Adding Beauty To the Millennium City: First Phase Of Taladanda Canal Nearing Completion

Cuttack: Taladanda Canal, one of the oldest canals constructed by the British to provide water to farmlands in Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur districts is all set to regain its past glory and also become a landmark for the Millennium City soon. The first phase renovation project work of 1.55 kilometers from Jobra to Ranihat is in the final stages of completion and it has been decided to extend the canal work up to National Highway. The total length of the renovation with roads on both sides till National Highway will be 3.55 kilometers.

The project also envisages the development of Canal Embankment Road connecting the SCB Medical College and Hospital thereby easing traffic woos. The aesthetics of the picturesque Canal embankments have already started attracting people of the city.

The Government of Odisha intends to complete the development work on a priority basis as it will have a big impact on easing the traffic problem related to SCB Medical College and Hospital. As part of the efforts, 5T Secretary V K Pandian made an early morning visit to the canal development site on Sunday along with other senior officials and reviewed the progress of various works.

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