Bhubaneswar metro project :Naveen Patnaik, the chief minister of Odisha, examined the progress of Phase I of the Bhubaneswar Metro Project on Saturday and accepted the comprehensive project report for Rs 5,929 crore.
“The Government of Odisha will cover all costs.It will be implemented as a 5T initiative of the state government. 210 billion rupees have been earmarked in the supplementary budget of the current year,” the chief said in an official statement. announced the office of the ministry.
Odisha Chief Minister Patnaik will inaugurate the project on January 1, 2024. “The Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Project is an important landmark for Odisha. Bhubaneswar will connect selected major cities in the country with metro. This project will further strengthen the public transport of the city and enable economic growth of the city. The city has been recognized for several projects. and emerge as a city with a better quality of life. I am confident that this mega project will From Bhubaneswar to the most livable city in the country,” said CM Patnaik.
According to the Odisha government, the entire metro project alignment from Trisulia Square to Bhubaneswar Airport will be on an elevated structure and will run in the middle of the existing 20 station tracks. The stations include important places like Nandankanan, KIIT Square, Damana Square, Jaydev Vihar and Vani Vihar. Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar Railway Station, Bapuji Nagar, Sishu Bhawan and Capital Hospital.
CM Patnaik directed all the parties involved in the project to work closely together and ensure timely completion of the project. The meeting was attended by Housing and Urban Development Minister Usha Devi, Development Commissioner Anu Garg, Principal Secretary (HUD) Mathivathanan and senior officials.