Naveen launches 2nd phase of OTELEP

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the second phase of Orissa Tribal Empowerment and Livelihood Programme (OTELP) here.

Last Updated: Apr 19, 2011, 20:57 PM IST

Koraput (Orissa): Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik on Tuesday launched the second phase of Orissa Tribal
Empowerment and Livelihood Programme (OTELP) here.

"The second phase of the programme will cover at least 700
villages of Koraput and Malkangiri districts," the Chief
Minister said.
Over Rs 260 crore would be spent in next seven years to
enhance the food security of around 40,000 families in these
districts, Patnaik said.
He also inauguarated a 100-capacity tribal girls` hostel
at Hardali, an integrated tourist complex at Kolab Nagar,
Bharat Nirman Seva Kendra at Koraput town and laid the
foundation of a residential training complex at Landiguda
during his one-day visit to the district.

PTI