Mangaluru, July 24: Mayor Jacintha Alfred speaking about the various up-gradation works to be undertaken in the city said, markets in the city will be upgraded, seven roads will be concreted in the city limits and the stalled Town Hall renovation works will resume soon.
Mayor Jacintha addressed a press meet here on Friday July 24th and said, funds have been sanctioned by the government for various development works. In the city limits, seven roads will be concretized. They are Konchady to Kavoor at Rs 2 crore; Pachanady main road at a cost of Rs 1.5 crore; Malady court road at Rs 2 crore; Ladyhill circle to Koragajja Gudi at Rs 1.9 crore; Durga Mahal to Bokkapatna Church at Rs 1.65 crore; Subhashnagar to Mangaladevi Temple at Rs 4.65 crore including footpath and Kadri main entrance to Kadri Temple at Rs 1 crore including footpath.
The foundation stones for the works will be laid by District in-charge minister Ramanath Rai and Urban Development minister Vinay Kumar Sorake on July 27th, she said.
The mayor said that the Central Market and markets at Kankanady, Kadri, Kavoor, Suratkal, Alake, and Kulshekar Kaikamba will be upgraded and the project reports of these are ready which will be sent to the government for approval.
Town Hall renovation:
About the stalled Town Hall renovation work, the mayor said that on July 21st tender was called to undertake work on stage, lights, acoustics, panelling, sound system, and false ceilings at a cost of Rs 98 lakhs. Tender was also called to undertake seating arrangement and flooring works at a cost of Rs 60 lakhs, said mayor Jacintha.
Tenders will be called on July 24th to take up air conditioning at a cost Rs 48 lakhs and cable and generator work at a cost of Rs 49 lakhs.
Mayor said, the work will resume immediately and the renovation work will be completed by November.