High level team reviews High School Transformation Under 5T
Sundargarh- A high level team lead by Odisha Chief Secretary Shri Suresh Chandra Mahapatra visited Sundargarh to review status of various ongoing developmental works in the district. The team reviewed the health infra in place and the administration’s preparedness amid a possible 3rd COVID wave.
Apart from the Chief Secretary, the team consisted of 5T Secretary Shri VK Pandian, Special Secretary to CM cum Secretary Sports Shri R. Vineel Krishna and Mission Director NHM Odisha Smt. Shalini Pandit.
The team visited 33/11 KV electric substation at Kundukela, Bhedabahal Coal Corridor, BaLA model AWC at Bhabanipur and High School Transformation Under 5T at Kinjirma Govt High School to review the ongoing work. They also reviewed the status of pediatric health infrastructure and preparedness for a possible third wave of COVID at NTPC COVID Health Centre.
In the end, the team held a review meeting at NTPC Medical College & Hospital where Collector Shri Nikhil Pavan Kalyan presented a report on various flagship welfare projects running across the district. Apart from health, the collector also informed about progress in other sectors like women & child development, nutrition, livelihoods, connectivity, drinking water, agriculture and irrigation etc.
After the review, Chief Secretary Shri Mahapatra briefed the press. “We reviewed the health facilities in Sundargarh amid a possible third COVID wave. We especially looked at the preparation of NTPC COVID Health Centre regarding Pediatric Ward, ICU, Ventilator etc. Similarly, we also saw 33KV electric substation, coal corridor, BaLA model Anganwadi centre and High School Transformation work”, informed the Chief Secretary to the media.
All Govt. High Schools in Sundargarh will get a facelift as part of the state government’s High School Transformation Under 5T initiative. Among the 50 high schools to be transformed in the first phase, the high level team took stock of the Kinjirma Govt High School. Chief Secretary and 5T Secretary sat in the Smart Class and interacted with a teacher in the studio and students from another school through virtual medium. The team also reviewed modern science lab, playground and other infrastructure along with the high school transformation work.
Along with the Collector Sundargarh, PD DRDA Shri Bhairab Singh Patel, CDMO Dr. Saroj Kumar Mishra, SP Sundargarh Ms. Sagarika Nath were present in the review meeting.