Development work of SCB Medical College from March


Cuttack: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said the development work of SCB Medical College to make it a world-class institution will start in March this year.

He said the Ring Road in Cuttack will become six-lane.

“Work on SCB Medical College will begin by March and the Ring Road in Cuttack will be a six-lane road,” said Patnaik after reviewing several projects for the city at Hadia Patha here.

The CM said that 424 acres created after the reclamation of land from the Mahanadi river will be utilized to add ecological, recreational, sporting, cultural, aspirational, technological value in the life of the people of Cuttack.

“The reclamation of land from our lifeline Mahanadi has created once in a lifetime opportunity to breathe fresh life into the core of our ancient city,” he said.

It will be the State Government’s endeavour to prepare a decongestion plan for Cuttack as to enable our beloved millennium city to have wider roads, better accessibility, public spaces and utility, parks, modern urban infrastructure, parking, greenery, etc, the CM said.