“Bhubaneswar, through participatory decision-making, responsible governance and open access to information and technology, to be a:”
A compact urban form that promotes active, connected and sustainable mobility choices
Providing diverse range of housing, educational and recreational opportunities; while enhancing its heritage, arts and traditional communities
Providing accessible, safe, inclusive and vibrant public places
Co-existing in harmony with nature for nurturing a resilient, clean, green, and healthy environment
Attracting knowledge based enterprises and sustainable tourism activities by leveraging and empowering its institutions, local businesses and informal workforce
To move towards a more livable city, the plan focuses on creating a model of sustainable urbanization based on New Urbanism principles. Bhubaneswar’s Strategic Plan is built on 5 strategic pillars- Responsive Governance, Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Based Planning and Design, Fiscal Sustainability, Infrastructure and Socio-Economic Development. These pillars are guided by 10 Strategic Directions which are the key strategies for the plan. These together provide the foundation for creating a more inclusive, resource-efficient, and technology enabled future for the city.