Bhubaneswar, Oct 26: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched the 'Ama Odisha Naveen Odisha' program, which aims to strengthen the infrastructure in the rural areas, in Khordha and Jagatsinghpur districts.
On the fifth day, Patnaik launched the program via video conferencing.
Under the program, seven constituencies of Khordha district have received a total of Rs 95 crore. These constituencies are – Jaydev, Bhubaneswar North, Ekamar Bhubaneswar, Jatni, Begunia, Khordha and Chilika. A total of 2,763 projects will be implemented in 190 gram panchayats in ten blocks of these constituencies.
Similarly, Rs 99 crore have been sanctioned for four constituencies of Jagatsinghpur district. These constituencies are – Paradip, Tirtol, Balikuda-Erasama and Jagatsinghpur. A total of 2,922 projects will be implemented in 198 gram panchayats of eight blocks of these constituencies.
Notably, as per the program, a total of Rs 3,397 crore will be spent across the state under the program in which 6,794 panchayats will be benefitted. A total of 90,723 projects will be implemented across the state.
The program will focus on each panchayat and village. Each village will get Rs 10 lakh and each panchayat will get Rs 50 lakh.