Nabarangpur: Basant Rath.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday inaugurated and laid foundation stones for different projects worth around 100 crore in Nabarangpur district. The projects inaugurated by Patnaik included new krusaka bazar at town, Maternal and Child Health Complex in district headquarter hospital, model degree college building, check dams, bridges, 48 newly constructed Anganwadi centres (2.46 crores) 15 hostel and 5 mini stadiums also distributed assistances to beneficiaries under Nirman Sramika Yojana, education assistance, marriage assistance, safety equipment’s to a few construction workers.
In his day-long whirlwind tour of the district, the chief minister addressed public at Umerkote, Dabugam, and at the district level meeting of the Biju Patnaik birth centenary in front of the circuit house.
He reiterated the ruling Biju Janata Dal’s commitment for all round development of Odisha and its people and funds would not be a constrain for the development of tribals. “My government is taking all steps to stop the menace of corruption and the efforts against corruption initiated by our government always remain a priority’ he said.
Food and civil supply minister Sanjaya Das Burma, said Our government providing assistance to the people of the state from birth to death. We also providing adequate benefits to the farmers, kendu leaf pulkers, Nirman Shramik and all section of the working communities, he added
Commerce and Transport minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi, Local MP Balabhadra Majhi, and MLA Monohar Randhari, delivered the development programmes of government.
Among others Umerkote MLA Subas Gond, Zilla Parisad President Motiram Nayak, Collector Rashmita Panda, addressed to gathering.
Eight Congress activists including a councillor, and 4 BJP activists were detained by police this morning before Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Nabarangpur district.