Cuttack: Rail Land Growth Authority (RLDA) had invited bids for partaking consultancy providers for Feasibility Research, Detailed Grasp Planning, City Designing, Engineering & Preparation of Detailed Challenge Report (DPR) for Built-in Re-development of the Cuttack Railway Station in Odisha. The station falls beneath the Khurda Highway Division on the Howrah – Chennai trunk line of the East Coast Railway. The redeveloped station will probably be endowed with state-of-the-art facilities akin to segregation of arrival and departure, retail and F&B services, facilities for the specially-abled, inexperienced constructing options, and many others. and enhance buyer expertise.
The target of partaking the consultancy providers is to realize readability on the event potential of the station and the encompassing land parcels for phased industrial growth.
“Cuttack is the delivery place of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and the second-largest metropolis in Odisha. It’s also among the many largest textile hubs in East India and residential to a number of medium and small-scale industries. The redevelopment of the station is among the many a number of proposed infrastructural initiatives within the metropolis that can provide enhanced buyer expertise and increase Cuttack’s tourism potential,” mentioned Shri Ved Parkash Dudeja, Vice Chairman, RLDA.
The research space spans 20 hectares. The guide will probably be mandated with making ready the technical feasibility report, idea plans and grasp plan for the redevelopment of the station together with a plan for monetisation of adjoining land parcels, together with colony redevelopment. The guide will even be entrusted with the bid administration course of. The consultancy tender shall be awarded quickly. The estimated completion interval of the consultancy task is 6.5 months.
Cuttack Junction was linked to the Indian railway community in 1899 and is amongst Indian Railways high 100 reserving stations. It’s well-connected through public transport to the Badambadi Bus Stand situated about 3.1 Km away. The closest airport, Biju Patnaik Worldwide Airport, Bhubaneswar, is situated at á distance of solely 29.3 Km.
A complete of 12 stations in Odisha have been entrusted to RLDA by the Ministry of Railways for conducting techno-economic feasibility research for redevelopment together with Sambalpur, Rourkela, Balasore, Bhadrak, Brahmapur, Rayagada, and many others.
RLDA is at present engaged on 60 stations in a phased method whereas its subsidiary, IRSDC, has taken up one other 63 stations. Within the first part, RLDA had prioritised outstanding stations like New Delhi, Tirupati, Dehradun, Nellore, Lucknow and Puducherry for redevelopment and RFQs for shortlisting eligible builders for these stations are both finalized or in superior levels of finalisation. The railway stations throughout India will probably be redeveloped on a PPP Mannequin as part of the Sensible Metropolis Challenge launched by the Authorities of India.
Rail Land Growth Authority (RLDA) is a statutory authority beneath the Ministry of Railways for the event of Railway land. It has 4 key mandates as part of its growth plan, specifically leasing of economic websites, colony redevelopment, station redevelopment and multi-functional complexes.
Indian Railways has roughly 43,000 hectares of vacant land throughout India. RLDA has over 84 industrial (greenfield) websites throughout India for leasing and is at present dealing with 84 railway colony redevelopment initiatives. RLDA has not too long ago leased out a railway colony in Guwahati for redevelopment. The eligible builders for every of its initiatives are chosen by way of an open and clear bid.