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Oversight Authority Expresses Satisfaction Over Progress Of Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation

Bhubaneswar: 6/11/21:The oversight authority of OMBADC, Justice A.K. Patnaik expressed satisfaction over the quality and progress of the projects being implemented with Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation ( OMBADC).  Justice Patnaik reviewed progress of the projects over video conferencing in which Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra outlined the issues for discussion and Chief Executive Officer of OMBADC Smt Uma Nanduri presented the updates on various projects.

Justice Patnaik said that the journey of OMBADC was well-founded as per the judgment of the Supreme Court.  Starting with the Adhoc CAMPA, OMBADC made significant strides with qualitative projects. He expressed the hope that the good initiatives taken under the umbrella of OMBADC would definitely make a difference in the quality of life of the people inhabiting the mining areas. He directed the field level officers to ensure that projects cater to felt needs of the people and benefits reach them at the earliest.

Chief Secretary appraised that drinking water, rural connectivity and livelihood projects of OMBADC  made good progress and own confidence of the people. He also appraised that 16 departments and 7 major districts implementing different projects under the fund has been brought under a software-based MIS system for updating the field level information on a real-time basis.

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