Cuttack, Nov 29: The eviction drive for the expansion of road around Srirama Chandra Bhanja Medical College and Hospital (SCBMH) started today at around 8 am in the Ranihat canal road area in Cuttack.
Moreover, the old building Hind cinema hall will be pulled down today.
Sources said, the expansion of the south side near the Taladanda canal will be conducted to control the congestion and traffic. It is resumed as a part of the expansion and redevelopment project of SCB Hospital for which two platoons of police force have been deployed.
At least 30 shops have been demolished during the eviction drive.
The medical college will be renovated with total bed strength of 3,000 at a budget of Rs 1,000 crore.