Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches initiative to make state slum free in 3 years. All slums in #Odisha to be converted into ‘Adarsh Colony’ in next 3 years; developmental activities in around 1000 slums to begin immediately, slums dwellers will get electricity supply, drinking water, proper road & hospitals said CM Naveen Patnaik at the launch of Slum up-gradation program.
Chief Minister today through Video Conference, inaugurated Slum Upgradation Programme to transform 2919 slums in Odisha, with a vision of slum free cities under JAGA Mission. The programme started from Balasore, the land of Fakir Mohan and Hon’ble Chief Minister said all slums will be transformed into model colonies in next 3 yrs.
Chief Minister said that slum dwellers contribute immensely to the development of urban space and their welfare is a priority of Government. He also started distribution of Land Entitlement Certificates to 1,05,000 people which will be expanded to 4.5 lakh in 101 Municipalities.
Chief Minister dedicated 116 Multi-Purpose Community Centres ‘PARICHAYA’ for slum dwellers.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik released the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) which contains the details of the process to be followed for implementation of Slum Upgradation.