'Development works worth Rs 30 cr on in M'lore'

Synthetic track work in Mangala stadium has begun, says Palemar

District-in-Charge Minister Krishna Palemar said that development work worth Rs 30.60 crore is being undertaken in Mangalore North Assembly constituency.

Addressing a press meet here on Wednesday, he said about 74 interior roads would be developed at an estimated cost of Rs 4.89 crore. Tanks including Kavoor tank will get a facelift at a cost of Rs 5 crore.

Some of the roads which will see facelift are Malavoor-Adyapadu-Unile road (Rs 4.50 crore), Yedapadavu Poopadikallu-Bellecharu road (Rs 4 crore). Mucchur-Kajemane-Perara-Kathalsar road will be asphalted at the cost of Rs 1.20 crore. Burial ground will be developed at the cost of Rs 29 lakh.

A sum of Rs 1.15 crore has been earmarked for the development of temples in the constituency. As many as 12 churches will be given financial assistance. A sum of Rs 1.25 crore has been earmarked for the development of masjids.

Under ‘Namma Grama Namma Rasthe’ project, Adyarapadu-Ashwathakatte road will be developed at the cost of Rs 80.50 lakh and Narlapadavu road in Ganjimutt gram panchayat will be developed at a cost of Rs 2.14 crore. In addition, as many as 20 km road covering 12 roads will be taken up at the cost of Rs 6.08 crore under the project. Kaikamba, Kamapade, Baithurli, Neerumarga, Kalpane, Sampige, Ashwathapura, and Neerkere roads will be developed at the cost of Rs 2 crore.

Synthetic track
Palemar said that synthetic track in Mangala stadium will be laid at the cost of Rs 8 crore. The government has already released Rs 3.09 crore for the purpose. The work has already begun.

The government will also give more emphasis to sports and tourism in the district.
He said that the Chief Minister has directed to release Rs 4.35 crore to take up 13 works related to construction of retaining wall on the banks of tanks at Athrabailu, Gurupura, Subhashitha Nagara, Kandavara, Mooduperaru, Thenkulipadi, Kolambe, BadagaYedapadavu, Adyapadi, Thiruvail and Bodanthila.

Pumpwell bus stand
To a query on bus stand at Pumpwell, he said that the work will commence at the earliest. A sum of Rs 8 crore has already been given for land acquisition. About eight acres land has already been acquired for the purpose. The district administration will not bow to any lobby against the construction of the bus stand and will go ahead with the proposal. Once a temporary bus stand is constructed, then service and express buses will be diverted to Pumpwell, he added.

Interior roads
On deplorable condition of interior roads in Mangalore City Corporation jurisdiction, Palemar said that short tender will be invited for repairing all the roads in 60 wards on Thursday. The work will commence from February.

The work on drains and footpath will be taken up in the second phase of Rs 100 crore project announced by the former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa. Maximum
work related to the footpath and drains will be completed by May, he said.

Give info on polluters, win Rs 10,000
Bogged down by the growing menace of polluting the tanks and rivers, District-in-Charge Minister said that a sum of Rs 10,000 would be awarded to those who inform the authorities on those who pollute tanks and rivers.

It may be recalled that Palemar had announced that people who inform the authorities on the vehicles dumping debris would get a reward of Rs 1,000. However, there was poor response from the public, he said.

CM for Srujanotsava
District-in-Charge Minister Krishna Palemar said that Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda will attend the valedictory of ‘Bal Bharath Srujanotsava 2012’ scheduled to be held at Pilikula from January 22 to 25. Minister for Women and Child Welfare C C Patil will inaugurate the fest.

As many as 2,000 children are expected to take part in ‘Bal Bharath Srujanotsava 2012.’

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