Cuttack: VK Pandian, the 5T secretary who is also the chief minister’s secretary was seen along with the works secretary Krishan Kumar, twin-city police commissioner Sudhansu Sarangi and Central Range RDC Anil Samal at Badambadi bus stand here, early on Tuesday morning.

Pandian and his team were taking an on the ground study of the bus stand, which is considered to be the biggest one in Odisha.

The team decided to expand the area of Badambadi bus stand upto Khan Nagar near Biswanath Library in view of the chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s grand plan to build a new Cuttack.

According to the RDC, as a part of renovation of the bus stand, it will be expanded on nearby patch of land of 30 acres. This apart, road from Link Road to Badambadi will be widened, he added.