Bhubaneswar: Odisha 5T secretary VK Pandian Monday directed that the new BMC building and the O hub be completed by October 2022. He was reviewing the progeess of the iconic building of the city on the direction of chief minister Naveen Patnaik. He emphasized on timely completion of the work required to have new development centres to be made operational by Deloitte and IBM respectively.

The opening of development centres by such large MNCs in BBSR will create huge job opportunities for the youth. Both MNCs are setting their foot for the first time in Odisha and both centres are targeted to be operationalised by Mid Oct 2022.

He also directed early commissioning of the BBSR smart city command and control centre and expressed his satisfaction on the work in progress.
He laid emphasis on creation of very good common use facilities in both new buildings viz Meeting halls, Canteen and Parking and overall eco system.

The 2nd Tower of O Hub work has been prioritised. It’s now planned to have Incubation centres, Co-working spaces along with office spaces for the Start Ups who will graduate into regular companies.

While inspecting Info city area he has also suggested for a Multilevel Parking to be planned inside Infocity to address to the growing parking needs of the IT companies.

During the visit Pandian was accompanied by Industry Secy Hemant Sharma, E&IT Secy Manoj Mishra, Chairman BSCL Sanjay Singh, BMC Commisisoner Vijay Kulange and MD IDCO Bhupinder Singh Poonia, along with other senior officers of respective departments.