Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the state-of-the art Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC), besides two other projects in the Capital city.
He also laid the foundation stone for two other structures of the Smart City.
The Chief Minister inaugurated the command and control centre for the city and the new Smart City Office at BMC-Bhawani Mall in Saheed Nagar. He also dedicated the Smart Parks having with several child friendly smart features in Saheed Nagar and City-wide Solar Powered Adaptive Traffic Signal System at AG Square, to the public.
The BOC is first-of-its-kind, having centralized command and control centre which will monitor, operate, and control existing services of the city.
Similarly, the Adaptive Traffic Signal System, tracking of buses and municipal vehicles along with Grievance Redressal System is functioning from BOC.
The operations centre will keep a watch on several functions like traffic management, incident management, city surveillance, emergency services and disaster management.
The centre has a massive video wall of more than 80-foot length (with 16 x 2 configuration of 70 inch panels) and will be used to monitor the large volume of close circuit television (CCTV) footage and highly sophisticated sensor data.
Similarly, the traffic Signal System has been developed by Trivandrum-based Centre for Development of Advanced Computing. It will ensure improved travel time reliability, reduction in congestion, distribution of green phase.
The foundation stone was also laid for a Sensory Park for children with special needs, in Saheed Nagar and an Integrated Public Service Centre (IPSC) at Bapuji Nagar.