Bhubaneswar:4/2/21: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik last evening inaugurated the LED street lighting system on Cuttack-Puri bypass road. It covers 12 km stretch from Palasuni Chhak to Lingipur Chhak on the bypass road.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has installed 774 LED lights in 387 poles, 3 high-mast lights in Lingipur, Keshura, and Pandra.
The CM said the lights will reduce the cost of electricity and ensure safety for the public, especially drivers and pedestrians as well as help in reducing road accidents, crime, and theft.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (OMC) has installed 774 LED lights on 387 poles, and 3 high-mast lights at Lingipur, Keshura, and Pandra.
The lighting project worth Rs 2.85 crore has been funded by the Tourism department.
The BMC will invest an additional Rs 6.7 crore to cover other areas of the city under the LED street light system.
More than 40,000 lights have already been installed in various parts of the city and the project work is underway.