Crossings, flyovers for BRTS in the pipeline

Indore: Urban Administration Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya met Union Minister for Urban Development Kamal Nath in New Delhi on Friday. The meeting was fruitful for Vijayvargiya as consensus reached between them for further streamlining traffic on the BRTS of Indore while several other projects were given in principle approval by the Central Government.

Crossings, flyovers for BRTS in the pipeline

In the meeting, it was decided that there is a need to streamline traffic on BRTS. A few crossings and flyovers would be developed to iron out the impediments to smooth flow of traffic.Instructions regarding these developments on the BRTS have been issued to the officials also. Kamal Nath has agreed to these proposals and given a green signal, however, formal approvals are awaited.

After the meeting, speaking to Free Press, Vijayvargiya said that regarding River Side Road, another Rs 480 crore has been requested from the Union government although Rs 180 crore was earlier approved.Also, a detailed discussion was held about 76 development proposals of various districts of Madhya Pradesh, which were under the consideration with the Centre.

Kamal Nath further said that in principle approval is already given to these projects and the only remaining task is allotment of budget which would be done pretty soon.The new proposal for development of various cities of Madhya Pradesh is being prepared while the next meeting between the two ministers is scheduled for January 15 and 16.

Winter safety for homeless In charge Principal Secretary PK Dash has released instructions to the divisional commissioners and district collectors to provide blankets to footpath dwellers and other homeless people.

Vijayvergiya meets Kamal Nath The historical Krishnapura Chhatri will be beautified and developed into a tourist spot while Khan River water would be purified at a cost of Rs 46 crore. Area around the site will also be developed while Rs 87 lakh spent on the first phase of the project. This was stated by officials in a meeting of Gaurav Foundation presided over by Collector Aakash Tripathi at Ahilya Library, on Friday.

The Chhatris would be developed on the line of Rajwada and a detailed plan is also prepared for the same. Under the beautification plan, a boundary wall would be constructed around the Chhatris, a royal gate installed, fountains put up, garden developed, along with development around the site, and chemical treatment for onservation of the heritage. Dynamic lighting for the Chhatris was also discussed in the meeting. It was also decided in the meeting that security guards would be deployed at the place so that anti- social elements do not harm it.

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