintala today called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas and discussed on issues for strengthening rural infrastructure in the State.

During the discussion, the Chief Minister highlighted massive efforts of the State Government to reduce poverty and ensure rapid infrastructure development in the rural sector.

Keeping the recurring natural disasters in view, the Odisha CM emphasised the role of Low-Cost Credit Support from NABARD through RIDF and LTIF for building disaster resilient rural infrastructure. He also lauded the newly launched scheme Rural Infrastructure Assistance to States (RIAS).

The Chief Minister hoped that the scheme will increase project-based financing for various projects like roads, bridges, a nd in-stream storage structures. He also expected the NABARD to enhance the RIDF assistance to the state.

Chairman Dr. Chintala appreciated the initiatives of the State to strengthen infrastructure and various livelihood programmes in farm and non-farm sectors.

During the discussion, Secretary to CM (5-T) V.K. Pandian and officers of NABARD were present.

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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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