SunsatrTV Bureau: Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik has paid rich tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th anniversary and has laid the foundation stone for the state of the art interstate bus terminal at Khannagar area in Cuttack, on Saturday.
From this year the day has renamed and observed across the country as ‘Parakram Diwas.’
Patnaik has unfurled the National Flag at the Netaji Birth Place Museum at Odia Bazar and said, “Today, with the laying of foundation stone for the Netaji Bus Terminus, the year-long celebration of 125th anniversary of Netaji has begun.”
This new bus terminal has named after the freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and aims at facilitating hassle-free movement of passengers.
The cost of the entire project is estimated to be over Rs 65 core, which will be constructed on 12 acres of land and have modern facilities for passengers. As many as 180 buses can be parked at the terminal at a point of time.
This three-storey terminal building will have waiting rooms for passengers, food court, cloak rooms, e-vehicle charging points, among other facilities.
An area of around 2 acres adjoining the proposed Netaji Bus terminal will be reserved for development of commercial complex on public-private partnership (PPP) mode.