The Housing and Urban Development Department has authorised Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to take physical possession of land required for several projects.
Various BMC projects are lying dormant for want of land. Those include community and public toilets, transit accommodation and neighbourhood market. GA Department first identified the land and the Housing and Urban Development Department handed over the authority of the demarcated land to BMC. Out of total allotted land, 28 sites were approved for community and public toilets. Similarly, the neighbourhood market proposal was hanging fire as it was difficult to demarcate space in each Ward for the purpose