Jagan meets Naveen Patnaik; AP, Odisha decide to resolve host of issues

A number of issues of mutual interest were discussed by the two Chief Ministers particularly in the field of water resources, common boundary, energy, and left-wing extremism.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  9 Nov 2021 3:25 PM GMT
Jagan meets Naveen Patnaik; AP, Odisha decide to resolve host of issues

Vijayawada/Bhubaneswar: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy and his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik held a cordial and fruitful meeting on Tuesday. A number of issues of mutual interest were discussed by the two Chief Ministers particularly in the field of water resources, common boundary, energy, and left-wing extremism.

The two states decided to work closely on issues relating to Kotia group of villages, Naredi barrage, Janjhavati reservoir, Polavaram, release of water for Bhahuda river, and mutual NOC for Balimela and Upper Sileru.

Both states resolved to extend support towards tackling the problem of left-wing extremism and ganja cultivation.

The two states decided to work towards setting up a chair for Odia and Telugu languages in B.R Ambedkar University, Srikakulam, and Berhampur University, respectively. It was also decided to appoint language teachers in schools in border districts of the two states, supply books, and conduct language examinations.

The Chief Ministers decided that the chief secretaries of both the states will set up an institutional mechanism to deliberate on outstanding issues and find a solution that is in the best interest of the people of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

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