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Govt Boys High School Bhubaneswar
Transit House For IAS Officers On Govt School Land In Bhubaneswar Sparks Row 

The alumni and parents’ associations of Unit 6 Government Boys High School in the heart of the city recently wrote to local MLA, MP and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking immediate suspension of boundary wall construction by the BDA on about 1.5 acres of land of the school citing it is lying unutilised. 

Odisha: BDA Launches Pension Scheme For its Employees

Bhubaneswar: In a welcome move, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has initiated process to bring all its employees including those already retired, under the ambit of its pension scheme. A notification in this regard was issued on Wednesday asking all its employees including the retired staff to submit the name of their spouse with date […]

Ekamra Khestra Development Plan
Odisha: ASI Takes Note Of Violations In Lingaraj Temple Surrounding Demolition Drive

Bhubaneswar: With the two-member inspection team of ASI having returned to New Delhi where they will submit the fact-finding report on violation of the AMASR Act, highly placed sources privy to the report have disclosed that the report contains some damning revelations. “Prima facie the Ekamara Khestra Development Project implementing authorities have violated the Ancient […]

No Approval Needed for Low Risk Building As BDA Makes 104 Pre-Approved Plans Online
No Approval Needed for Low Risk Building As BDA Makes 104 Pre-Approved Plans Online

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has relaxed norms for construction of house on small plot under its jurisdiction in the Capital City as the authority has notified standard building plans for low risk building category on Friday. Now, the process has become almost effortless, requires fewer documents and completely hassle-free for land-owners planning to […]

Several Odisha Govt Offices Closed After Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: Several Odisha government offices have been closed after detection of COVID-19 cases among employees. The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) was shut today for 48 hours after two of its staff tested positive for the virus. Similarly, restrictions were clamped on visit by public to Jajpur Sadar Tehsil office after the concerned Tehsildar tested COVID […]

COVID19 Lockdown: Parks Reopen In Bhubaneswar, Masks Mandatory For Visitors

Bhubaneswar: After remaining shut for almost two months due to Covid-19 lockdown, major parks in Bhubaneswar were thrown open to public from today following easing of some restrictions by the State government. As per reports, four parks including Buddha Jayanti Park, Madhusudan Das Park, IG Park and Forest Park in the capital city have been […]

Bhubaneswar Development Authority Organises Park Utsav

Bhubaneswar: With the motto, ‘Let’s appreciate our parks’, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) on Sunday organised Park Utsav in the Smart city. The Park Utsav, organised on the lines of Patha Utsav (street fest), will be organised at seven locations for seven consecutive Sundays, informed senior officials of BDA. “Bhubaneswar is fortunate enough to have 100 […]

Exchange 'Green' Gifts From This New Year Onwards, Appeal Bhubaneswar Authorities

Bhubaneswar: A first of its kind initiative, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with yet another unique ‘Go Green’ campaign urging the denizens to stop the practice of exchanging gifts that create non-biodegradable waste burden and adopt exchange of eco-friendly gift items in the Temple City from this New Year onwards. The outlook […]

BDA Official Lands In Vigilance Net Over Disproportionate Assets

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance Department today conducted raids at the residence of an official of Bhubaneswar Development Authority(BDA) and four other places in Bhubaneswar and Jagatsinghpur on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. As per reports, the raids were conducted at residence and office of Section Officer Bibhuti Bhushan Ray in […]

Officials To Paddle To Office Once In Week In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The city administration in the capital city of Odisha on Wednesday asked all employees to come to office on cycle or by walking once in a week to promote a better city environment, healthy lifestyle and sustainable urban habitat. The city administration comprising Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL), Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar […]

Lingaraj Market Complex In Bhubaneswar Demolished

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) jointly began a demolition drive at decades-old Lingaraj Market complex in the Old Town here on Friday. Four JCB machines were engaged by the authorities for the demolition drive which began as per a prior notice. One platoon of police force has been deployed […]

Illegal Parking Fee: BDA Serves Notice To Shopping Malls, Hospitals

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of the collection of parking fees ‘illegally’ despite restrictions, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) on Monday issued notices to as many as 14 hospitals and shopping malls in the city for violating off-street parking norms. The notices have been served to- Symphony Mall (Rudrapur), The World Mall (Madhusudan Nagar), Forum Mart (Kharavela Nagar), […]

Bhubaneswar Malls Fooling Visitors By Flouting Free Parking Directive?

Bhubaneswar: Despite strict orders from Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) to different commercial establishments to stop collecting off-street parking fees on their premises, norms are being flouted in the name of facilitation fee. During a reality check by OTV, it was found that BDA order is being flouted in prominent shopping malls like DN Regalia Mall, […]

More Housing Projects, Market Complex & Interstate Bus Terminal In The Offing For Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The development body of the smart city, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) on Sunday passed several resolutions with an aim to make Bhubaneswar a world-class city during the observance of its 37th Establishment Day at Jayadev Bhavan yesterday. A slew of housing projects for middle-class people, bus terminal, shopping complex and parking lot have been […]

Illegal houses on govt land razed at Haldipadia slum in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Around six houses that were illegally constructed on government land at Haldipadia slum were razed to ground in a special drive undertaken by the joint enforcement squad of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday. All the unauthorized constructions were demolished amidst tight security arrangements by Commissionerate Police. The authorities […]

Validation of cyclone hit Bhubaneswar city vendors begins

Bhubaneswar: A month-and-a-half after the cyclone Fani battered Odisha, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Wednesday started validating a list of the city’s street vendors affected by the calamity in order to provide each of them an assistance of Rs 10,000, officials said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had announced last month that about 30,000 street vendors […]

Speed detectors, cameras in Bhubaneswar to keep rash drivers on leash

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to clampdown on traffic rule violators in the capital city, speed detectors and cameras will be activated across multiple locations, informed Vice Chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), Krishan Kumar today. “Many technology driven projects are being undertaken which will help in traffic management. At 6 locations, speed detection devices have […]

Open air museum in Bhubaneswar to have scrap sculptures

Bhubaneswar: To boot socio-cultural art of the State, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) in association with Artists Network Promoting Indian Culture (ANPIC) has been constructing an open air sculpture museum in five acres of land at Kalinga Nagar here. As many as 21 artists from 14 countries have congregated to create sculptures from waste materials […]

Odisha panel to aid seismic mapping of Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has set up a committee to facilitate a team from the Ministry of Earth Sciences conducting a seismic micro-zonation mapping for the entire Bhubaneswar Development Plan Area (BDPA), an official said. The team of experts from the ministry has started the initial survey for the purpose. Bhubaneswar is a leading city […]

BDA, BMC demolish encroachments in Jaydev Vihar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) are intensifying their eviction drive to address man-made flooding in ‘Smart City’ Bhubaneswar. After razing down encroachments near the ISKCON temple and Nayapalli area, the city administration is now focussing on unclogging the Drain no 4 near Jaydev Vihar by demolishing the structures […]

Discretionary Quota: GA Dept Seeks Action Taken Report In 7 days

Bhubaneswar: The General Administration (GA) Department today served notices to Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), Cuttack Development Authority (CDA) and Odisha State Housing Board (OSHB) seeking the Action taken report on the progress and implementation of the Taradatt Task Force recommendations on multiple allotment of plot/flat/house at Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. In a letter to the concerned […]

Eviction drive near Kalinga Stadium ahead of Men's Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar: With less than four months remaining for the Men’s Hockey World Cup to be played at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, the authorities of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) undertook a special drive to clear encroachments near the stadium today. The eviction drive was taken up alongside gate no-9 of […]

DQ scam: Only 4 allotted houses cancelled in 4 years

Bhubaneswar: Four years after the State Cabinet decided to cancel plots and flats given away under the discretionary quota (DQ) in view of large scale irregularities, the Odisha government has been able to cancel only four such allotted houses. The data was furnished by the Urban Development minister, Niranjan Pujari in a presser today. According […]

After IMFA, conspiracy against Ortel alleged

Bhubaneswar: At a time when unrest at IMFA is threatening the livelihood of many, a group of protestors led by the local citizens committee today staged a demonstration outside the Ortel Head Office in Bhubaneswar without prior notice and illegally locked up the main gate demanding eviction of the office. The demonstration by some locals […]

Smart City Bhubaneswar to introduce public bicycle sharing system

Bhubaneswar: Soon a Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) system, controlled by Mobile applications (apps), will be introduced in Smart City Bhubaneswar as part of a strategy to develop a non-motorised, green and healthy city transport network. Speaking on the initiative, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) Vice-Chairman Krishan Kumar informed that commuters can ride bicycles after booking them […]