Government of Odisha vide Notification No. 4741 dated 23/02/2016 constituted a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) company named “Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited” for implementation of Smart City Proposal of Bhubaneswar selected under Smart City Mission programme.
Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) is the nodal agency to plan, implement, manage and operate the Smart City Development Projects in the city. In accordance with the mission guidelines, the implementation will be undertaken in the area falling under jurisdiction of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation.
To promote Bhubaneswar as a livable city that gives a better quality of life to its citizens with a clean and sustainable environment.
To enter into contracts, partnerships and service delivery arrangements with Indian as well as foreign firms, as may be required for the implementation of the Smart Cities Mission.
To undertake comprehensive development by promoting mixed land use, provision of housing for all, the creation of walkable localities, preserving and developing open spaces, promoting a variety of transport options including transit-oriented development, public transport & last mile para-transport connectivity, making governance, citizen friendly and cost effective, giving identity to the city and applying smart solutions to infrastructure and services in order to make them better.
To undertake the review of activities of the Mission including budget, implementation of projects under Smart City Proposal (SCP) and co-ordination with other missions/schemes and activities of various Ministries / Departments.
Approve and sanction the projects involving the smart city including their technical appraisals.
Execute the proposal for the Smart City without any intrusion on complete freedom of operation.
Mobilize resources within timelines and take measures necessary for mobilization of resources.
Approve and act upon the reports of a third party Review and Monitoring Agency.
Look into the progress of capacity building activities taking place.
Develop and benefit from interlinkages of academic institutions and organizations.
Ensure timely completion of projects according to set timelines to make sure the implementation of project start as per the date.
Monitor and review quality control related matters and act upon issues arising thereof.
Take measures to comply with the requirements of the MoUD /other Ministries/Departments of the Government of India Central/State Government Rules and regulations, local laws etc. for implementation.
Undertake review of Mission budget, implementation of projects, preparation of Smart City Proposal (SCP) and ensuring co-ordination with other parallel missions/schemes.
Incorporation of joint ventures and subsidiaries and enter into Public Private Partnerships including with foreign entities as may be required for the implementation of the Smart Cities Mission.
Forming Joint ventures, subsidiaries and incorporating PPP with foreign entities, as and when required for Smart city Mission implementation.
Undertaking any and all functions as delegated by the Central and state government as well as the ULBs that fall within the scope of Smart City Mission.
Determination of user charges applicable and collecting the same as authorized by the ULB.
Undertaking collection of taxes, surcharges and other payables as applicable and authorized by the ULB.