Foundation laid for seven road projects

8:45 PM, Monday, July 27th, 2015

7RoadsMangaluru : Foundations were laid for seven road projects worth Rs 16.70 crore in Mangaluru on Monday. The roads are being developed under first and second phase of Nagarothana project and under SFC grant.

The roads to be concreted are Konchadi- Kavoor stretch (690 metre length, 8 metre width) worth Rs 2 crore, Bondel-Pacchanadi road (510 metre, 8 metre) worth Rs 1.50 crore, Maladi Court road (800 metre, 7 metre) worth Rs 2 crore, Lady Hill circle- Koragajjana Gudi (365 metres, 14 metre width, one metre median) worth Rs 1.90 crore, Durgamahal- Bokkapatna Church (600 metre, 7 metre) worth Rs 1.65 crore, Subhashnagar Junction- Mangaladevi temple (500 metre, 14 metre median, 1.50 metre footpath) worth Rs 4.65 crore and Mallikatte to Kadri temple (105 metre, 12 metre width, 1.50 footpath) worth Rs 1 crore.

District-in-Charge Minister B Ramanath Rai said cost has been estimated for six road construction works. Road development between Kankanady circle and Retreat House at a cost of Rs 2 crore, Muttappagudi to Shaktinagar (Rs 1.90 crore), Padau High School to Sharabat Katte (Rs one crore), Kodialguttu (Rs 60 lakh), Highland to Attavar (Rs 1.80 crore) and Surathkal Chokkabettu road at a cost of Rs two crore. Works will be taken up at the earliest, he said.

The concept plan of proposed Pumpwell bus stand project is being reviewed by MCC officials. The bus stand will be built in Public Private Partnership (PPP) model spending around Rs 110 crore. The work on renovation of Town Hall would be completed by October end. The Detailed Project Report (DPR) is being prepared for the development of five markets, he said.

Urban Development Minister Vinay Kumar Sorake said that Mangalore City Corporation has submitted a proposals for the development works worth Rs 20 crores under Asian Development Bank (ADB) first phase.

For footpath and drainage works, Premier FAR fund of Rs 80 crore would be used, he said. Answering a query, the minister said that he would initiate process to form ward committees within two days.

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