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Host city gearing up for makeover ahead of Hockey World Cup
Sportslogon Team August 8th 2018


Bhubaneswar : The host city Bhubaneswar is all set for a massive makeover ahead of the mega Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup to be held at Kalinga Stadium from November 28.

Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi on Wednesday reviewed the progress of various works at the second meeting of City Beautification and Infrastructure Committee for the mega hockey event. According to sources, a decision has been taken to revamp several bus stops, undertake development of roads and restoration of footpaths. Moreover, the entire city will painted with several interesting wall paintings with hockey as the theme, informed sources.

“A major beautification drive will be undertaken in capital city ahead of the hockey world cup” said Padhi.

Meanwhile, concerns were expressed over the tardy progress of the laying of underground electricity cables being undertaken by Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL). “It was the second meeting of the city beautification and infrastructure committee. Today, we discussed about development of roads, plantation drives and wall paintings based on world cup hockey theme,” said BMC Commissioner Krishan Kumar. .
This news was added and updated on : August 8th 2018
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