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Odisha Chief Minister distributed bicycles to 8 thousand community partners working in urban areas

Bhubaneswar:2/3/23: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik distributed bicycles to 8 thousand community partners working in urban areas in a program organised at the convention hall of Lok Seva Bhawan today.

Bicycles were distributed among women engaged as Jalsathi, sanitary partners and supervisors, food production and sanitary work.

The program was organised in collaboration with the State Housing and Urban Development Department and Mission Energy Department.

Speaking at an event, Chief Minister said, “Mission Shakti has been performing very well and has set a benchmark for others to emulate. I am very happy with the success of Mission Shakti and the women contributing to its success.”


“Your confidence has made Mission Shakti. You have taken up different tasks in different cities,” the Chief Minister said, adding, “Everyone is happy with the work of SHG members.”

The Chief Minister also said that Mission Shakti mothers have taken up many responsibilities in community participation programs in different cities. Food, solid waste management, sanitation, water supply, sanitation etc. are doing a lot of work.

Expressing that everyone is happy with their work, the Chief Minister said that the state government is giving you bicycles so that you can fulfill your responsibilities in the facilities.


Participating in the program, Housing and Urban Development MinisterUsha Devi said that Mission Shakti members are doing a great job for the Chief Minister’s dream of building Odisha. Having a bicycle can give them a lot of convenience and freedom in the workplace. Mission Shakti Minister Basanti Hembram said that Mission Shakti is a unique messenger of community development. It has set a new milestone today under the direction of the Chief Minister.

Amon others, Principal Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Department G. Mathivathanan, BMC Commissioner Vijay Amrita Kulange,  BMC Mayor Sulochana Das 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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