Shivamogga: Deputy Commissioner K.B. Shivakumar informed the officials that many development works already underway in the district should be expeditiously implemented without violating the Covid guidelines.
He reviewed the progress of the implementation of mega projects in the district at his office on Friday May 29.
Care should be taken to avoid any setbacks to development works due to corona. At the same time, the government has issued the Corona Guidelines on maintenance of works and said that the works should be completed within the stipulated time.
The airport work will be completed in the prescribed time frame in the outskirts of the city of Sogane. Runway, connecting road, and compound construction works too are underway. 14.80 crores civil craft works including boating in the Shikaripur taluk, the birthplace of Akkamahadevi. Similarly, the Tourism and Sahyadri Heritage Development Authority has undertaken a total of Rs 8 crore worth construction works that include amphi-theatre, gateway among others.
Rs 45 crore to build a new district building in Shivamogga has been reserved. The 100-foot circular road works in the Railway Compound at a cost of Rs 9 crore is almost complete. The land acquisition process of the Tumkur-Shivamogga quadrangular road is underway after providing Rs 300 crore compensation to the land owners who lost the land. Given to land owners. in addition to Rs. Another Rs 765 crore proposal to has been submitted, informed the officials.
The system is put in place to complete Rs. 423 crore worth works of the Sigandoor Bridge by December 2022. 24/7 constant water supply project for Shivamogga, Chitradurga-Shimoga National Highway pending works, Railway Bridge near Vidyanagar, Shivamogga, Railway Bridge at Bhadravathi-Kumsi Road Overpass in Shivamogga, Another Bypass road near Tunga river, 50-km long two lane road between Theerthahalli and Shringeri constrution works, and new railway project on Shivamogga-Shikaripura-Ranebennur, among others.
Senior officials of various departments including Shivamogga City Commissioner Chidananda Watare were present.