Bhubaneswar, Jan 12: Yesterday chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi informed the media that the construction of the Gurupriya Bridge in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda block in Malkangiri is 67% complete till now and is targeted to be completed by June this year.
Padhi was chairing a review meet of the Works Dept. He also noted the under construction of Trisulia Bridge on Mahanadi River and 5 medical colleges. Providing an update on the construction of medical colleges at Balasore, Baripada, Bolangir and Koraput, he said that the department is targeting to complete these four colleges by the end of this year. He further informed that the department has also completed all the required work in comparison to the last year. In the review meeting, he also reviewed the Biju Expressway project along with the land acquisition pertaining to various road projects. As compared to last year, the expenditure of the department is quite high, he added.