Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated Odisha Bhawan in Chennai.
“With the completion of this facility, we have created an institution which will provide a platform for engagement between Odisha and the State of Tamil Nadu,” said the Chief Minister.
Informing that both the states have enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship, he recalled his association with Late J. Jayalalitha, who was kind enough to provide this plot of land.
The foundation of Odisha Bhawan was laid on 11th May 2012. The Bhawan has been built at a cost of Rs.22 crores.
The Chief Minister complimented the officials of Odisha government for completing the construction in good time and maintaining quality and aesthetics. He also thanked the Government of Tamil Nadu for having extended their full support and cooperation in this venture.