Recently, a meeting was chaired by Chief Minister with Revenue, Forest, Electricity, Water Supply and other departmental heads to clear issues stalling the road work. The Chief Secretary will be reviewing the works every month and take action for their timely completion, he added. On the Centre’s request, the State has decided to reduce utility shifting charges for highway projects from the existing 12.5% of the project cost to 2.5%.
Mr. Kateel, Mr. Khader and Mr. Revanna inaugurated the 13-km stretch of concrete road near the Kempuhole Guest House that is laid at a cost of Rs. 74 crore under Package 2 in the presence of legislators and former Minister B. Ramanath Rai. Vehicles had piled up at the Gundiya Gate since morning to move via Shiradi Ghat. Police allowed vehicles to pass by around 4 p.m.
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