Bhubaneswar: In a massive joint eviction drive carried out under the Central Enforcement Monitoring Cell (CEMC), unauthorised encroachments over the median near K-7 bus-stop were removed at Kalinga Nagar under Khandagiri Police limits, Thursday.
Listed under the CEMC eviction programme, the joint Enforcement Team consisting of officer and staff of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Commissionerate Police, went to the spot for removal of unauthorised encroachments over the road median area near K-7 Bus Stop Square, Kalinga Nagar.
The requisition for the eviction was made by Deputy Commissioner, BMC June 4. Under the programme about 25 cabins, seven food stalls, four road-side restaurants, five bamboo sheds with polythene cover, five asbestos houses, four under construction houses and 12 sign boards were removed.
For the eviction drive two excavators were engaged. The eviction drive was monitored by BDA Enforcement Officer, Pramod Kumar Patro, BDA Liaison Officer Subhransu Sekhar Mohanty, IIC Khandagiri PS Anil Behuria and Zone ACP Prana Krushna Rout.
Five enforcement squads of BDA and BMC were also present.
Meanwhile, unauthorised construction near Unit IV Market area was demolished by the joint squad under the CEMC Thursday. The temporary structure, with iron frame and aluminium roofing sheets, was demolished and removed from the location.