Bhubaneswar:12/12/22: The Camp office to look after the proposed Redevelopment Work of Bhubaneswar Railway Station has been made operational recently in front of the Station.

Bhubaneswar Railway Station is being redeveloped to be a World-Class infrastructure. This is a public centric vital project. East Coast Railway General Manager Shri Roop Narayan Sunkar is reviewing and monitoring this project work and advised officials to make this project with passenger friendly amenities along with World Class infrastructure. Shri Sunkar also stressed upon detailed & precise planning, supervision of execution of works with proper co-ordination.


A number of facilities have been developed and under the process of development. The primary focus is on development of New Building, Air concourse, Renovation of Platforms and Platform Shelters and Circulating areas, Platform Lightings, Food Court Zone and Shopping Areas and Waste Management , waiting rooms, toilets, recently added elevators that are much needed for the comfort of passengers. There will be provision of well-designed service roads, vehicle parking, Drains, Signage and Dividers. The New Building will have high Standard Dormitories and Retiring Rooms apart from the beautified circulating area.

Railways will work out the Railway portion of the developmental work. Action is being taken to complete this work at the earliest. Ministry of Railways has sanctioned Rupees 308 Crores for this redevelopment. The project was assigned to Construction organization of ECoR. Tendering process have already been completed and works awarded. The Construction period of the project is 24 months from starting of the work. All the ongoing Railway projects of Odisha have National Importance. Railways have given all input to the projects.

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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.

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