Deogarh, 9/10:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the distribution of smart health cards under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana for Deogarh district. 2,70,000 people in the district will get the facility. The program has already been launched in five districts of the state – Malkangiri, Sundargarh, Balangir, Gajapati and Puri. To date, one million people in the state have received the smart health card, while 10,657 beneficiaries have received Rs 20 crore in health facilities at various private hospitals.
Addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister said that the natural beauty of Devgarh district is very beautiful and it is a gift of nature to Odisha. Biju Babu made it a special district to bring the administration to the people, the chief minister said. The Chief Minister said that the state government was taking steps to expedite the development program in Deogarh in view of Bijubabu’s great purpose.
On the occasion, the Chief Minister today inaugurated various projects worth Rs 700 crore in Devgarh district. It has laid the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 5,07 crore and inaugurated projects worth Rs 136 crore.
In the district
Focusing on the educational development process
The Chief Minister said that all the six government high schools in the district would be converted into five programs. The Chief Minister said that three mega piped water schemes have been implemented and steps have been taken to provide piped water facilities to all three blocks in the district.