Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated 34 wayside amenity centres across the State through a video conference at the Secretariat here today.
The centres are located at Jatamundei Chhak in Cuttack, Duburi-Kalinganagar in Jajpur, Odagaon in Nayagarh, Dhama in Sambalpur and Kapilash in Dhenkanal.
Constructed at Rs 1.10 crore, each, the amenity centres along the national highways, state highways and other major roads will have basic facilities like food, drinking water, rest room, toilet and parking facilities for travelers. Besides, facilities like trauma care and vehicle repair units will be added to the fold in coming days.
Sources said total 50 such centres will be constructed at several places across the State in the next phase. The Works Department has been assigned for maintenance of the centres.