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CM Naveen Patnaik Lays Foundation for 55 New Bus Stands in 22 Districts

Bhubaneswar: In order to boost up rural connectivity, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid down the foundation for 55 Bus Stands in 22 districts of the state today.

These Bus Stands will be set up at block levels taking into account several factors like distance from district headquarters, economic activity, places of tourist interest, existing communication facility and other factors.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister Patnaik said that Rural Connectivity has always been one of the topmost priorities for his government. “The initiative will connect the rural people of the state with better communication infrastructure, and benefit the them to a great extent and prove to be yet another milestone in the communication scenario of the State,” he said.

The Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) has been connecting Odisha and all its major reasons through its fleet of buses.

Thanking OSRTC for reaching across the entire State and connecting people through an integration of infrastructural development and effective communication network, he expressed happiness over constant innovation and improvement in the quality of service that has been provided to the people of Odisha.

Attending the programme, Minister for Commerce & Transport Padmanabha Behera said that his department his working to improve the transport scenario of the state to realize the vision of Chief Minister for providing better communication infrastructure to rural people.

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