5T Secretary Visits Narayanapatna and Deomali

Koraput: As directed by  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Secretary to CM  VK Pandian today visited  Narayanpatna Block and  r e v i e w e d v a r i o u s developmental activities in the area. He first visited  the famous Jagannath Mandir there and spoke to  the priests of the temple  and locals. He assured  them to take up the development of the shrine  for the benefit of devotees.  He asked the District administration to submit a  master plan for renovation of
the temple and adjoining  areas. He then visited the site of the  Jhanjhavati Dam and spoke  t o M i n o r I r r i g a t i o n Department officials and asked them to expedite the  tender process. He advised  the Land Acquisition Officer  to take up land acquisition  with immediate effect. He  said that the dam and the  c o n s e q u e n t irri g a ti o n programs will have life changing impact for the  people of Bandhugan and  Narayanapatna. The socioeconomic landscape of the  area will be transformed,  he said. He then visited SSD School at Dandabadi and  Odisha Adarsh Vidyalaya  at Pachingi and interacted  with the students and teachers. He enquired about facilities available  f o r t h e m . H e t h e n inspected the 5T works at  OAV and inspired the students to aim big in life.  He assured them of full  s u p p o r t f r o m t h e government. Sports Secretary Vineel Krishna and District Collector Abdaal M. Akhtar among others were  present during the visit.