Behera team visits Gurupriya bridge

Malkangiri: A three-member team headed by Development commissioner Upendranath Behera, which is on a three-day visit to Malkangiri district, today reviewed the progress of the construction work of Gurupriya bridge here.

Behera accompanied by Water Resources department and PWD secretaries discussed with the BSF personnel about the security for the construction of bridge and directed the contract organisation to expedite the work.

Notably, this is the first trip by Behera to the backward district after taking special charge of Malkangiri.

The State government recently appointed four senior IAS officers including Behera with special responsibilities of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected backward districts of Nuapada, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur and Kandhamal to accelerate development work.