MUDA proposes six new layouts

MUDA proposes six new layouts

` 1.33 crore surplus budget projects ` 410.85 cr revenue for the authority in 2011-12

proposals: MUDA Commissioner Dr C G Betsurmath presenting a budget proposal in Mysore on Thursday. MUDA Chairman L Nagendra, Secretary Vidya Kumari, MCC Commissioner K S Raykar, MUDA members- MLA Tanveer Sait, MLCs G Madhusudhan , Narayan Swamy, Prof K R Mallikarjunappa, Chikkamadu, Marithibbegowda and Siddaraju and others are seen. dh photo

The proposal for developing six more layouts was among the highlights at the annual budget of the MUDA tabled here on Thursday. MUDA Commissioner Dr C G Betsurmath, who presented the annual receipts and expenditure said the Authority projected a total revenue of ` 410.85 crore from different sources and the expenditure is pegged at ` 409.52 crore with a surplus of `  1.33 crore. It will spend `  96 crore for the acquisition of land for new layouts and clearing pending compensation.

In the run up to the allotment of the sites in R T Nagar and Lalithadri Nagar I stage, MUDA will spend about `  32.42 crore towards improvement of basic infrastructure in these layouts.

While, about `  40 crore will be reserved for completion of the ring road, stretching about nine kilometre between Bannur and Nanjangud road, and construction of railway overbridge on the route. The financial statement allocates `  16.05 crore for the ongoing Outer Ring Road (ORR) works.

Ahead of the transfer of MUDA layouts to the Mysore City Corporation (MCC), the Authority will spend ` 52.58 crore on extending and improving infrastructure like roads and street lights. About `  3.95 crore will be spent on the maintenance of parks, `  77 lakh for protection and fencing of MUDA properties, `  50 lakh towards streamlining computerised records and papers.

Among the major funding is the widening of important roads in city. About `  5.55 crore will be spent on widening the Hunsur road from Kalamandir adjoining Kukkarahalli lake, the stretch off the Kukkarahalli lake connecting Nilgiris junction to the Bogadi main road, the stretch between premier studio junction to New Kantharaje Urs road. The roads between Gopala Gowda hospital to Mysore dairy, the stretch between Nimra Mosque in Rajivnagar to ORR, KRS road to the highway circle and the Adichunchanagiri Road in Kuvempunagar would also be widened, Betsurmath said adding that `  2.5 crore will be spent on giving a new-look to Hardinge circle, Ranaprathap Circle, Andolana Circle and Sharadadevi junction near Sharada Devi Nagar. If `  12 crore is reserved for the projects suggested and recommended by the MUDA members and an additional ` five crore would be spent on addressing the regional imbalance in north-east part of city.  

Lake development

Out of expenditure estimate, the Authority will spend `  16.2 crore on lake development (Lingambudhi and Devanuru lake) and `  10.7 crore on providing UGD lines, water supply and good roads in villages surrounding the MUDA layouts. The villages include Alanahalli, Lingambudhi Palya, Kuppaluru, Koorgalli, Hootagalli Muniswamy Nagar, Kergalli, Ramnahalli, Old Kesare, Bugathagalli, Uttanahalli, Hosahundi, Guddemadanahalli, Thandavapura, Banchayyanahalli, Belavatha and Belavadi.

Chairman L Nagendra, MLAs Tanveer Sait, K V Narayana Gowda, MLCs Prof Mallikarjunappa, Thontadarya, Marithibbe Gowda, Siddaraju, secretary Vidya Kumari and others were present.  

New layouts

The proposed layouts are - Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar Nagar (Lingambudhi, Yadahalli), Swarna Jayanthi Nagar (Halalu, Chowdahalli), Lalithadripura II stage (Lalithadripura), Shanthaveri Gopala Gowda Nagar II stage (Hosahundi, Bandipalya, Uttanahalli), Lalbahaddur Shastri Nagar II stage (Chikkahalli, Choranahalli and Yandahalli) and R T Nagar II stage (Kergalli).