Bhubaneswar, Mar 10: Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra visited different areas in Khariar and Sinapalli blocks of Nuapada district today.
He looked into the operation and activities in bore well clusters. He also saw the onion cultivation and talked directly with the farmers. Then after Mahapatra reviewed the implementation of Biju express high way, irrigation projects, piped drinking water projects, horticulture and agricultural projects.
The Chief Secretary set the time line against each project and emphasized on delivery of targeted services to people at the earliest. Mahapatra said, “development of Nuapada district is in focus of the Government and all steps will be taken for enhancing income level of the people through utilisation of district’s potential”. Chief Secretary would take review of the progress in each 3 months.
Mahapatra also directed the officers of horticulture and agriculture department to facilitate the farmers by providing them direct market linkage for sale of their produces. District agriculture officer was directed to create awareness about cultivation of cash crops through field demonstration and regular motivational programs.