Odisha CM reviews Progress of Smart Janpath Project


Bhubaneswar: June 17: Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik visited the on-going ‘Smart Janpath Project’ under the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) on Saturday to take stock of the progress and directed the officials to complete the construction work in the given time.

Naveen went through a presentation and inspected the work being undertaken including the specific corridors along the road and expressed his pleasure over the progress. Officials present there, briefed Chief Minister regarding the progress, that has been started from Sishubhawan Square which includes Streetscape design, beautification, landscaping, intersection redesign and infrastructure upgrades in Bhubaneswar’s Town Centre District (Area Based Development) under Smart Cities Mission on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Mode. Senior officials of BSCL, BDA and BMC were present in the presentation meet.

Nearly 5.8 km stretch of road shall have active public plazas, proper crossings on the junctions, street furniture and dedicated vending zones and the estimated cost of the project will be Rs 79.56 crore. This project will be of great help to the residents as it will have dedicated corridor for pedestrians and cyclists as well.