Mangalore to Look More Beautiful: These Circles in The City to be Developed Soon

Mangalore to Look More Beautiful: These Circles in The City to be Developed Soon

Mangalore City South MLA D. Vedavyas Kamath said that the government will re-develop and beautify Marnamikatta, Urwa Market and Ambedkar Circles in the city soon.

‘Bhoomi pooja’ was held for taking up five projects, costing ₹9.3 crore, through Mangalore Smart City Ltd. (MSCL) in the city. The MLA said that the Marnamikata Circle will have statues of tigers, like the statues of lions placed in the Mangaladevi Circle which was inaugurated at Jeppu recently. He said that a statue of Shivaji mounted on a horse will be installed at Pumpwell Junction. In addition, the Mannagudda Gurji Junction will be re-developed to have a circle in place. The five projects to which the bhoomi puja was performed included the re-development of a traffic island at Pumpwell Junction and beautification the land below Pumpwell fly over at a cost of ₹40 lakh sponsored by the Karnataka Bank. The other four projects comprised re-development and beautification of A B Shetty Circle at a cost of ₹40 lakh sponsored by the Bank of Baroda and constructing 18 mts long and nine mts wide culvert on Pandeshwara main road at Shivanagara at a cost of ₹2 crore.

The remaining two projects were upgrading the 550m stretch of the road from Pandeshwara Main Road to Lee Well Junction as a 12m wide concrete road with storm-water drains, footpaths, and streetlights at a cost of ₹4.25 crore and developing a 250m road from Rashtrakavi Govinda Pai Circle to Mahammayi Road as a 9m wide concrete road with footpaths, storm-water drains, and streetlights at a cost of ₹2.25 crore.

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