Illustration of shopping complex in Bhikangaon
Illustration of shopping complex in Bhikangaon

Bhikangaon (Khargone district): The city council of Bhikangaon has taken a major step toward development under which an upscale shopping complex worth Rs 1.43 crore will be constructed soon. It will provide employment opportunities to local youths. The dilapidated city council building will also be revamped. For 50 years, it has been in the same state and had become dilapidated.

Chief municipal officer Manoj Gangrade said on Thursday that the construction of first part of the shopping complex has begun and the plan to prepare the second portion has also been made. The target is to complete the construction of first part in next two months.

Councillor Nakula Kapse along with city council chairman Deepak Thakur inspected the quality of construction work of first part and asked it to complete it as soon as possible. The first portion will have a hall, chambers and shops.

Technical assistant Lakhan Yadav said that the first portion of new building to be built on 5,000 square feet will have a shopping complex with about 15 shops on the ground floor. On the first floor, offices of chairman, vice-chairman, engineer, CMO will have offices besides establishment branch, revenue branch and conference hall. The treasury and record section will also be set up.

The second portion of the building will have community hall, shops and store room. Technical assistant Wasim Khokar said there will be a shopping complex in the second portion also on 9,407 square feet with eight shops on the ground floor. On the first floor, there will be a store room, firefighting cell, electricity cell water supply department. The third floor will have a community hall.

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