This has been reported in telegraphindia.com dated 19 February 2016.
Moreover, the management of municipal solid waste generated in urban local bodies, creation of public awareness about sanitation and linking it to public health in order to avoid epidemics such as malaria, dengue, swine flu and jaundice are also on the anvil.
The government wants Indian Oil Corporation Limited and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited to adopt the Puri Municipality, while NALCO and IDCO should adopt Cuttack and Bhubaneswar and the NTPC to take over Talcher.
The state government has also tapped into the private sector and asked the Tata Steel, Jindal Steel and Power Limited, Odisha Stevedores Limited, JK Paper Mills, Tata Sponge Iron Limited, Paradip Phosphate Limited and other companies to support the initiatives.
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