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Ama Gaon Ama Bikash: Naveen Sanctions Rs 23.72 Cr for 5 Blocks in 4 Dists

ONI Bureau: Under the ongoing ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ flagship programme, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 23.72 crore for executing projects in 114 Gram Panchayats (GPs) of 5 blocks in 4 districts in Odisha.

The blocks which got the sanction are Kesinga and M.Rampur in Kalahandi district, Narasinghpur in Cuttack district, Kundra in Koraput district and Suliapada in Mayurbhanj district.

Of the sanctioned amount, Rs 5.50 crore has been earmarked for 240 projects in 26 GPs of Kesinga Block while Rs 3.80 crore for 136 projects in 19 GPs of M.Rampur Block, Rs 5.97 crore for 320 projects in 37 GPs of Narasinghpur Block, Rs 4.90 crore for 215 projects in 16 GPs of Kundra Block and Rs 3.60 crore for 134 projects in 16 GPs of Suliapada Block.

It is to be noted that the Ama Gaon Ama Vikash Yojana (Our village, Our development) programme was launched in the state on March 5 this year with an aim to reach out to people in rural areas and involve them in the development process.