Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered for successful execution of the proposed Smart Solution Project with 24-hour Wi-Fi internet service in smart city Bhubaneswar before World Cup Hockey 2018, scheduled to be held in December 2018.
CM on Friday held a high-level meeting with top officials of the state government to discuss the implementation status of smart city projects in Bhubaneswar. During the meeting, Naveen directed the departments concerned to co-ordinate the implementation of the projects and complete the proposed master integrator system by 2018.
The proposed Rs 550 crore Smart Solution project would focus on Wi-Fi, traffic management, parking system, tracking of vehicles used in public service, proper management in emergency situations, speedy remedial measures and e-challan system.
It was revealed in the meeting that 1,800 Wi-Fi fiber access points would be set up by connecting every area of the capital city by fiber optic network to streamline the internet facility. As such, people in the city can get free internet for a certain period of time.
The Chief Minister was also told that multi-storied parking lot with a capacity of 1,500 cars and another general parking lot with a capacity of 5,500 vehicles would be set up to streamline the parking problems in the capital city. People can book parking place through mobile app.
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