CM Pattnaik inaugurates Operations Centre of Bhubaneswar Smart City

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Bhubaneswar : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the state-of-the art Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC) and new office of the Smart City.  The command and control centre for the city and the new Smart City Office is located on the fifth floor of BMC-Bhawani Mall in Saheed Nagar.  He also launched two other projects and laid the foundation stone for another two.

The first-of-its-kind centralized command and control centre will monitor, operate, and control existing services of the city. The Adaptive Traffic Signal System, tracking of buses and municipal vehicles along with Grievance Redressal System is being operationalised at present from BOC. The operations centre is envisaged to be developed further in a manner to keep an eye on several functions like traffic management, incident management, city surveillance, emergency services and disaster management. The state-of-the-art centre includes a massive video wall of more than 80-foot length (with 16 x 2 configuration of 70 inch panels) andwillbe used to monitor the large volume of close circuit television (CCTV) footage and highly sophisticated sensor data. It will provide a digital platform for integrating multiple city sub-systems of parking, public transport, and Common Payment Card along with Effective Emergency Response Management for the city.

The CM also dedicated the Smart Parks in Saheed Nagar and City-wide Solar Powered Adaptive Traffic Signal System at AG Square,to the citizens of the Temple City. Along with inauguration of these three completed projects, the Chief Ministeralso laid the foundation stone for aSensory Park for children with special needs, in Saheed Nagar and an Integrated Public Service Centre (IPSC) at Bapuji Nagar.


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