Cuttack: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid the foundation stone of the Netaji Bus Terminal at Khan Nagar in the city on Saturday.
Naveen said with the laying of the foundation stone of the Cuttack Netaji Bus Terminal (CNBT), the year-long celebrations of the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji have begun. “I am sure that the bus terminal will achieve international standards,” he added.
The bus terminal will come up on a 12-acre land with a built-up area of 1.18 lakh sq ft at a cost of Rs 65 crore.
It will have a three-storeyed terminal building and regular bus bays to accommodate 180 buses at a time. Apart from this, it will have the space for local and Mo Bus service, bus repair workshop with parking space and special parking lot for the four and three-wheelers.
The new bus terminal will also have other amenities for passengers such as ticket counters, rest rooms, cloak rooms, food court, e-vehicle charging station, rooftop rainwater harvesting and solar panels. Besides, it will have an integrated information management system for passengers.