Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on the eve of 70th Capital Foundation Day, today unveiled the logo and official website of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) along with another city website ‘Bhubaneswar.me’ developed by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and a promo video on the city for attracting visitors.
“I am glad that the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) has come out with a vibrant logo representing a fast developing urban economic centre. The logo significantly captures strategic vision of the city. Smart City Company’s website will provide information on various projects being taken up by the State Government for development of the capital city,” the CM said during the unveiling ceremony at the third floor conference hall of the State Secretariat.
“I do hope that the ‘Bhubaneswar.me’ website of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) would immensely help the tourists who are planning to visit our city. In days to come, it should become a single point for all the information required by the tourists for their visit and travel to the city,” Patnaik said.
“The promotional video on ‘Visit Bhubaneswar’ shows the city from a visitor’s perspective and should help in positioning our city as a ‘Must See’ city in India,” he added.
The logo of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited with its vibrant colors represents a fast developing smart city in the form of a butterfly signifying growth, motion and youthful energy. The five colours used in this logo trace their origin to the five visions of Bhubaneswar Smart City proposal i.e. liveable city, Eco-friendly city, Child Friendly city, Transit-oriented city and emergence of Bhubaneswar as Regional Economic Centre.
As Bhubaneswar is known to be the HUB of education, sports, IT, heritage, investment etc. in the eastern region, the use of the circle gives prominence to the word HUB, creatively carved out of Bhubaneswar.
On the other hand, Bhubaneswar’s beauty through a visitor’s perspective has been captured in the promo video of 2.15 minutes. Odissi dancer from Argentina, Anandini Dasi, who has made Bhubaneswar her second home, is the protagonist in the video. The clip progresses as she travels across the city’s tourist spots.