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Odisha Govt issues deadline for road repair

Bhubaneswar: Following steep rise in road mishaps in the State, Odisha Government on Wednesday issued a deadline for urgent repair of bad roads.

It has been instructed to complete the road repair works in the next three months and an intensive traffic awareness campaign will be launched across the State.

The traffic volunteer system will be implemented in four cities of the state - Rourkela, Berhampur, Sambalpur and Balasore.

A decision in this regard was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat today.

The engineering department has been asked to complete the repair of roads across the State by 5 March, informed source.

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