Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced projects worth Rs 68 crore for Pipili and Delanga in Puri district on Tuesday.
Interacting with the people of the area through video conferencing, Naveen said as part of the centenary celebration of Mahatma Gandhi’s first visit to Odisha in 1921, the state government will establish a model school at Beraboi in Delanga. Mahatma Gandhi had visited Beraboi in 1938.
He recalled the contribution of former Pipili MLA late Pradeep Maharathy to the development of Pipili-Delanga area.
The chief minister announced projects related to roads, irrigation, stadium, bridges and bus stand in the two places.
Ministers Samir Ranjan Dash and Tusharkanti Behera attended separate public meetings at Pipili and Delanga respectively organised on the occasion.