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Odisha CM Announces Slew Of Development Projects For Bijepur

30 May 2019


Bhubaneswar: Within a day after swearing-in as the Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik announced a string of development and social welfare projects for Bijepur assembly constituency.

According to a communiqué released by the Chief Minister's Office today, about 34,000 eligible households having kutcha houses will be provided pucca houses in Bijepur.

Two mega pipe water supply schemes will be executed at an estimated cost of Rs 1,120 crore covering 8 lakh populations of 505 villages in Bargarh district.

All villages of Bijepur constituency will be provided with piped water supply with household connection in next two years.

A new mega lift project under Parbatigiri mega lift scheme will be taken up in Buromunda gram panchayat of Gasilet block with water source from river Ong at an estimated cost of Rs 48 crore. This will provide irrigation to 3,000 acres of cultivable land.

As many as 29 river lift projects and about 3,000 deep borewell irrigation projects will be taken up in Bijepur.

Infrastructure works including water supply, street lighting, roads, drainage, town hall, community centres, kalyan mandap, market complex, parks, office buildings, etc will be taken up in Bijepur and Barpalli NACs. Package for each town will cost Rs 40 crore and the works will be completed in the next two years.

In order to provide quality power to the farmers, separate agricuture feeders totalling 60 kms of 33 KV line and 125 kms of 11 KV line will be constructed. Besides, 50 new distribution transformers will also be setup to improve the voltage level.

Three new RI circles will be setup at Guderpalli, Talpalli and Dangabahal under Gasilet tehsil.

A new PHC will be opened at Talpadar in Bijepur block. Adequate number of doctors will be posted in existing health institutions within a week.

A government ITI will be setup at Bijepur. Besides, two skill development centres will also be setup at Gaisilet and Barpalli.

Four new road development projects covering a length of about 80 kms and one bridge project will be sanctioned to strengthen the road network in the area at the cost of about Rs 82 crore.

"The Chief Minister will review the implementation of the package in every two months. Part II of the package including livelihood and other sectors will be announced soon," the CMO communiqué noted.