CM launches apps to provide citizen-centric services

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched mobile app ‘AMA SAHAR’ and ‘SWACHHA SAHAR ODISHA’ web app to provide citizen-centric services. 

With the launching of web app, the urban local bodies (ULBs) will be able to submit utilisation certificate online which will bring better fiscal management.

A state level Local Self Government Day was observed today at Lok Seva Bhawan through video conference.

Addressing the occasion, the Chief Minister urged upon all ULBs to work dedicatedly to meet the growing aspirations of the people living in urban areas especially during this challenging pandemic days. 

While taking pride in the achievement made by our local bodies in making the cities cleaner, the Chief Minister appreciated the efforts made by the ULBs in the management of solid and liquid waste. 

He also commended the sanitation warriors for their continuous and dedicated efforts during the pandemic.  

Hailing the role of women SHGs in urban sanitation, the Chief Minister said, ‘Women empowerment is one of the success Mantras of our government.”

The Chief Minister dedicated 100 Functional Micro Composite Centres and 50 Functional Material Recovery Facilities in the various urban local bodies of the state.  

The CM also laid foundation stone for establishment of 51 Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant to ensure larger coverage of this facility across all cities and towns.

With the State’s constant endeavour to engage community-based organizations for management of sanitation facilities, Patnaik handed over the operation and maintenance of four Septage Treatment Plants to Mission Shakti groups of Rourkela, Angul, Balasore and Dhenkanal Municipalities.