Mangaluru : Vedavyasa Kamath assures to fast-track work under Smart City project

10:13 AM, Wednesday, December 18th, 2019


Mangaluru : Mangaluru South MLA Vedavyasa Kamath has assured to fast-track work taken up under Mangaluru Smart City project.

Addressing media here on Tuesday, December 17, Kamath said, “Several projects under Smart City are undertaken, while some are in process. In order to speed up the Smart City project work, we have conducted several meetings with the concerned officials.”

“Detailed project planning (DPR) has been submitted for the upcoming sports complex and indoor stadium at Urwa Market worth Rs 35 crore. Rs 10 crore has been released for the development of Mangala Stadium in several phases. Tender has been invited for the development of Gujjarkere lake at a cost of Rs 4 crore and last date for tender is December 31. Development of Kadri Park connecting road will be taken up at the cost of Rs 12 crore. Yemmekere swimming pool worth Rs 24.96 crore is in tender process. The work will be taken up soon after public grievances are resolved,” he said.


“Under Asian Development Bank (ADB) scheme, 13 schools are selected in 8 wards for upgradation worth Rs 9.5 crore and additional Rs 5 crore for e-smart schools. With better facilities, we hope to attract more students. Car Street road will be converted into heritage walk at a cost of Rs 14.59 crore. Rs 50 crore is allotted for the development of Wenlock hospital. Of this, Rs 45 crore will be spent for the construction of ICU and Rs 5 crore for Lady Goschen hospital,” Kamath said.


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