Reported By:| Edited By: |Supply: IANS |Up to date: Sep 28, 2012, 07:55 PM IST

The Chhattisgarh authorities on Friday gave its approval for shifting its secretariat on Nov 1 to Naya Raipur, which can change Raipur as the brand new state capital, an official assertion stated. The secretariat is housed in an outdated authorities hospital constructing ever because the state got here into existence on Nov 1, 2000.

Naya Raipur, 20 km from Raipur, has been designed on the strains of Malaysia’s hi-tech capital advanced at Putrajaya exterior Kuala Lumpur, and is anticipated to cater to the infrastructural wants of business and commerce within the area.

Naya Raipur Growth Company is the nodal company that can implement the brand new capital undertaking, being constructed on an space of 8,000 hectares between Nationwide Freeway-6 and Nationwide Freeway-43 and in shut proximity to the airport.

Naya Raipur would be the administrative nerve centre of Chhattisgarh with the state secretariat, police headquarters, legislative meeting, Raj Bhavan and places of work of heads of departments.

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