On Friday, the standing committee of VMC amended the original proposal of the flyover project brought by the administration and added that the civic body should get the work done by the state roads and buildings development.
The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) that was eyeing financial aid from the state government for its ambitious flyover project; that is around 35 km and will be longest in the state, connecting Genda Circle to the Manisha Crossroads is now looking tovget the project implemented by the state roads and buildings department. The standing committee made a resolution in thuscregard in its meeting on Friday evening.
The VMC that had requested the state government to provide finance for the project whichvid estimated to cost around Rs.288.5 crore in the detailed project report prepared by the same, was asked to get an in principle nod before seeking financial help.
“The project is a major one and also involves a large expenditure and it would be apt. if the department works on it,” said Dr.Jigisha Sheth, chairperson of the standing committee.
The proposed flyover at Vadodara will pass over several prominent junctions like the Genda circle, Chakli circle and Lion’s circle before landing near the Manisha Crossroads. The VMC budget has earmarked Rs.200 crore towards the construction of the flyover.
Information source: TOI.
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