While the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) is moving towards its smart goals,Honourable Chief MinisterNaveen Patnaik today inauguratedthe state-of-the art Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC), besides two other projects and laid the foundation stone for another two.
The Chief Minister inaugurated the command and control centre for the city and the new Smart City Office on the fifth floor of BMC-Bhawani Mall in Saheed Nagar. He also dedicated the Smart Parks in Saheed Nagar and City-wide Solar Powered Adaptive Traffic Signal System at AG Square,to the citizens of the Temple City. Along with inauguration of these three completed projects, the Chief Ministeralso laid the foundation stone for aSensory Park for children with special needs, in Saheed Nagar and an Integrated Public Service Centre (IPSC) at Bapuji Nagar.
Among others, Honourable Water Resources, Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Minister Niranjan Pujari, Odia Language, Literature, Culture and Tourism Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, Bhubaneswar MP Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patsani, MLA Bhubaneswar (Central) Bijaya Kumar Mohanty, MLA Bhubaneswar (North) Priyadarshi Mishra, Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena and local councillors of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) were present.
Senior officials of the H&UD Department, Bhubaneswar Development Authority, BMC and BSCL were also present. Local residents of all age groups also participated in these events.