July 19, 2024

BENGALURU EXPRESS

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Bengaluru development: Committee for better coordination among various departments: CM Bommai

Bengaluru. Jan 2.
A Zonal level Coordination Committee comprising officials from civic agencies like BBMP, BESCOM, BWSSB and various departments would be constituted to improve the synergy in executing civic works and a Monitoring Committee with a Coordinator at the state level would be constituted. A government order in this regard would be issued in 2-3 days, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Bommai who chaired a meeting of people’s representatives of Bengaluru and senior officials to discuss development issues of the city said, quality work should be ensured in storm water drains project in the city. DPR for the project would be prepared professionally and Rs1500cr would be provided for the purpose.


Bommai in his address wanted improvement in street lighting system in the city and said that necessary finances would be provided. “But the work should be taken up immediately and completed without any delay. Take measures to install new bulbs,” he said.
About 7000 CC cameras would be installed in the city under the Nirbhaya programme, he said.

Other important points from the meeting

*CM instructed for filling of potholes on 751.41km roads in the city within 15 days. Complete Tender Sure road works by March 31.

*Complete repair works on High Density roads by calling short term tenders.

*Ensure completion of maximum stretch of 950km road works in newly added 110 villages of BBMP.

*Complete the pending white topping works without inconveniencing the public.

*Speedy completion of Grade Separator works which are causing traffic snarls.

*Action to fill all vacant posts of Ward Engineer in all Zones of BBMP.

*Inclusion of Russel Market modernisation works under the Smart City project. Action to improve BVK Iyengar road.

*Greater priority for issues related to TDR and land acquisition.

*Take arterial road works under Amrith Nagarothana Yojane. Work in a planned way for comprehensive development of Bengaluru.

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