Jajpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today dedicated a basket of projects in three blocks of Jajpur district and laid the foundation stone for other welfare projects.
According to reports, the Chief Minister arrived in Dasarathpur block this morning where he inaugurated two projects worth Rs 4 crore which includes a new road between Bautara High School and Jadua High School, a bridge and a new road at Guthunipada.
Besides, he also laid the foundation stone of seven projects, including two river bridges over Brahmani at Dattapur and Nuapatna, a new bridge and road between Dewanipatna and Duhudisahi and two new roads between Brundabanpur and Saundi and Madarakhanda and Babalapur. The estimated cost of these proposed projects is Rs 96.37 crore.
Patnaik then reached Dharmasala block where he inaugurated 245 projects worth Rs 457 crore, which include a new bridge over Badagenguti river on Nuahaat-Khadianga road, the renovated Expressway-Mahulakhali road, five renovated road projects viz., Barabati-Sabar Sahi, Bajabati-Khunta, Baunsadola Chhak-Uparagada, NH-200 at Sorei and Gokarneswar-Rampur, a bridge at Kalana, Aurangabad piped water supply project, 100 projects under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana, 77 new Anganwadi centres and 30 new community development centres.
The Chief Minister also laid the foundation stone of nine projects worth Rs 23.70 crore, including two bridges over Sagadia river on Sankha-Abhayapur-NH-16, one bridge at Imam Nagar and another bridge over a high-level canal on Dharmasala-Kabatbandh road, three new road projects, renovation work of Panturi canal embankment at Gadamadhupur and a bridge over Sagadia Nullah on Narasinghpur-Pipalidiha road.
After Dharmasala block, the Chief Minister arrived at Binjharpur block and inaugurated five projects worth Rs 38 crore. The newly-launched projects include three bridges at Kantitara, Argalkat and Bagamara, a new 33/11 KV sub-station at Bitana Pritipur and a multi-purpose flood shelter at Bangara.
Moreover, the Odisha CM also laid the foundation stone of two projects worth Rs 3 crore which include a rural water supply project at Oleichandanpur and a new Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Singhapur.
According to the Chief Minister’s Office, Patnaik will fly back to Bhubaneswar in the afternoon. Later, in the evening, Patnaik is scheduled to release a book titled “Aaina—2018” at the Chief Minister’s conference room at 5.45 PM at the State Secretariat here. The session will also see the launch of ‘KALIA Scholarship’ portal.