Gajpati: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited Gajapati district and dedicated development projects worth Rs 66.62 crore and laid foundation for projects of Rs 13.77 crore.
The major projects which were launched by the Chief Minister included four High-Level Bridges, eight minor bridges, road projects, three water supply projects and five Mission Shakti Odisha Bhavans.
The Chief Minister said the new projects will augment connectivity and irrigation in the region and enhance civic amenities.
During his visit to the district, the Chief Minister also unveiled a statue of 8th century Buddhist sage Guru Padmasambhava.
“Gajapati district is shining on the tourist map of India. The State Government will continue to promote Buddhist Tourism in Odisha,” asserted Patnaik.