By getting this status Bangalore will be eligible for more funds from the centre.
Upcoming Road Projects as of September 2004
- Four-lane stretch of 74 km Kundapur-Suratkal (Rs 500 crore)
- 85-km Bangalore-Mulbagal, six-lane between KR Puram and Hoskote, 4-lane up to Mulbagal (Rs 400 crore)
- Four-lane 157km Nelamangala-Hassan, 4 km will be elevated, the remaining 15.5 km will be six-lane (Rs 620 crore)
- 6-month delay in completion of Golden Quadrilateral project
- 9 km flyover along Hosur Road leading to Electronic city. To begin by April 2005, 30 months for completion.
|BDA Targets As Of September 2004|
|Arkavathi Layout||Jan 16, 2005|
|Dairy Circle Underpass||Nov 14, 2004|
|Jayadeva Flyover||Dec 15, 2004|
|Jayadeva Underpass||Feb 15, 2005|
|Airport Road Main Flyover||Mar 2005|
|Four loops of Airport Road Flyover||June 2005|
|Anand Rao Circle Flyover||Aug 27, 2005|
|Bowring Hospital, KSP Renovation||April 2005|
|Magadi Road – Chord Road Flyover||Dec 2004|
|Hi-Tech City Corridor Road||Dec 2004|
Status of Railway Projects in Karnataka as of February 2008
- Kolar-Chikballapur / To be completed in 2009-10
- Chikkabanavar – Nelamangala (started in 2008) / To be completed in 2009
- Raydurga – Tumkur (212 kms survey in progress) / Works sanctioned
- Chikmagalur – Sakleshpur (48 km, started in 2008) / Works sanctioned
- Kadur – Chikmagalur (45 km) / Work has begun
- Hospet – Thornagallu / Will be completed by end of 2008
- Dharwad – Kambarganvi (26 km, sanctioned in 2005-06) / Will be completed in one year
- Hubli – Hebsur (18 km – sanctioned in 2005-06) / Will be completed in one year
- Arasikere – Birur (43 km, work yet to begin) / Will be completed in two years
- 36-acre Defence land sought for road wideningChief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has requested Defence Minister A K Antony to transfer defence land running into 36.3 acres to the State for construction and widening work in the City.In an open letter to the Defence Minister, copies of which were made available to the press, he said that to decongest traffic, BBMP planned to take up construction and widening of many roads and bridges and put in place a mammoth storm water drain to clear rainwater. “These projects are essential for smooth flow of traffic and development of City,” the letter stressed. Some stretches of land required for the purpose fell under defence property, it said.
- Owners challenge acquisition of sites for BMIC
The high court ordered notices to the urban development department, Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Boards, Bangalore Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Area Planning Authority and Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises, based on a petition filed by V R Ramesh Babu and others. They challenged the acquisition of their sites near Gottigere for the Bangalore Mysore Infrastructure Corridor project.The petitioners, who challenged the land acquisition in 1998 and 2003, have sought alternative sites with similar dimensions in the proposed 1,000-acre township to be developed by NICE at Bidadi, if their land was to be finally acquired.