Bhubaneswar, Feb 18: Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal today focused on inclusive growth of the state.
“My government is fully committed to develop all the regions of the state and empower all sections of the people,” said the Governor while delivering his customary inaugural address to the Odisha Assembly.
In his 40 page printed speech, Prof Lal said, “The world has been witnessing the unprecedented crisis since last year. The Covid-19 pandemic has created havoc at a global scale leading to severe damage across the nation. My government had understood the severity at the very beginning and has been proactively managing the situation as it emerged.”
“My government recognize that such a large scale pandemic cannot be managed without involving the Panchayati Raj institutions and community. The Government has ensured the community participation and mange the Covid-19 situation and creation of large scale infrastructure. Today, Odisha has successfully overcome the pandemic situation and has been praised by national and international organisations for its foresight and effective situation management without any hassle to the public,” said Prof Lal.
The Governor highlighted the achievements of the government at various levels in his speech. However, the Congress and BJP staged separate walk outs from the House during the Governor’s address.