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Ama Gaon Ama Bikash: Odisha CM Sanctions Rs 24.25 Cr For 106 GPs Of 7 Blocks In 5 Districts


11 January 2019

Debashish Maharana


Bhubaneswar: Under the ongoing ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ flagship programme of Odisha Government since March 5 last year, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 24.25 crore for executing projects in 106 Gram Panchayats (GPs) of 7 blocks in 5 districts.

The Blocks are Beguniapada in Ganjam district, Chandrapur in Rayagada district, Gudbhela and Balangir Sadar in Balangir district, Kirmira in Jharsuguda district, Baripada and Morada in Mayurbhanj district.

The Chief Minister today sanctioned Rs 5.5 crore for 107 projects to be undertaken in 22 GPs of Beguniapada Block while Rs 2 crore for 116 projects in 8 GPs of Chandrapur Block, Rs 1.70 crore for 84 projects in 13 GPs of Gudbhela Block, Rs 6.30 crore for 247 projects in 25 GPs of Balangir Sadar Block, Rs 2 crore for 47 projects in 8 GPs of Kirmira Block, Rs 4.80 crore for 229 projects in 20 GPs of Morada Block and Rs 2.75 crore for 47 projects in 10 GPs of Baripada Block.

Including today’s programme, the Chief Minister has till date sanctioned funds on the spot for 6211GPs under 285 Blocks while Rs 1422.87 crore has been approved for 57,107 rural projects.

In this ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ programme, the Chief Minister directly discusses with the villagers and sanctions funds for their proposed projects. It is also the best example of the Odisha CM’s 3T mantras of Technology, Team Work and Transparency.

Besides the Council of Ministers, MPs, MLAs, Development Commissioner, Panchayati Raj Department Principal Secretary, Energy Secretary and senior officers of various departments of the State Secretariat, concerned District Collectors, elected PRI members and the village people of the concerned blocks were also present.

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