Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal said that the State government will attempt to connect the silver city of Cuttack with smart city Bhubaneswar by Metro rail.
As Odisha Government steered by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been bracing up for a ‘new’ and an ‘empowered’ Odisha, the State Administration has tightened up its belt to further develop road connectivity in a bid to pace up the mobility of the commuters.
Addressing the inaugural session of the 16th Odisha Legislative Assembly, the Governor said the government will provide interest-free crop loans to small and marginal farmers up to Rs 1 lakh.
“Our women will now get Rs 10 lakh for their treatment instead of Rs 7 lakh under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana. All the widow and destitute women will get social security pension,” he added.
He said the government will endeavor to create 30 lakh employment opportunities in six focus sectors and 75 percent of jobs will be reserved for qualified local youth in all upcoming industries in Odisha.