Renovated Hassan bus stand ready for inauguration

Renovated Hassan bus stand ready for inauguration

CM to inaugurate the new-look facility on June 18, says Manju

Renovated Hassan bus stand ready for inauguration

If everything goes as per plan, the renovated KSRTC bus stand will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on June 18, District in-charge Minister A Manju said.

After inspecting the works under progress at the bus stand here on Thursday, Manju told reporters that the state-of-the-art bus stand is being constructed at a cost of Rs 32.98 crore.

Around 36,000 sqft is being utilised for commercial purposes and the remaining 56,000 sqft is for public use. The commercial space is expected to fetch a revenue of Rs 15 lakh per annum, he said.

“The parking area at the bus stand can accommodate 1,000 two-wheelers and 100 cars. People should make use of the facility. The city bus service will cover a distance of 12 km and buses will ply to 22 routes, mostly rural areas,” he said.

The minister directed the KSRTC and City Municipal Council officials to clear the dilapidated buildings adjoining the bus stand and construct new ones. He also inspected the parking facility, rest room and basement.

CMC member Yashwant, Hassan Urban Development Authority Chairman H R Krishnakumar and KSRTC Divisional Controller Yashwant Kumar among others were present.