Modi inaugurates Integrated Command and Control Centre at New Raipur


Raipur, June 14 :Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the country’s first and ultra-technological Integrated Command and Control Centre at New Raipur.
Mr Modi arrived at the airport here nearly 10 minutes ahead of schedule. He was welcomed by Chief Minister Raman Singh, his cabinet colleagues, National Commission for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Chairperson Nand Kumar Sai and Raipur MP Ramesh Bais among others.
The Premier halted briefly at the airport before leaving for New Raipur where he inaugurated the centre.
Dr Singh, Union Minister of State for Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Union MoS for Communication Manoj Singh were present.
Mr Modi was welcomed by children when he arrived at the centre. Later, he had an interaction with them.
A presentation was made before the Prime Minister with regards to the functioning of the command centre, which has been established by the New Raipur Development Authority in accordance with the Premier’s concept of Smart City.
The command centre would manage tasks such as e-governance, traffic management, security, building management system and utility management from one location.
In his second visit in less than a month today, the Premier is scheduled to dedicate modernised and expanded Bhilai Steel Plant to the nation in Bhilai, launch a flight service between Raipur and Jagdalpur under the ‘Udaan’ scheme and address a public meeting in Bhilai before departing for New Delhi.