25 skywalks, Rs 2,900 crores alloted to Bengaluru in budget

25 skywalks, Rs 2,900 crores alloted to Bengaluru in budget

In much needed investment to develop sky-walks and underpasses in the city, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today announced 25 new sky-walks would be built under the PPP model. 

Rs 80 crore was also earmarked for extension of  underpass and flyover at Hebbal junction where last month two people were crushed to death and five other injured by a speeding tanker. The BBMP has already come up with the design of a proposed skywalk to be constructed at the busy junction and expects to complete it within two or three months. Ballari road and Jayamal road to be widened.

He also announced Rs 44 crore for flyovers and Doddanakundi while providing Rs 270 crore to deal with the garbage situation in the city. 50 solid waste removal machines are also to be procured. 

Rs 2,900 crore has been alloted to BBMP for development work. Rs 1000 cr also allotted for Bengaluru under CM's city improvement scheme. For better security management CCTVs are to be installed across Bengaluru at a cost of Rs 8 cr.

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