Mangalore, July 2: Addressing the media personnel after visiting under construction Building and reviewing the progress of the works, RJ Lobo, MLA from Mangalore south said in his address that though construction works of the said market complex was started in the 2004,it could not be completed on time for want of enough fund.
He further said that though a sum of Rs 1.4 crores out of the total project cost of Rs 4.8 crores has been sanctioned, money has yet to be reached. He added that all out efforts would be made to complete the project at the earliest.
Lobo said he would take up the matter with the authorities concerned in the MCC and ensure that the construction works are expedited.
He also said that this G+3floor project will have flower shops, vegetable market and open space to sell vegetables for temporary vendors in the level one floor, while in the level two floor, there would be fish stalls, chicken, mutton, beef and pork stalls and also dry fish stalls. The first floor will have a super market and five shops.
Answering the queries posed by the media personnel about the condition of the central market, Lobo said there were plans to renovate it and added all measures would be taken step by step.
Prior to his visit to the market, Lobo planted saplings at Bejai and met IDF consultant Dharmaraj and held discussions regarding the Bejai market project. Dharmaraj and Contractor Anantha Krishna Shetty gave information regarding the market plans to the MLA.
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