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201 Biju Setus, 600km roads this year in Odisha


Bhubaneswar, May 26: The State Government has set a target to construct 201 more bridges and 600 km roads under the Biju Setu and the Mukshyamantri Sadak Yojan, respectively, during the current financial year, 2016-17.

This was informed by Rural Development Minister Badrinarayan Patra after attending a review meeting of the department chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Thursday.

It was revealed in the meeting that by now, 401 bridges and 136 km roads have been constructed under the two projects, respectively. Further, 100 Model Schools and 200 cyclone shelters have been constructed in last two years.

The Chief Minister directed the department to adopt third party assessment of all its projects for ensuring quality.

Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Department Secretary Madhusudan Padhi and senior Government officials were present in the review meeting. 

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