Mayor Seeks Rs 32 Crore for New VMC Building

Published: 19th February 2016 04:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th February 2016 04:59 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Viayawada Mayor K Sridhar on Thursday submitted proposals worth Rs 32 crore for the construction of a new building for the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation.

The Mayor met Municipal Administration Minister P Narayana at latter’s residence in Vijayanagar Colony, here and explained that the present building constructed in 1961, is unable to address the needs of a constantly expanding city. He felt it was time that the VMC got a new building particularly in view of the fact that the city could also be the temporary seat of administration of the state.

The NCPE Consultants, which prepared a Detailed Project Report according to which, the new building would be a six storied one with a total built up area of 1.2 lakh sq ft. It is estimated to cost only `32 crore by using pre-fabricated framed RCC/PSC.

Mayor said they have prepared the detailed estimates and submitted them to the Government. Minister assured him that he will take up the issue with the CM and see that the proposals get approved. The minister informed the mayor that the online system of town planning departments in municipal bodies across the state is being supervised by the CM himself and he will take the issue to his notice.

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