Urban development dept asked to expedite schemes

Bhubaneswar: Reviewing the infrastructure development in industrial urban areas, chief minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the Housing and Urban development department to expedite the development schemes in eight industrial town of the State. Two or three development authorities would take measures for the development of the urban areas.

It was decided in the meeting that a Regional Development Authority will be formed merged with the municipalities in the industrial towns. Officials of the Urban development department have been directed to prepare blueprint by March 2016 over the development of the towns.