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Odisha CM Launches 'KALIA' Scholarship, Dedicates Projects Worth Rs 2,082 Cr To Dhenkanal & Angul


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24 February 2019

Himansu Mohapatra


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Dhenkanal: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited Panchupada here today afternoon and unveiled 103 projects worth Rs 953 crore for Dhenkanal and 36 projects worth Rs 1129 crore for Angul. After departing from Bhubaneswar at 3:25 pm, CM reached the site at 4 pm and attended the KALIA farmers’ convention.

He addressed the gathering and launched the KALIA scholarship here for the higher education of children belonging KALIA beneficiaries. Rs 1250 crore of financial assistance was also distributed to over 10 lakh landless farmers. Children of KALIA beneficiaries addressed the gathering and thanked the Chief Minister for the initiative.

Projects inaugurated in Dhenkanal:

18 check dams in Gandia, Hindol, Kamakhyanagar, Parajang and Dhenkanal Sadar Ranapasi railway overbridge

13 rural pipe water projects in Gandia, Dhenkanal Sadar, Hindol, Odapada, Kamakhyanagar, Bhuban, Parajang and Kankadahada blocks

4 road construction projects in Dhenkanal, Bhuban, Kamakhyanagar and Kankadahada

132/33 kV grid sub-station in Khajuriakata

2 bridges on Ramial river in Kamakhyanagar block and other projects

Foundation stones laid in Dhenkanal:

Parvati Giri mega lift irrigation project worth Rs 81.50 crore for 2954 hectares of farmland in Chhatia and Saradeipur

Mega pipe water BASUDHA projects worth Rs 129.69 crore for 132 villages of Odapada block.

Mega pipe water BASUDHA projects worth Rs 159.71 crore for 185 villages of Hindol block.

132/33 kV grid sub-station in Gandia block

4 road construction projects in Hindol, Kankadahada and Parajanga

14 pipe water projects in Gandia, Dhenkanal, Bhuban and Parajanga

3-lane bridge worth Rs 254 crore over Brahmani river in Dhenkanal Sadar- Kamakhyanagar block

20 check-dams in Dhenkanal Sadar, Gandia, Odapada and Hindol, and several other projects

Projects inaugurated in Angul:

Ogi-Para-Tainsi-Jagannathpur road project in Chhendipada block

Bridge over Purunakote canal on Angul-Tikarpada road High-level bridge on Singada canal in Talcher block and Chhendipada block’s Aunli canal

6 pipe water projects in Angul, Athamallik, Chhendipada and Pallalahara

Foundation stones laid in Angul:

Parvati Giri mega lift irrigation project worth Rs 162.80 crore for 5900 hectares of farmland in Kadapada Kuteswar, Kumihan and Olatha

2 high-level bridges on main canal of Derajanga

2 high-level bridges on Chadaka canal and Aunli canal

11 road projects in Angul, Kisornagar, Athamallik, Chhendipada, Pallalahara and Talcher

100-bedded special ward for Angul DHH

30-bedded women and child ward for Pallalahara subdivision hospital

Regional Transport Office in Talcher

Maa Hingula Cultural Complex

Mega piper water projects for Chhendipada, Talcher and Kania

Minor irrigation projects for Talcher’s Nandirajor and Rukuna

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Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister, Odisha

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Priyaranjan Mahanta, Block Chairman, Hindol, Dhenkanal

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Hemant Kumar Sahu, Farmer, Dhenkanal