2 bridges to reduce Brahmavar-Manipal distance by 20 kms

2 bridges to reduce Brahmavar-Manipal distance by 20 kms

Speaking at a face to face prgramme with the voters organised by Udupi Balakedarara Vedike in Udupi, he said  Parari-Kolalagiri action plan is also ready. Both the bridges will be built at the cost of Rs 8 crore. With these two bridges, there will be connectivity from Brahmavar to Manipal. This will reduce the distance by 20 kms. A sum of Rs 3 crore has been earmarked for the development of Parkala pete. The land acquisition process is under progress. A sum of Rs 2 crore has been released for the development of fish market and the work is under progress, he added.

The MLA said that he is committed to meet the voters once in three months along with the taluk-level officers. The public contact programme at CMC wards will be held soon after the monsoon.

The public urged to install speed braker between Rajangann –Kalsanka road. Other demands in the meeting include maintaining cleanliness in fish market, bridge from Parkala to Kukkikatte, road to railway station from Rajangann, fly over or underpass at Karavali Junction, footpath from Adi Udupi to Kadiyali and construction of jetty on priority basis.

The participants said that the advertisements in the City are on rise. “There is a need to remove all the illegal hoardings. Saplings should be planted from Karavali Junction to Manipal. The vegetable market in Udupi should be developed. The Consumer court from Kukkikatte should be shifted.”

Bus facility

The MLA said that the district complex housing Deputy Commissioner’s office will be inaugurated either on November 10 or 15 by the Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda. The complex was constructed at a cost of Rs 28 crore. A sum of Rs 2 crore would be required for furnitures. Once the complex is inaugurated, then all the offices will be shifted on the following day itself. The decision on starting bus facility to Manipal End Point where the complex would come up will be taken at RTA meeting on Monday.

A new RTO office will be constructed at the cost of Rs 3.5 crore. A driving track will also be laid at the new RTA office. The decision on issuing permits to buses will be taken at a meeting on Monday.

Vedike convenor Damodar Aithal, Trustee H Shantharaj Aithal and others were present.