Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday launched over 100 projects worth Rs 2085 crore in Kalahandi district. He inaugurated 54 projects and laid foundation stones for 52 projects.

The projects include mega lift irrigation project, food park, power free station, roads, bridges and busstand.

Patnaik, addressing a public function for the first time after 9 months at Mangalpur in Jaipatna block in the district , said that Kahahandi has become a role model of development.