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Left and right side parallel roads from Jayadev Vihar to Nandan Kanan have been put on the fast track.

Bhubaneswar:10/7/21: Left and right side parallel roads from Jayadev Vihar to Nandan Kanan have been put on the fast track.

Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra today set timelines for different phases of the work after inspecting the progress of works at the ground level today afternoon, said an official press release.

.Mahapatra directed the Works department to complete the left side road from Xavier square to KIIT square via Government Polytechnic-Rail Vihar-Utkal Hospital-OERC building-Trident-Infocity square and Sikharchandi within three months.

Worth mentioning, this road will be connected to Chandaka Square via Patharagadia and the Institute of Mathematics. The total road of around 13 km has been estimated at around Rs.92 cr for construction under seven stretches. Out of this, 1.5 Kms of road has been completed, and the construction work in four stretches is in progress

.Similarly, Mahapatra also inspected the progress of the right side road from Acharya Vihar to Big Bazar square, and, directed BDA to connect the road up to Damana Chhak via Press Chhak-MCL square-Railway Stadium-Kelu Charan Park within three months. The total road is about 6.25 km estimated around Rs 239 Cr including the cost of land acquisition.  Out of this, 1.05 km of road has been completed and the work of balance portion has been taken up.

Further, the Chief Secretary directed to plant the older seedlings on both sides and the median of the new roads.

Mahapatra also emphasized strengthening the forest wall on side of the roads for protecting both the wildlife and the people. Strengthening forest walls would deter wild animals from coming onto the roads and residential areas. Forest and Environment department was asked to supply older saplings for the plantation during the current season

.Development Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena, Principal Secretary Finance Ashok Kumar Meena, Commissioner BMC Sanjaya Kumar Singh, Chief Engineer Works Manoranjan Mishra along with other senior officers from concerned departments were present during the field inspection.

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