Bhubaneswar, Aug 13: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated 29 development projects worth Rs 215 crore in Jagatsinghpur district today.
The Chief Minister said that Jagatsinghpur district is one of the leading districts in Odisha. “ Jagatsinghpur district has a reputation for industry and agriculture. It was from Jagatsinghpur district that Biju Babu embarked on the development journey of Odisha. The port of Paradip is one of the major ports in the country today. The importance of paradise has also increased as an industrial city,” said Patnaik.
The CM further said that the projects focus on the development of education, health, agriculture, communications, irrigation and tourism. “We have all been affected by the epidemic for more than a year now. The livelihoods of many people have been affected. Therefore, the state government has provided more than Rs 2,000 crore to the poor, farmers, workers and mothers,” added Patnaik.