North Bangalore to get Metro, PRR, new hospital
For the first time, north Bangalore has got a major focus in this year’s state budget.
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, who is also the Karnataka finance minister, while presenting his eighth budget announced a bumper for this part of the city.
Namma Metro KIA airport line, the construction of the much delayed Peripheral Ring Road, a state-of the-art hospital and money for the Bengaluru Suburban Rail project has been announced.
A quick look at the highlights.
Development of an Experience Bengaluru Centre to be developed in land belonging to Mysuru Lamps Works Limited in Malleshwaram.
The development of Tree Parks in NGEF in Byappanahalli and in three other places.
Work on PRR to start
Suburban Rail to get a Grant of Rs.850 crore in the year 2021-22
The second terminal building at Kempegowda International Airport will be ready & help reach annual passenger capacity to 60 million.
Implementation of K-100 project at an expenditure of Rs.169 crore to develop Koramangala Valley as a tourist attraction.
Development of Bengaluru Signature Business Park of international standards near KIA.
Action to rejuvenate and upgrade 248 MLD capacity STP of Koramangala Valley at Rs.450 crore in collaboration with BBMP through BWSSB.
The approval of the Centre expected for the implementation of 58.2 km long Outer Ring Road –KIA Airport Metro Phase 2A and 2B at an estimated cost of Rs.14,788; Rs.1,600 crore has already been released for pre-project activities.
Action to implement ‘One Nation, One Card’ scheme before August 2021. Facility to use this card in Namma Metro and BMTC.
Implementation of Automatic Fare Collection System in BMTC.
Establishment of separate company to manage collection, transportation and processing of solid waste of Bengaluru city.
Starting of a new multi speciality hospital in North Bengaluru.
Operationalisation of Institute of Gastroenterology Sciences and Organ Transplant, which is being constructed at an expenditure of Rs.28 crore, in the current year.
A 50 bed capacity sub-centre of Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology in K.C. General Hospital of Bengaluru at an expenditure of Rs.20 crore.
Establishment of Janarogya centres at an expenditure of Rs.10 crore in 57 wards of BBMP.
Renovation and reconstruction of BBMP schools at an expenditure of Rs.33 crore.
Rs. 2 crore reserved for conducting Literary and Cultural programmes every weekend in Mallathahalli Kala Grama of Bengaluru.
A total allocation of Rs.7,795 crore in the year 2021-22 for the comprehensive development of Bengaluru city.
Reduction of Stamp Duty from 5% to 3% for the first registration of apartments valued between Rs.35 lakh and Rs.45 lakh to promote affordable housing.
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