Bhubaneswar, 4/8:As per the direction of Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik, a high level team comprising Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, Principal Secretary Water Resources Department Anu Garg, Secretary to Chief Minister (5T) V.K. Pandian and NHM Mission Director Shalini Pandit, today visited Bolangir district and reviewed various other developmental projects in the district and directed expeditious completion of the projects.
The team visited the Panchayat Samiti High School, Deogaon, P.P. Academy in Balangir and inspected various school up-gradation projects. They also interacted with the students, Teachers and Alumni.
It was revealed during the interaction that as many as 24 High Schools in Bolangir District will soon have modern facilities such as Smart Class Room, Science Laboratory, E- Library and other upgraded facilities. These schools have been taken up under School Transformation Programme of the 5T Initiative. The team also visited the Adarsh Vidyalay in Patharcepa and appreciated the brilliant performance of the school for last several years.
Visiting the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital, the officers asked to ensure the quality of work in all the projects of the MCH. They reviewed the progress of construction of Liquid Medical Oxygen Plant and PSA Plant and also visited the Attendant Rest Shed under construction, Ahaar centre, Covid Ward preparedness in ENT / Ortho Ward under WODC, Paediatric ICU facilities and Oxygen Supply Manifold System.
They also took stock of the Covid-19 situation and the District Administration’s preparedness to tackle the possible third wave of COVID-19. They visited the construction of 650 bedded Teaching Hospital of BBMC & H, Balangir and reviewed progress of work and asked the officials to complete the project on time.
The team also reviewed the progress of construction of ESS Building, Service Block, Medical Gas Pipe Line System, Single Bed Room Non-teaching Residence and Nurses Hostel there.
The team also visited the important Lower Suktel Irrigation Project site and reviewed the progress of construction of Dam and spillway. They directed to complete the work for spillway by June 2022.
Besides, the High Level team reviewed the progress of Science Park and planetarium, New Bus terminal, SDH & MCH, Patnagarh, SDH & MCH, Titilagarh, Balangir By-pass, Maharani Sagar Tank and various drinking water, electricity and other Irrigation project of the district. The team directed to expedite the land acquisition process for the Bolangir bypass.
During the High Level Team’s visit Collector ,Balangir Chanchal Rana , Superintendant of Police Nitin Kushalkar and Senior Departmental Officers were present .