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Naveen Patnaik Announces 34 New NACs

by Nita Mishra

This strategic move by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik aims to cater to the growing needs and aspirations of the people, as well as accelerate development initiatives across various regions. The decision to upgrade certain NACs to municipalities comes after careful consideration of public feedback and a thorough assessment of the developmental requirements, particularly during the recent visits of the 5T Chairman Karthik Pandian to different districts.

Upgraded NACs to Municipalities

Under this new directive, the following NACs have been elevated to municipalities:

  • Boudhgarh in Boudh
  • Karanjia in Mayurbhanj
  • Kantabanji in Bolangir
  • Chhatrapur and Aska in Ganjam

Newly Formed Notified Area Councils (NACs)

The list of new NACs to be established includes:

  • Pallahara and Chhendipada in Angul
  • Basta and Simulia in Balasore
  • Paikmal and Bheden in Bargarh
  • Agarpada in Bhadrak
  • Belpada and Saintala in Bolangir
  • Binjharpur, Panikoili, Jarka, and Chandikhol in Jajpur
  • Jaipatna in Kalahandi
  • Raikia in Kandhamal
  • Borigumma in Koraput
  • Sinapali in Nuapada
  • Chandili, Muniguda, and Bissamcuttack in Rayagada
  • Dunguripali in Subarnapur
  • Banei in Sundargarh
  • Sheragarh and Kukudakhandi in Ganjam
  • Kantilo in Nayagarh
  • Tangi and Begunia in Khurda
  • Salipur, Badamba, Narsinghpur, and Niali in Cuttack
  • Betanati in Mayurbhanj
  • Parjang in Dhenkanal
  • Kantamal in Boudh

Meeting Growing Demands and Developmental Needs

The decision to create these new NACs and upgrade existing ones to municipalities reflects the increasing population, economic growth, and development demands in these areas. Chief Minister Patnaik expressed optimism that these newly established NACs and upgraded municipalities will play a pivotal role in the comprehensive development and progress of their respective regions.

This initiative underlines the state government’s commitment to ensuring inclusive growth and effective governance, aligning with the aspirations and requirements of the local communities.

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