Home » Smartcity Bhubaneswar » Naveen Patnaik launched the citywide WiFi project titled “Bhubaneswar Me WiFi”

Naveen Patnaik launched the citywide WiFi project titled “Bhubaneswar Me WiFi”

Bhubaneswar:5/11/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the citywide WiFi project titled “Bhubaneswar Me WiFi” by the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited to make the city accessible across its major happening places.

Speaking on the occasion, the CM said, “Today is a historic day for Bhubaneswar. The city of temples will have an IT backbone comparable to the best modem cities in the world.”

He said Bhubaneswar dot Me WiFi project will be a game changer for our youth to realise the heights of knowledge economy. Bhubaneswar will stamp its entry as a global Smart City with 500 Hotspots spanning the entire city under this project.


There will not be any charge on data usages for citizens and free data pack is also provided for all users. I call upon the youth to utilise these world-class facilities and aim big in their spheres of work,” the CM stated.


“As part of my commitment for 3Ts — Technology, Transparency and Teamwork, in coming days we will have similar free WiFi facilities in all our Corporations- Cuttack, Sambalpur, Berhampur, Rourkela and our Jagannath Dham- Puri,” the BJD supremo further stated.

Notably, the project started with 100 Hotspots having 275 Access Point on day one. The city will have 518 Hotspots with 1800 Access Points. The Internet speed will be 2 mbps with one user getting upto 250 MB free Data.

Among others, Minister Ashok Panda, MP Prasanna Patsani, MLAs Bijoy Mohanty, Priyadarshi Misra, Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena, Development Commissioner and Chairman, Smart City Ltd. R. Balkrishnan and other senior officers were present.

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

Check Also

Odisha Train Crash: WB CM Mamata Banerjee Meets Injured At SCB Medical College and Hosptial

Cuttack: 6/6/23:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that the truth regarding the triple train accident in Odishs that claimed 288 lives must come out. The statement of ...