Chief secy reviews Nabakalebar preparedness

Bhubaneswar: Reviewing the preparedness for Nabakalebar festival, the chief secretary of Odisha directed all departments to complete pending works for the grand occasion within scheduled time.

Chairing a meeting at Secretariat, chief secretary GC Pati ordered railway authorities and NHAI to expedite double lane work of railway line and National Highway connecting Puri.

Issues related to devotees’ accommodation, security arrangement, traffic plan were also discussed in the meeting. The chief secretary ordered to wrap up renovation work of all sacred ponds in the pilgrim town by February and March 2015.

Similarly, direction was issued to concerned authorities to complete drainage and sewerage works by April and May 2015.