Odisha CM inaugurates slew of projects in Koraput and Nabarangpur

Koraput/Nabarangpur: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated projects worth Rs 1,155 crore and laid foundation for development works worth Rs 1,846 crore during a whirlwind tour to Nabarangpur and Koraput districts today. Patnaik also launched the much-awaited Telangiri Irrigation Project (TIP), constructed at a budget of Rs 992.85 crore in Koraput.

“The TIP will strengthen the economy of the farmers of the region,” Patnaik said.

In all, he dedicated projects worth Rs 1,136.4 crore to the people of Koraput and laid foundation of new works worth Rs 749 crore. The chief minister also attended a youth conclave organised by the Biju Yuva Bahini (BYB) at Jeypore.

In Nabarangpur, the chief minister inaugurated projects worth Rs 1,097 crore.

On the other hand, police detained 20 Congress workers who showed black flags to the chief minister during his visit.

(With agency inputs)