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Rashmi Rekha Das

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Saturday presented her annual report card highlighting her performance for third year as a Parliamentarian before the people of the constituency.

The BJP MP has laid emphasis on developmental work, hearing of grievances and their solutions and reaching out to common people in the past one year in the constituency.

Addressing media, Sarangi said, “A sum of Rs 6,473 crore has been spent for the development of National Highways which includes Rs 261.47 crore spent for 10 flyovers, Rs 301.6 crore spent for 28 Vehicle Under Passes (VUPs), Rs 9.5 crore for four Foot Overbridges (FOB), Rs 5744 crore for Capital Region Ring Road (111kms), Rs 157.47 crore for Khordha Bypass Road.”

The MP also informed that the Centre had sanctioned funds for 3,909 pucca houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana out of which construction of 3,574 pucca houses has been completed. Besides, 1,27,123 houses have been provided water supply through pipes. Efforts are underway to provide water supply through pipes to remaining 93,862 houses. Moreover, works are in progress to provide drinking water supply to each house through Mega Piped Water Supply Project for which Rs 1380.25 crore has been sanctioned.

“A sum of Rs 46.54 crore has been deposited in the accounts of 77,565 farmers out of 94.165 farmers. So far, 5,545 complaints have been heard out of 6,166 registered complaints. That apart, Rs 83, 24, 500 has been spent for the treatment of 32 persons under Prime Minister National Relief Fund. As many as 252 people have been provided assistance of Rs 10 lakh though Bharasa Kalyana Panthi. Being national spokesperson of BJP, I participated in 653 debates and gave my statements in various channels. Being a Parliamentarian, I took part in 26 debates and tried to sort out different issues related to parliament by presenting 124 questions in Parliament sessions”, briefed Sarangi.

Informing more about the expenses made under MPLAD funds, she said, “Rs 170.40 crore has been spent for irrigation purpose.  Besides, now we are eyeing at the development of the Bolgarh and Lingaraj Temple Road passenger halt apart from Bhubaneswar Railway Station. Also, efforts are to restore Prachi River.”

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