04 December 2018
Bhubaneswar: Under the ongoing ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ flagship programme of Odisha Government since March 5 this year, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 26.86 crore for executing projects in 117 Gram Panchayats (GPs) of 7 blocks in 5 districts.
The Blocks are Papadahandi in Nabarangpur district, Ersama in Jagatsinghpur district, Rasgobindpur and Raruan in Mayurbhanj district, Champua in Keonjhar district, Chakapada and G. Udaygiri in Kandhamal district.
The Chief Minister today sanctioned Rs 5.75 crore for 245 projects to be undertaken in 23 GPs of Papadahandi Block while Rs 5.50 crore for 387 projects in 24 GPs of Ersama Block, Rs 3.59 crore for 152 projects in 16 GPs of Rasgobindpur Block, Rs 2.76 crore for 104 projects in 12 GPs of Raruan Block, Rs 4.86 crore for 132 projects in 22 GPs of Champua Block, Rs 2.40 crore for 89 projects in 12 GPs of Chakapada Block and Rs 2 crore for 47 projects in 8 GPs of G. Udaygiri Block. The total projects to be executed are 1156.
Including today’s programme, the Chief Minister has till date sanctioned funds on the spot for 5538 GPs under 255 Blocks while Rs 1261.20 crore has been approved for 51,229 rural projects.
Today two women, one from Kandhamal’s Chakapada Block and Keonjhar’s Champua Block, suggested before the Chief Minister to build Mission Shakti house in each Panchayat. Accepting the suggestion, the Chief Minister at once announced that each Panchayat will have Mission Shakti house constructed.
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, Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, Panchayati Raj Department Principal 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.