Minister asks civic agencies to work in tandem

Bengaluru Development Minister K J George on Saturday instructed government agencies to work in tandem and follow deadlines while executing civic projects. 

Speaking at a review meeting with officials from Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike ( BBMP), Bangalore Development Authority ( BDA), Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board ( BWSSB) and other agencies, the minister said that projects should be completed on time. He warned of action against officials found responsible for causing delay in completing projects.

Mayor B N Manjunath Reddy, Karnataka Government Chief Secretary Arvind Jadhav, Additional Chief Secretary Mahendra Jain (Urban Development), BDA Commissioner T Sham Bhat and others attended the meeting.

Action plan sought
Followed by the meeting, Mayor inspected Sirsi Circle flyover on Mysuru Road. He directed engineers concerned to prepare an action plan for widening the flyover and building a link road connecting flyover with Victoria hospital, directly.

Speaking to reporters, the mayor said that ambulances from city and neighbouring states were being stuck in traffic on the flyover leading to delay in providing treatment to patients. Hence, there is a need to build a link road for the benefit of patients, he  added.

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