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New state-of-art BMC office in Madhusudan Nagar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has identified 5.519 acres of land in Madhusudan Nagar for construction of its state-of-the-art headquarters.

In the first phase, BMC has moved General Administration Department for allotment of 1.934 acre of land for the purpose. The proposed main office building will have all wings of BMC at one place.

BMC has also identified 3.190 acre of land in Gopabandhu Nagar (Bachelor’s Barrack) in unit-8 for developing a modern Commercial Complex. A proposal in this regard is being moved to GA department for allotment of land, said a press release.

The above sites were finalized during a joint site visit headed by the Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary accompanied by Special Secretary, GA Department BMC Commissioner on May 6.

Similarly, BMC has identified space for development of state-of-art multi-level parking in seven places in public private partnership (PPP) mode and two surface parking to ease traffic congestion in high deficit areas in the city. The sites identified for multi-level parking places are opposite Pantha Niwas (BJB Nagar), Bapuji Nagar, Rajmahal Square, behind Market Building in Unit-2, Ashok Nagar, CRP Square and Sahid Nagar.

Similarly, two surface parking will be developed, one between the Raj Mahal and the Master Canteen Squre and another between the Rupali Square and the Vani Vihar square. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting held under chairmanship of BMC Commissioner Dr Krishan Kumar on Thursday A joint survey team comprising GA Department, BDA and BMC and Commissionerate Police (Traffic) officials had recommended to this effect.

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