Sambalpur21/3/22:: As directed by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, a high-level delegation led by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra and Secretary to CM (5T) V K Pandian, reviewed the progress of the Samalei Project in Sambalpur. Works Department Principal Secretary, VV Yadav, and Special Secretary to Chief Minister, R. Vineel Krishna, were also part of the delegation. The high-level team arrived in Sambalpur today and first had darshan of Maa Samaleswari. They also inspected the area to be evacuated for the project.
The officials then reviewed the progress of rehabilitation and resettlement colony work under construction at Durgapali. Odisha Government will be providing all the amenities for the affected people at the resettlement colony.
“The project will give Sambalpur district a special place on the map of Odisha and strengthen the economy while attracting countless tourists giving a boost to tourism,” the officials said
The high-level team looked into the project site around the temple of Maa Samaleswari. The team also reviewed the field level progress of the under-construction rehabilitation colony for the households who would be affected by the temple development project. Mahapatra set timelines for the completion of the different phases of the construction during the visit. Revenue Divison Commissioner Suresh Chandra Dalai and Sambalpur Collector Divya Jyoti Parida along with senior district-level officers presented data and field situation for review to the delegation.