New projects on anvil for city

Published: 22nd September 2012 10:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2012 10:15 AM   |  A+A-

The cabinet meet on Friday, gave its administrative approval to build a housing complex near Bayappanahalli for the benefit of the Group, B, C and D employees of the Karnataka High Court at a cost of over Rs 179 crore in a 5 acre land of the NGEF.

“As many as 675 housing flats would be constructed and the cabinet has given its approval,” Law and Urban Affairs Minister S Suresh Kumar said.

The cabinet also gave an approval to construct an eight-lane signal free corridor, including two RoB’s, under passes at the  junction connecting Sangoli Rayanna Circle and the Okalipuram in the city.

“The state government gave its approval for the financial submitted by M/s Simplex who have quoted over Rs 102 crore for the project,” Suresh Kumar said.

The cabinet also set up a monitoring committee to implement Christian Community Development works for which Rs 50 crore has been sanctioned.

It also named the nominated MLA Derrick M B Fullin Faw as its Deputy Chairman and appointed George Geralden Fernandes and Geralden as special invitees to the committee which would be headed by the Chief Minister.

Among others the cabinet also sanctioned setting up a Solid Waster Management plant at Hubli-Dharwad City Corporation on the basis of the Design-Finance-Build-Operte and Transfer basis.

“About 380 tonnes of garbage is generated daily in Hubli-Dharwad,” he said.


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