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Smart City Limited (BSCL) To Take Part In Niti Ayog Meet

Bhubaneswar:14/3/18; Infrastructure development within the Bhubaneswar Town Centre District (BTCD) is all set to get a major boost as Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) will participate in an investment meet for opportunities in the BTCD area at Niti Ayog in New Delhi, tomorrow, for the Integrated Multi Utilities Project. Ernst and Young is the knowledge partner in organising the event.

The Integrated Multi Utilities Project for development and maintenance would include components like 24X7 water supply, recycled water supply, storm water drainage, solid waste management, 24X7 energy supply, underground cabling of power supply, smart energy metre, road and pavement works and their improvement, tree plantation, street furnishing, smart street lighting.

he event will be a joint exercise of Niti Aayog, Odisha Government and BSCL. Originally the Integrated Multi Utilities Project was there in the Smart City Proposal and the 3I Project (Integrated Infrastructure Improvement) in BTCD would cost around Rs 370 crore.

It is learnt that already for projects like underground cabling of power supply line, storm water drain, 24X7 power supply and water supply detailed project reports and feasibility studies report have been prepared and Niti Ayog and Odisha Government have taken a decision to implement the 3I Project on public private partnership (PPP) mode. While during implementation stage there would be grants for the selected bidder, during the execution of the project the bidder would get annual annuity as revenue.

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