Ace archer Vennam Jyothi Surekha who received a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh along with her Arjuna Award has decided to donate the entire amount to the soldiers’ welfare fund. Surekha who was in New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that she will donate the sum “as part of my responsibility towards the nation”.
The NABARD has sanctioned Rs 372.51 crore loan assistance under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to Odisha towards irrigation and rural bridge projects for the last quarter of this fiscal. A total number of 17,322 lift irrigation projects including bore wells, shallow tube. . . . .