Sunday, January 28, 2007

Agencies make a slew of promises

Agencies make a slew of promises
The hindu

Bangalore's infrastructure to get a major boost

BANGALORE: If the promises made by civic agencies are anything to go by, the city's infrastructure will get a major boost by the end of this year. Work on more flyovers, underpasses, an eight-lane peripheral ring road, inner core ring road, budget housing for the urban poor, first phase of metro rail and the new BMRDA townships will get rolling by March.

Following are the promises made for the future by nine civic agencies at an interactive workshop "Bangalore Today and Tomorrow" organised by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) here on Saturday.

BBMP

Underpasses will built at Nagavara Ring Road, Kadirenahalli Ring Road, Puttenahalli, Prof. C.N.R. Rao Circle, Basappa Circle and Henur Banaswadi.

Other projects include upgrading 70 km of arterial roads (155 km) at a cost of Rs. 130 crore.

Inner Core Ring Road (elevated) — 30 km at a cost of Rs. 1,800 crore and modernisation of Malleswaram market.

Five slums will be upgraded at a cost of Rs. 13 crore under JNNURM.

Revamp of solid waste management, landfills on 500 acres of land and a modern abattoir at Iglur at a cost of Rs. 34 crore are also on the cards.

BDA

There will be no 20X30 sites or 30 ft. roads and emphasis will be on vertical growth.

Higher Floor Area Ratio (FAR) along Metro alignment.

Eight-lane Peripheral Ring Road at Rs. 3,600 crore.

Hi-tech Corridor (ORR to Electronic City) at a cost of Rs. 140 crore.

Flyovers at ORR-Magadi Road junction, Agara-ORR junction and Iblur-ORR junction (Rs. 105 crore).

New layout to distribute 50,000 sites.

Budget housing to allot two lakh houses for urban poor.

BMRDA

Satellite Town Ring Road (208 km); Intermediate Ring Road (188 km); Radial Roads (262 km);

Town Ring Roads; Airport Road Expressway (21.2 km) and more townships are the projects planned.

BWSSB

Board is geared up to provide drinking water to Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) areas. Target is to supply 1,600 million litres per Day (MLD) by 2011.

Regular water supply and sewerage network for newly added areas.

Improve capacity utilisation in sewage treatment plants .

Eliminate release of untreated sewage in river valleys.

To encourage development of tertiary treated water.

To replace corroded underground drainage and water lines.

Water supply and sewerage connections in all slums by 2010.

To set up investigation unit to look at alternative sources of water.

BMRCL

Reach 1-Byappanahalli to Cricket Stadium to be commissioned by March 2010; Yeshwanthpur to Swastik by November 2010; Cricket stadium to city bus station to Magadi Road by August 2011; City station to Mysore Road by October 2011 and City Market to R.V. Road by December 2011.

BMTC

737 Euro-III buses to be added.

Eight new depots to be commissioned. Seven new bus stations to be commissioned.

Three existing bus stations to be modernised.

Traffic and Transport Management Centres at Jayanagar, Domlur, Yeshwanthpur, Kengeri and Bannerghatta.

Online GPS-GIS based vehicle tracking system on all 4,000 buses.

Installation of real time Passenger Info System at 75 Volvo bus stops.

Use of smart card based automatic fare collection system on all buses.

BESCOM

Energy loss of 9.69 per cent to be brought down to 7 per cent.

26 new 66/11 kV sub-stations to be commissioned.

SCADA for all sub-stations at Rs. 39.39 crore.

Two 220 kV sub-stations to take care of load growth.

150 dangerous installations to be shifted from footpaths.

Prepaid meters planned.

Modernisation of divisional Single Point Customer Care Centres.

Bangalore city police

Scientific management of traffic.

B-Trac 2010 at Rs. 350 crore.

Database on crime and criminals.

Digital albums of criminals.

Surveillance to be beefed up.

Separate cyber crime cell for city.

More staff to be recruited.

KHB and slum clearance board

Slum-free Bangalore is the objective.

Economically weaker sections to get 25 per cent in all housing projects.

Ragigudda, Kudlu, Laggere and A.D. Halli slums to be redeveloped.

International airport

It is planned to be made ready by April 2008.

It will cater to 11 million passengers. Agencies make a slew of promises

Staff Reporter

Bangalore's infrastructure to get a major boost

BANGALORE: If the promises made by civic agencies are anything to go by, the city's infrastructure will get a major boost by the end of this year. Work on more flyovers, underpasses, an eight-lane peripheral ring road, inner core ring road, budget housing for the urban poor, first phase of metro rail and the new BMRDA townships will get rolling by March.

Following are the promises made for the future by nine civic agencies at an interactive workshop "Bangalore Today and Tomorrow" organised by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) here on Saturday.

BBMP

Underpasses will built at Nagavara Ring Road, Kadirenahalli Ring Road, Puttenahalli, Prof. C.N.R. Rao Circle, Basappa Circle and Henur Banaswadi.

Other projects include upgrading 70 km of arterial roads (155 km) at a cost of Rs. 130 crore.

Inner Core Ring Road (elevated) — 30 km at a cost of Rs. 1,800 crore and modernisation of Malleswaram market.

Five slums will be upgraded at a cost of Rs. 13 crore under JNNURM.

Revamp of solid waste management, landfills on 500 acres of land and a modern abattoir at Iglur at a cost of Rs. 34 crore are also on the cards.

BDA

There will be no 20X30 sites or 30 ft. roads and emphasis will be on vertical growth.

Higher Floor Area Ratio (FAR) along Metro alignment.

Eight-lane Peripheral Ring Road at Rs. 3,600 crore.

Hi-tech Corridor (ORR to Electronic City) at a cost of Rs. 140 crore.

Flyovers at ORR-Magadi Road junction, Agara-ORR junction and Iblur-ORR junction (Rs. 105 crore).

New layout to distribute 50,000 sites.

Budget housing to allot two lakh houses for urban poor.

BMRDA

Satellite Town Ring Road (208 km); Intermediate Ring Road (188 km); Radial Roads (262 km);

Town Ring Roads; Airport Road Expressway (21.2 km) and more townships are the projects planned.

BWSSB

Board is geared up to provide drinking water to Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) areas. Target is to supply 1,600 million litres per Day (MLD) by 2011.

Regular water supply and sewerage network for newly added areas.

Improve capacity utilisation in sewage treatment plants .

Eliminate release of untreated sewage in river valleys.

To encourage development of tertiary treated water.

To replace corroded underground drainage and water lines.

Water supply and sewerage connections in all slums by 2010.

To set up investigation unit to look at alternative sources of water.

BMRCL

Reach 1-Byappanahalli to Cricket Stadium to be commissioned by March 2010; Yeshwanthpur to Swastik by November 2010; Cricket stadium to city bus station to Magadi Road by August 2011; City station to Mysore Road by October 2011 and City Market to R.V. Road by December 2011.

BMTC

737 Euro-III buses to be added.

Eight new depots to be commissioned. Seven new bus stations to be commissioned.

Three existing bus stations to be modernised.

Traffic and Transport Management Centres at Jayanagar, Domlur, Yeshwanthpur, Kengeri and Bannerghatta.

Online GPS-GIS based vehicle tracking system on all 4,000 buses.

Installation of real time Passenger Info System at 75 Volvo bus stops.

Use of smart card based automatic fare collection system on all buses.

BESCOM

Energy loss of 9.69 per cent to be brought down to 7 per cent.

26 new 66/11 kV sub-stations to be commissioned.

SCADA for all sub-stations at Rs. 39.39 crore.

Two 220 kV sub-stations to take care of load growth.

150 dangerous installations to be shifted from footpaths.

Prepaid meters planned.

Modernisation of divisional Single Point Customer Care Centres.

Bangalore city police

Scientific management of traffic.

B-Trac 2010 at Rs. 350 crore.

Database on crime and criminals.

Digital albums of criminals.

Surveillance to be beefed up.

Separate cyber crime cell for city.

More staff to be recruited.

KHB and slum clearance board

Slum-free Bangalore is the objective.

Economically weaker sections to get 25 per cent in all housing projects.

Ragigudda, Kudlu, Laggere and A.D. Halli slums to be redeveloped.

International airport

It is planned to be made ready by April 2008.

It will cater to 11 million passengers.

1 Comments:

At Monday, November 17, 2008 at 12:46:00 PM GMT+5:30, Blogger Manoj said...

We have seen monkeys coming into our apartment & also getting inside the house through the balcony door at 3rd or 4th Floors - is there any agency who can help in driving these monkeys into the Zoo ?

Thanks to inform

Manoj

 

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