Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday released a short documentary and report on Odisha Police’s response to cyclone Fani which hit Odisha coast on May 3.
The high-level temple core committee and experts of Archaeological Survey of India on Saturday examined the condition of Garbhagruha (sanctum sanctorum) of the Jagannath temple.
Inspector of Handloom department, Cuttack, Gobinda Jena said as per a survey conducted by his department around 60,000 weavers from across the state were affected due to the cyclone.
BJP MLA from Puri Jayant Kumar Sarangi also criticised the state government for failing to restore electricity and supply drinking water at many places.
The water purification system will be maintained by Shapoorji Pallonji Group for five years after which it will be handed over to the hospital authorities.
Odisha government might utilise a part of the contribution to construct two new shelter homes in the state.
As many as 555 elementary and 58 government-aided schools in different blocks of Jagatsinghpur were badly hit by Fani but are yet to be repaired.
Naveen Jindal appreciated Odisha Chief Minister’s effort in saving lives during cyclone and relief and restoration work in its aftermath.
They also briefed CM Naveen Patnaik about activities of WTC and its presence in the international trade arena besides their constant endeavour in promoting bilateral trade.
As many as 19 lakh people belonging to 1,772 villages were affected while 2.78 lakh houses and 1,180 boats were damaged due to Fani.