Saturday, January 31, 2015

Odisha cabinet approves land grant policy for Bhubaneswar

Note: I am glad that Odisha cabinet has approved one of the long standing demand for Upper Indravati Project (lift canal)

Bharat Press, Jan 31, 2015
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet Saturday permitted 12 proposals, together with the land grant policy 2015, for allotment of presidency land in Bhubaneswar to be able to guarantee complete improvement of the town.
The policy will facilitate creation of important infrastructure and facilities, promote the atmosphere of the town and stability the pursuits of various organisations and people in want of land within the metropolis, chief secretary G.C. Pati informed reporters right here.
The policy will look into the land required for housing by statutory authorities like Bhubaneswar Improvement Authority (BDA), Odisha State Housing Board (OSHB) and different our bodies. Land carved out into appropriate sizes within the capital metropolis for residential, business and institutional functions will probably be given by way of public sale, stated Pati.
The cabinet additionally agreed to have a Rs one hundred-crore corpus fund for pre-positioning of fertilisers within the state to offer it to farmers in the course of the Kharif and Rabi seasons.
“The main stumbling block in enhancing fertiliser consumption is the supply of fertilisers on the proper time and proper place. Odisha State Co-operative Advertising Federation (OSCMF) and Odisha Agro Industries Company (OAIC) might be concerned in procurement and provide of fertilisers to the farmers by way of the corpus fund,” stated Pati.
The corpus fund will probably be shared on a seventy five:25 foundation by OSCMF and OAIC respectively for pre-positioning of fertilisers inside the state.
The chief secretary additionally stated the cabinet gave its nod for making a corpus fund of Rs one hundred crore for pre-positioning high quality seed and planting supplies by the institutional businesses and supplying them to farmers on time.
State businesses Odisha State Seeds Company Ltd (OSSC), OAIC and Odisha State Cashew Improvement Company Ltd (OSCDC) will probably be concerned on this to make sure sufficient amount of seeds and planting materials for the farmers.
The cabinet additionally accepted the tender for two mega carry tasks cluster to be executed on Indravati reservoir within the state, stated Pati.
The tenders have been awarded to L&T ltd via a aggressive bidding course of. The primary raise irrigation undertaking costing Rs 757.eighty crore will probably be executed in PKoksara, Jayapatna and Dharmagada blocks of Kalahandi district. The second undertaking will value Rs 515 crore.  

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