Thursday, July 30, 2009

CM recites poem on his dream Bangalore

CM recites poem on his dream Bangalore
Bangalore,DH News Service:

Chief Minister Yeddyurappa turned a poet on Wednesday while explaining his dreams to make Bangalore a liveable city. He read out a special poem - My Dream Bangalore- in the Legislative Assembly.

The Kannada poem, which has six stanzas, highlighted how the Capital should be according the CM.

The poem was part of the written reply he gave to the discussion on demands for grant of various departments.

He wants to make Bangalore free from poverty, civic amenities for all, security for its citizens and state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities. CM said the State government had already commenced several programmes and projects to realise the dream. The Government had taken up road widening, new flyovers, grade separators, drinking water projects. It was almost recap on all the programmes which has been initiated and which are in the pipeline.

Projects and allocations

* Rs 450 crore released to make the stretch between Hebbal flyover and Kanteerva Studio signal free
* Rs 563 crore for development of 1,276 km road in BBMP limits.
* Development of 73 parks by BBMP and seven parks by BDA taken up.
* Development of 29 lakes at a cost of Rs 294 crore
* Metro phase-1 to be completed by December 2010.
* Cultural programmes in various parks to be held every Sunday.
* Complete the Cauvery II phase IV stage scheme by spending Rs 4,000 cr
* Rs 100 crore for providing drinking water to new areas coming under BBMP
* Develop creatively Devikarani Roerich estate on Kanakapura road
* Develop forest in 180 acres in BM Kaval.


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