Tag: Smart City

Garbage dump in capital city Bhubaneswar
Can Swachh Bharat Mission see success in Bhubaneswar city?

Throwing garbage on the lanes is a day-long activity. For strange reasons, BMC has been displaying undue tolerance. Need of the hour is to identify some ugly spots where this habit is strong, fix CCTV cameras, capture images of people in flagrante delicto and initiate criminal action.

  • Monday, 26 September 2022
Garbage dump in capital city Bhubaneswar
Smart City Bhubaneswar Dumped Under Garbage!

In Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar, heaps of garbage and plastic waste can be seen piling up on roadside and in several residential areas, laying bare the struggle of the civic authorities to address the issue. These scenes captured on cam are not a sight for the sore eyes.

  • Friday, 26 August 2022
Traffic congestion in Bhubaneswar
Traffic congestion in Bhubaneswar: The problems and solutions

Smart city Bhubaneswar has been facing the problem of slow traffic; also, traffic holds up for quite sometime. We need to adopt more pragmatic and feasible measures to address the issues.

  • Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Bamboo fencing in Bhubaneswar Janpath
Bamboo fencing in Bhubaneswar Janpath smart or unsmart!

Under the Smart Janpath project, the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) replaced iron grills with bamboo barricades along the medians in the stretch between Vani Vihar and Sishu Bhawan. But is this a smart move?

  • Friday, 03 June 2022
Journalist Attacked In Bhubaneswar
Journalist Attacked In Bhubaneswar For Resisting Mobile Phone Snatching Bid

A journalist working as a senior editor with an Odia daily was reportedly attacked with an iron rod on the head and robbed of his mobile phone while he was out on a morning walk near Unit-8 Delta square in Bhubaneswar this morning (October 1).

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  • Friday, 01 October 2021
Bhubaneswar Drain Tragedy
Bhubaneswar Smart City Flooding Claims Boy’s Life

These are the cries of the crestfallen family of Jyoti Prakash Behera, who died after falling into a flooded open sewer in Bhubaneswar. Time and again, torrential rainfall has brought the smart city Bhubaneswar to its knees.

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  • Monday, 20 September 2021
‘Smart city’ claim falls flat on broken roads of Rangamatia

Bhubaneswar: Despite tall claims made by the State government on spending crores of rupees for development in ‘Smart City’ Bhubaneswar, broken and pothole-peppered roads of Rangamatia narrate a different tale. The main road in Rangamatia is filled with large potholes forcing pedestrians and school students to use the covered drains. During rainy days, one can […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Road to Smart City No 1 paved with traffic woes

An improved traffic system is a key component of a modern city. And awareness of traffic rules among the people is a key determinant of the state of the city’s traffic system. With Bhubaneswar set to become a Smart City soon, odishatv.in decided to check out the awareness levels of its denizens about rules on road safety

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Free Wi-Fi services launched in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s capital city, Bhubaneswar joined the elite club of cities that offer free wi-fi with the launch of ‘Bhubaneswar Me’ WiFi services for the citizens of the smart city today. The announcement came during a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat. “Bhubaneswar Me wi-fi services will be a game […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Bhubaneswar bags best Smart City award

Bhubaneswar: Achieving yet another milestone, Bhubaneswar has bagged the best Smart City award at the three-day international conference, ‘Smart City Expo India-2018’ held at Jaipur. In a tweet, the official Twitter account of the Smart City Expo India Jaipur informed about the award. “Our first Smart City Award category is the Best City Award. Congratulations […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Being smart globally: Bhubaneswar needs to brace up

Even as ‘Smart City Bhubaneswar promises core infrastructure, decent quality of life and clean environment to its denizens, there are several milestones that the city is striving to meet to get qualified under the globally accepted Smart City norms.

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
DAV Unit-8 reined in by BMC for dumping construction materials on road

Bhubaneswar: After Hotel Presidency and ISKCON temple, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has now reined in the DAV Public School Unit-8, for dumping construction and demolition waste on public road. In a show-cause notice issued to the authorities, the civic body accused the school of dumping garbage and plastic that washes down into the drain causing […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bhubaneswar 32nd best smart city govt globally

Bhubaneswar: Making headlines, city of temples, Bhubaneswar which topped the list of Indian Smart Cities in 2016 has notched another milestone by making it to the list of top 50 cities with best governments in the world, according to a ranking by a Singapore-based research institute. Eden Strategy Institute of Singapore which helps leading global […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bhubaneswar Operation Center
Bhubaneswar gets smart command, control centre

Bhubaneswar:  From traffic to solid waste management, a centralized network housed under the Bhubaneswar Operation Centre (BOC) has been launched to monitor public service delivery in the Bhubaneswar smart city. The first-of-its-kind centralized command and control centre was inaugurated by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today. “Bhubaneswar Operation Centre has been inaugurated today. This will […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CM Naveen reviews progress of Smart Janpath project

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday took stock of the progress of the much awaited ‘Smart Janpath’ project and directed the officials to complete the construction work in the given deadline. Patnaik visited the ongoing Smart Janpath Project under the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) and spent some time understanding the project brief, the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021