Boudh: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited Boudh district where he inaugurated a slew of developmental projects and laid the foundation stones of others.
According to official sources, the Chief Minister reached Kantamal in Boudh district at around 11.40 am and inaugurated 45 welfare projects, including four high-level bridges in Kantamal block, six road projects and four girls’ hostels with 100 beds each worth Rs 116 crores.
He will also laid the foundation stones of two bridges in Boudh and Kantamal blocks, six piped water supply projects, a road project and a 100-bedded hostel for ST and ST girl students worth Rs 310.59 crores.
The Chief Minister distributed assistance to the beneficiaries under various schemes and also addressed the huge public gathering at Ghantapda High School ground.
From Kantamal, the Patnaik left for the district headquarters, where he inaugurated 47 welfare projects worth Rs 76 crores, including four bridges between Boudh and Harabhanga, three road projects and 12 hostels.
He also laid the foundation stone of 28 projects worth Rs 467 crores, including five bridges, 13 road projects and five rural piped water supply projects. Later, he will address a public meeting and provide financial assistance to the beneficiaries.
The Chief Minister also distributed assistance to the beneficiaries under various schemes and also addressed a public gathering there.