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Odisha takes up projects worth over Rs 6438 crore under DMF

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

The government has taken up 11,434 projects worth over Rs 6,438 crore under (DMF) in various districts by December-end last year, said an on Thursday.

A total of 9,044 projects are in the high-priority sectors such as drinking water, education, preservation, pollution control, health and sanitation, skill development and livelihood activities.

The remaining 2,378 projects are in other priority sectors such as the development of physical infrastructure, irrigation, watershed, and afforestation, the said.

This was known from a high-level review committee held under the chairmanship of Aditya here.

Reviewing the progress, Padhi directed the departments to keep a tab on the projects under DMF and tune them with the departmental projects so as to avoid any duplication and augment the outcomes for the people.

asked the departments to provide necessary technical assistance to the districts for early completion of the projects and keep ready more number of projects in the priority sector.

A district-wise review of the programmes revealed that Angul, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Koraput, Mayurbhanj and Rayagada are the top eight districts in the DMF fund collection and allocation.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 17:32 IST
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