Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Great! It’s raining projects in Mahadevapura

Great! It’s raining projects in Mahadevapura

BDA Has Taken Up Civil Works Worth Rs 60 Crore Implementation Likely In Three Days


Bangalore: Mahadevapura — a constituency dotted with villages and lakes — saw a rain of plans, projects and welfare schemes on Tuesday morning.
In addition to the projects in progress, the BDA has taken up 101 civil works worth Rs 60 crore. These include road development, culverts, bridges and drains. “All these works have been tendered and finalized and are expected to begin in the next 2-3 days,’’ BDA commissioner Siddaiah said.
The BDA will also be take up the construction of four new flyovers on Outer Ring Road at a cost of Rs 144.06 crore. The tenders for these works are to be finalized. “There is no shortage of funds now,’’ he said.
A few development works are being taken up by the BBMP and KIADB. There are also plans to set up a playground matching international standards at Gunjur. two new polytechnic institutes and a digital library, said higher education minister Aravind Limbavali.
Chief minister B S Yeddyurappa who laid the foundation stone for most of these projects said it was all part of bigger plans for a better city. “All 28 assembly constituencies will be developed without any bias. The MLAs must compete against each other towards better development of their constituencies. Further, it also needs greater public vigilance in ensuring that projects get completed on time,’’ he said.
“Currently development work worth Rs 1,900 crore have been undertaken in the city and are at various stages of progress. I don’t need any certificate or laurels for it. However, looking back, one must realize that Yeddyurappa’s government came into power only nine months ago. So, why blame us for the poor infrastructure?’’ he said.
BDA: 101 civil works worth Rs 60 crore BBMP: Rs 10 crore towards development of roads from K R Puram to Hoodi KIADB: Rs 96 lakh towards more street lights across various industrial areas in Whitefield Rs 170 lakh for student hostel facilities at Channasandra, Avalahalli and Ramagondanahalli Rs 165 lakh for lake development works Rs 1 crore towards setting up at least 20 Stree Shakti centres
Two new polytechnic institutes at Channasandra and Immadihalli Playground with international standards on a 27-acre land in Gunjur Digital library at Tubarahalli Development of four overhead tanks at Goravigere, Doddagubbi, Bidarahalli, Laghumena halli
Valandaiamma (67) was elated. Beaming, she showed the document that would get her a monthly pension of Rs 400 henceforth. Her only disappointment: she could not meet the CM 42 senior citizens from Sonnenahalli, Kundalahalli and Chinappanahalli were among chosen beneficiaries for monthly pension of Rs 400 under Sandhya Suraksha scheme Rayappa (67) is unlucky. “I don’t know why I haven’t yet got it,’’ says this farmer staying a few kilometres beyond Kundalahalli. He has a receipt dated April 23, 07 Many beneficiaries got documents under various welfare schemes


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