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Much-awaited new Inter- state Bus Terminal (ISBT) in Bhubaneswar will be ready by mid of 2022

Bhubaneswar:10/12/20: The much-awaited new Interstate Bus Terminal (ISBT) in Bhubaneswar will be ready by mid of 2022.

It was revealed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik after he reviewed the project at Baramunda in Bhubaneswar today.

The cost of the project is estimated to be around Rs 180 crore and is expected to be completed in 18 months.

“I am sure, it will be a new landmark in Bhubaneswar,” the CM told media after reviewing the project.

In September 2019, the State Cabinet had approved the proposal to upgrade the bus stand at Baramunda into a state-of-art interstate bus terminal with an investment of Rs 160 crore.

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Currently, the bus stand at Baramunda is functioning as the biggest bus terminal in the city with an area of 15.5 acres. Approximately, 800 buses are operating from the terminal. The proposed design can accommodate approximately 2,000 buses on daily basis.

.CM praised its design and said that it will be a new landmark in Bhubaneswar. The project has two parts–one is Khandagiri Bus Depot & the other is Baramunda Inter State Bus Terminal. CM expressed satisfaction with the timely completion of Khandagiri Bus Depot work.
At ISBT, special emphasis is being given on passenger convenience with state-of-the-art design, wide access and exit of buses, and commercial space. Transformation work of ISBT has been undertaken under the Mo Sarkar 5T Programme.

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