Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today has sanctioned Rs 24.25 crore for 877 projects for 106 gram panchayats (GPs) in seven blocks in five districts under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash programme.
The blocks for which funds have been sanctioned are Beguniapada of Ganjam District, Chandrapur of Rayagada District, Gudbhela of Balangir District and Balangir Sadar, Kirimira of Jharsuguda District, Moroda and Baripada of Mayurbhanj District.
Of the total amount, Rs 5.5 crore has been sanctioned for execution of 107 projects in 22 GPs of Beguniapada, Rs 2 crore for 116 projects in 8 GPs of Chandrapur, Rs 1.70 crore for 84 projects in 13 GPs of Gudbhela, and Rs 6.30 crore for 247 projects in 25 GPs of Balangir Sadar.
Similarly, Rs 2 crore has been allocated for 47 projects in 8 GPs of Kirmira, Rs 4.80 crore for 229 projects in 20GPs of Moroda, and Rs 2.75 crore for 46 projects in 10 GPs of Baripada Block.
Notably, the Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana was launched in the state on 5 March this year. Under the programme, the Chief Minister interacts with the villagers on Wednesday and Friday in every week about the development in their village and approves projects instantly based on their demands. demand.