Smart City


Smart Dubai Office Advisor Visits Bhubaneswar to Understand Child Friendly Interventions

Bhubaneswar, August 11th: In order to understand various child friendly interventions and public facilities being created in Bhubaneswar as part of the smart city project implementation, Dr. Ali Al Azzawi, City Experience Advisor, Smart Dubai Office today visited the office of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) and several of the project locations including the recently inaugurated […]


Bhubaneswar: Massive Eviction Drive Along Drainage Channel 4

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its massive eviction drive and zero tolerance policy for encroachments on natural drainage channels in the city, the joint squad of BDA-BMC yesterday removed several concrete structures and buildings near Ekamra Villa in Jayadev Vihar area. The joint squad completed the demolition of a concrete structure on the channel, on which a local resident […]


30 peer leader girls from 16 BTCD slums receive capacity building training by BSCL

Bhubaneswar, August 6: Building on the success of the multi-phased training of 60 peer leader girls and boys in eight slums of Bhubaneswar Town Centre District over the last year, Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), a fresh batch of 30 girls selected from […]



Eviction in Science Park Basti Paves Way for Box Drain Plan

Bhubaneswar, August 6: A major eviction drive was successfully done today in Science Park Basti in Acharya Vihar despite heavy protest, where a box drain has been planned to divert excess water from Drainage Channel No. 4, which causes flooding in Acharya Vihar. Zonal Deputy Commissioner (South-East Zone) Binay Kumar Dash led the eviction drive […]


BDA to Establish Environmental Cell for Sustainable Urban Development

Bhubaneswar, August 5: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), is making moves to introduce sustainable development practices in construction and land development activities within its jurisdiction by establishing an Environmental Cell. It is pertinent here to mention that the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) of Bhubaneswar has proposed environmentally sensitive zones (ESZ) or open space use zones, […]



Lady Cop Slaps Odisha ADG’s Daughter

Bhubaneswar, August 3: A lady traffic police constable allegedly slapped the daughter of an IPS officer over rule violation at AG Square here yesterday afternoon. While some traffic personnel at the busiest AG Square backed their colleague, the victim reportedly filed a complaint at a city police station against the lady cop. The Bhubaneswar-Cuutack commissionerate […]