Bargarh, Nov 13: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik distributed Smart health cards Under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) during his visit to Bargarh on Saturday.
He dedicated a slew of welfare projects across the Bargarh district in the afternoon.
During a public meeting convened at Bijepur, the Chief Minister distributed the smart health card to some beneficiaries of the district. Around 3.64 lakh people of the district will avail the benefits of the smart health card, said Naveen.
He also laid foundation stones for various projects worth Rs 300 crore in the district and inaugurated 71 transformed schools. Similarly, new projects worth Rs 2,500 crore were undertaken in the district.
Addressing the people, Naveen said, Bargarh is the soil of Goddess Lakshmi as it is the rice bowl of Odisha. Lauding the traditional weavers of Bargarh, he said that the weavers of Bargarh have shown the magic of their hands through Sambalpuri sarees worldwide.