Home » District Diary » Secretary to CM (5T) V K Pandian is on a two-day visit to Cuttack District

Secretary to CM (5T) V K Pandian is on a two-day visit to Cuttack District

Cuttack :9/8/23: As per the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Secretary to CM (5T) V K Pandian is on a two-day visit to Cuttack District.

On the second day, he visited Maa Charchika Temple in Banki, Paramahansanath Shiva Temple at Paramahansa, Cuttack and Madhabananda Jew Temple in Niali where he interacted with Sebayats, Trustee members and the general public regarding the development of Temples along with better facilities for the devotees.

May be an image of 6 people, map and text

He took suggestions on various aspects of the transformation of the temples and related pilgrim/ tourist amenities. He directed the district administration to prepare a master plan for the development of these temples.

Pandian reviewed the ongoing Mega and other Piped Water Supply projects at a cost of Rs 621 crores in the Banki, Dampada, Baranga, Tangi- Chaudwar, Salipur and Nischintakoili blocks. He directed that these projects should be completed in phases as per the timelines starting March 2024.

He interacted with Mission Shakti groups at  Cuttack and assured them of support from the government for their activities. He emphasised that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has a high priority for women empowerment. He directed the collector to ensure that loan melas are organised at the panchayat level.

May be an image of 10 people, temple and text

The 5T Secy also participated in the public grievance redressal meetings at Banki, Salipur, Niali and Paramahansa. He heard grievances of people and assured that all the major issues will be brought to the notice of CM. Secy conveyed CM’s direction to the local admin to ensure prompt redressal of public grievances.

Later, Pandian visited Millet Shakti Café at Barabati Palace, Cuttack. He interacted with the Mission Shakti members managing the café. He appreciated their efforts in providing hygienic food at affordable rates to the customers.

Special Secretary to CM R Vineel Krishna, RDC, Central Division, Suresh  Dalei, IG Ashish Singh, Collector & DM, Bhabani  Sankar Chayani, DCP Pinaki Mishra, SP Cuttack and other district level officials accompanied during the visit.

About Editor in chief

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.

Check Also

G4 countries call for expansion of UN Security Council

Newdelhi:2 2/9/23:The G4 countries – India, Brazil, Japan and Germany, have reiterated that expansion of UN Security Council in both permanent and non-permanent categories is essential to make the body ...