Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal to have new food grain warehouses


Bhubaneswar: To store agricultural produce and PDS items in three southern districts Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal, the state government has decided to set up 13 new warehouses each with a capacity of 2,500 metric tonnes on public-private partnership mode, official sources revealed on Tuesday.

The new godowns would be set up in Khallikote, Rangeilunda, Bhanjanagar, Jagannathprasad, Patrapur and Sorada, Tikabali, Tumudibandh and Daringbadi to name a few. Apart from that smaller warehouses with 500 metric tonne storage capacity, would also be set up in each block of Ganjam district, to store PDS commodities, sources added.