Bhubaneswar: The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) on Friday began shooting a documentary on Bhubaneswar City as a smart city initiative. Just a year ago Bhubaneswar topped the competition of smart cities and the central government has entrusted NFDC to make a documentary highlighting the culture and tourist attractions of the city.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Smart City projects on June 25, 2016 kick starting execution of Smart City Plans of 20 cities selected in the first round of ‘Smart City Challenge Competition’. This marks the beginning of holistic and integrated urban development in the country as envisaged under the new urban missions launched by the Government. He is likely to declare a Railway Multi-modal Hub, Traffic Signalisation Project and Urban Knowledge Centre for Bhubaneswar.