Iconic locations in CBD to smarten up


The enduring locations of the CBD will quickly sport a brand new look with good parts. The BBMP is ready to drift tenders quickly.

The Bengaluru Sensible Metropolis Restricted (BSCL) is at present taking over the DPR for the redevelopment of Cubbon Park, Shivajinagar Bus Station and Russell Market beneath the Sensible Cities Mission.

“We’re at present taking over the DPR, prone to be accomplished in 15 days. We’ll float tenders for all three initiatives subsequent month after the price is estimated for the venture,” BSCL chief engineer Nataraj G R informed DH.

“The venture will contain the development of a joggers’ path with all good parts inside Cubbon Park, masking the whole park. Shivajinagar bus station can be upgraded to worldwide requirements with ramps, arc and different digitisation. Russell Market will boast a brand new look with a touch of the historic business locations within the metropolis,” Nataraj additional mentioned.

All three works are being taken up beneath the area-based growth element beneath the good cities flagship. The estimated quantity for the implementation of the work can be recognized as soon as the DPR is finalised.

In the meantime, the BBMP had floated tenders for the rejuvenation of the historic KR Market and the tender is at present in course of. The improve of KR Market contains the event of the bus cease, ramp from Chickpet metro station to bus station, vendor-hub, loading/unloading bays, redeveloping the mutton market and others at a value of Rs 51 crore.

Final month, the BBMP issued a piece order for the event of 36 good roads as per the TenderSure tips beneath two completely different tenders (20+16). Whereas 20 roads value Rs 231 crore, the remaining 16 roads come at Rs 200 crore. 


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