Mysuru: District Minister H C Mahadevappa along with district administration officials including Deputy Commissioner D Randeep inspected various ongoing projects to take stock of the various works which are being undertaken in city, Among development and widening of 13 inner ring roads in city, apart from three to four roads, for rest of the roads the authorities are having land acquisition problem, it was noted.
During 2017-18 budget, Rs 117 Crore was sanctioned for development and widening of 13 inner ring roads in city. Though most of the projects are undertaken, for majority of the projects there are land acquisition issues. Minister called upon the authorities to speed up the process by amicably solving the land acquisition problems. To start with he inspected the ongoing flyover work at Hinkal where it is being constructed at a cost of Rs 19.3 Crore. He instructed the persons concerned to get the work completed well before December this year and give away the facility to the people.
Later, he inspected the widening of roads from Bogadi Circle to Jattihundi and Beerihundi and Crawford Hall to Bogadi Circle in progress at a cost of Rs 27 Crore. The authorities are expected to axe 40 trees for this project and have already paid money for planting 400 saplings on this stretch. Minister also called upon the authorities to see that the plants which are grown are taken care of.
He also inspected the ongoing works at New Kantharaja Urs Road where work is undertaken at a cost of Rs 5 Crore, Vishwamanava double road where the developmental works are undertaken at a cost of Rs 5 Crore, Srinivas Circle to 101 Ganapnathy at a cost of Rs 3.5 Crore. “Keeping the city developmental plan in mind, we have taken up various works across the city. Most of the ongoing works are expected to be completed well before December and once completed Mysuru city will look much more beautiful”, added Mahadevappa.