Mayurbhanj: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated and laid foundation stones for projects worth Rs 250 crore during his visit to Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday.
The Odisha CM inaugurated projects worth Rs 50 crore and laid foundation stones for projects worth Rs 200 crore during the visit. He also inaugurated Adani-KISS Residential School at Bankisola in the district.
This apart, Patnaik also announced Rs 5 crore for the development of Jagannath Temple in Baripada and assured that all steps will be taken for the development of tourism hotspots in the district like Khiching, Devkund and others.
Addressing the huge gathering, the Chief Minister said, education is empowerment and by means of education real change can be achieved in the society. The Odisha CM, in his address, also praised the steps taken by the Adani group in this direction.
Dwelling upon the initiatives taken by his government towards the development of the students, Patnaik said nearly 6 lakh students are studying at as many as 6500 schools across the state.
Due to such initiatives, the students are achieving success worldwide, he added.
He concluded by saying that many other projects are in the pipeline and the district will find a prominent place in the map of Odisha in the coming years.