BDA Celebrates 36th Foundation Day Without Glitter

Bhubaneswar, September 1: Making it low-key affair, the 36th Foundation Day of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) was celebrated today with a simple function at BDA office, with the release of its annual report, 2018 and prizes for children of BDA employees, who scored high in Class X exam. Starting the note, Tourism and Odia Language, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Joint Eviction Drive Ends at Nayapalli Haza

Bhubaneswar, July 31: The much-awaited joint eviction drive of BMC-BDA over the encroachment in Nayapalli Haza was completed today with demolition of over 5,000 square feet three concrete structures, illegally built over a reclaimed land, created out of dumping of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Today’s demolition will pave the way for renovation of the […]

Joint Eviction Drive: Stone Pelting by ISKCON Devotees Injures 3

Bhubaneswar, July 28: 2,400 sq ft Govt land freed from encroachment In a successful joint eviction drive the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) demolished the unauthorised structure of ISKCON Temple and adjoining areas in Nayapalli, along the NH. During the eviction process four squads […]

BDA Plans 40 km Extensive Landscaping in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, July 27: Street beautification ahead of World Cup Hockey In a bid to increase green cover and improve landscape design along major roads in the State Capital, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has planned to undertake extensive landscaping and plantation activities along 40 km major roads ahead of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup […]

BDA to add 600 EWS houses in Nakhara

Bhubaneswar, July 26: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) today floated a request for proposal (RFP) for the selection of a bidder for Nakhara  Awas Yojana, an affordable housing project over 6 acres of land in Nakhara mouza on the city outskirts in public private partnership (PPP) basis. This project comes under the scheme “Housing for […]

BMC, BDA to ensure original width of Drainage Channel No. 10

Bhubaneswar, July 26,2018: Zero Tolerance Policy for encroachers of Govt land, wetland Natural drainage channel no. 10, which originates from Nayapalli Haza and carry rainwater from Nayapalli and its catchment nearby, will have its natural width of about 12 metre, till its reaches the nearby Bidyut Marg. A joint action team of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation […]

Bhubaneswar: No Projects in Environmentally Sensitive Zones Without Adequate Drainage

Bhubaneswar, July 19: In the wake of water logging in many low-lying areas across the city, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has decided to restrict development work in Environmentally Sensitive Zones (ESZ) demarcated in the Master Plan of Bhubaneswar. BDA would also ask the builders and real-estate developers to stop construction activities without complying with […]