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A new chapter has been added in urban development of Odisha

Bhubaneswar:29/2/2 4:Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik dedicated, drinking water facilities for the city dwellers, drinking from taps, roads, sanitation, and various civic services have been provided to the residents along with land rights, and Biju Adamas Colony.

A city is a mirror of a state’s development. The Chief Minister said on the occasion that the various projects launched will bring transformation in the living standards of the people in the urban areas.

Land rights certificates have been issued to 21,427 slum-dwelling families in four cities namely Cuttack, Sambalpur, Brahmapur, and Rourkela, giving priority to the protection of people’s shelter. In addition, the Chief Minister has established 626 Biju Model Colonies in 26 cities of the state. 2 lakh families have benefited from this. In addition, while 26 cities have been made slum-free, all basic facilities are available here like others.

May be an image of 9 people, television, dais and text that says "5 PHEO STONE FOR LAYING OF FOUNDATION PROJECTS IN 24 CITIES 27 WATER SUPPLY 12 WTPs OF 131.5MLD MLD CAPACITY 325 Km PIPE NETWORK INVESTMENT ₹1164 CRORE TO BENEFIT 2 LAKH PEOPLE"

The Drink From Tap program is a model for urban development across the country. 24-hour drink-from-tap facility has started in Brahmapur city today. In addition, 8 cities in the state have been connected with drink-from-tap facilities. Drinking water projects have been started in many cities including Jharsuguda, Brijrajnagar, and Belpahad. This will benefit 2.65 lakh residents. On this occasion, the Chief Minister of the state laid the foundation stone for 27 water supply projects worth ₹1,164 crore in 24 cities.

​ The Chief Minister dedicated the Integrated Sanitation Development Project for Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. For this, ₹ 4 thousand crore has been spent with the help of JICA. In addition, 3,699 new paved roads and 6,961 modified projects have been launched in various cities under the Improvement and Liberation Plan. The Chief Minister mentioned that this will transform the sanitary system of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack and will further brighten the city’s identity

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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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