There is no dearth of funds, manpower, resources and logistics, even then, sanitation services in Rourkela Smart City leave much to be desired in recent days.
Former President of Rourkela District Congress Committee Biren Senapati said there is no coordination between the RMC and local police to address the parking problem.
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The sensory park established as a component of Smart City Project has components meant to keep differently-abled persons of all ages safe while they spend time in this park.
Ministers KN Nehru and Senthil Balaji, with CCMC officials, inspected the Smart City project works in Valankulam. Nehru instructed officials to expedite work.
After finishing his inquiry in Tiruppur, Davidar began his probe in Coimbatore on Thursday accompanied by CCMC Commissioner Raja Gopal Sunkara and other smart city project officials.
While hanging overhead power wires present an ugly picture, there is a constant fear of charged power wires getting snapped.
Moreover, smart city mobile applications are still not offering all the features to residents.
Sources said the toilet units at Vani Vihar and Master Canteen remain locked most of the time as the civic body has no manpower for their regular cleaning and maintenance.
Sources in the Smart City Projects mission said Raja Street, Big Bazaar Street, Cross-Cut Road and the Nanjappa Road have been selected for the NMT project.
CCMC has proposed to establish the 'Movie on Water' project at the Ukkadam Big Tank, where movies will be screened/projected from under the water.
Meanwhile Puducherry government is seeking extension of the Smart city project by another one or two years in a similar way to other states .
While motorists are distressed due to the poor condition of the roads in Coimbatore, people who travel by public transport are also left in a lurch as abandoned bus stops mark the city.
This prompted the Centre to direct the State government to take corrective steps as the appointments violated the Smart City Mission guidelines.
After two years of construction, the bus stand opened in January this year. It has a total of 29 bays created in two parts, for town and rural buses.