Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday approved for creation of a new department named Mission Shakti.
The cabinet resolved 16 major decisions.
The major decisions include creation of Mission Shakti department and construction of ten mega rural pipe water supply schemes in Aul, Rajkanika, Chilika, Tangi, Banpur, Khordha, Jatani, Gondia, Bhubana, Golaminda, Jajpur and Binjharpur blocks.
The constitution of rural pipe water scheme for 26 GPs of Sambalpur district and 2 GPs of Jharsuguda district has also been sanctioned in the cabinet. Besides, the cabinet has sanctioned the lease of 25 acres of land for construction of one satellite center of AIIMS in Remuna Tahasil of Balasore district.