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Odisha Chief Secretary has informed about the ongoing rescue operation in connection with derail of Corromodel Express

Bhubaneswar:2/6/23:Odisha Chief Secretary Shri Pradeep Kumar Jena has informed about the ongoing rescue operation in connection with derail of Corromodel Express at Bahanaga, Odisha.Chief Secretary Shri Jena said that around 550 persons have been carried to different local hospitals like Soro, Balasore, Bhadrak, near by the train accident occurred. SCB Medical College & Hospital, Cuttack has been kept in readiness for exigencies.

CS informed that more than 200 ambulances have been rushed to services for shifting of accident victims to nearby hospitals. More than 50 persons have lost their life till now and it is expected to be more
More than 30 buses have been engaged for shifting of passengers to take their destinations and nearby railway stations from where train services are available. As nos of trains have been detained in places between Jaleswar and Ganjam, all concerned SPs and Collectors have been instructed to render all possible support to passengers and control the public including law and order situation.
3 NDRF, 4 ODRAF and 22 Fire Services personnel have been deployed for rescue operation.
Temporary AskaTower light have been installed at the accident site to facilitate rescue operation work.Hon’ble CM ,Shri Naveen Patnaik has reviewed the rescue operation at Control Room ,SRC,Bhubaneswar. Hon’ble CM has instructed to provide free medical treatment to all the injured victims in the BSKY facility hospitals and other private hospitals. Cost of medical expenses shall be borne by the State Government. 5-T Secretary Sri V.K. Pandiyan also present at SRC and discussed about the rescue operation at the spot.
Senior IAS Officers .i.e ACS-cum-SRC,Odisha Sri Satyabrat Sahu, Principal Secy, Industries Department Shri Hemant Sharma, BDA Vice Chairman & MD, OMC Shri Balwant Singh, concerned Range IG, DG,Fire Services have also been deployed to the accident site to monitor rescue operation. The work is continuing war footing manner and Chief Secretary hopes that the rescue operation will be completed by tonight
Additional Medical equipments and drugs requirements are being supplied to hospitals, where victims are being treated.Concerned Collectors ,SP and officers of district administration of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Kendujhar have been in force for rescue operation.
Rescue operation in other Buggies have been completed except 2 , in which works are in progress. The Control Room of SRC,Bhubaneswar is operational. Chief Secretary Sri Jena, Development Commissioner-cum-ACS- Smt. Anu Garg, Principal Secretary, I&PR Department Sri Sanjay Kumar Singh, MD, OSDMA Shri Gyan Das are present in the Control room of SRC to monitor the Rescue operation.

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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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