Cuttack: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday inaugurated the double lane road from SCB Medical College to Taladanda Canal project.

The Rs 14 crore road project is going to facilitate easy traffic flow to the SCB Medical College which has become a major health center of Eastern India.

Works minister Prafulla Mallick, urban development minister Pratap Jena, health minister Naba Kishore Das, Cuttack-Choudwar MLA Souvik Biswal praised the initiative taken by the chief minister in giving a new look to Cuttack city.

CMO chief advisor R Balakrishnan, development commissioner Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, additional chief secretary health Pradipta Mohapatra, water resource principal secretary Anu Garg, works secretary Krishan Kumar were present. Chief minister’s secretary and 5T secretary VK Pandian conducted the program.