Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 12.81 crore for 58 panchayats in three blocks of three districts under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana at the block level.
The chief minister interacted with the block representatives through video conferencing at State Secretariat here and sanctioned the amount for 543 projects.
Of the sanctioned amount, Rs 2.52 crore has been earmarked for 88 projects in 14 panchayats of Koraput block in Koraput district while Rs 6.16 crore has been sanctioned for 295 projects in 28 panchayats of Golamunda block in Kalahandi district.
Similarly, Rs 4.13 crore was approved for 160 projects in 16 panchayats of the Kakatpur block in Puri district.
The chief minister advised the people and the block representatives to ensure timely completion of the projects.