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Foundation stone laid for Modern Bus station at Belagavi

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The Belagavi Central Bus stand which is the door way to North Karnataka will now get a hitech look in the next 24 months at the same premises.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Modern Bus station at Belagavi on December 3, 2016.

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cbt-stoneThe said bus stand was built in 1962 according to sources and about 1600 buses ferry commuters to various part of the state and country.

Contractor: Mansaram Vikram Pawar ( HARSH CONSTRUCTIONS PVT LTD )

Time required: 24 months

Cost: Rs.32,48,54,759.59

The project includes construction of new modern bus station, covered accommodation, Parking Area pavement concrete, City bus shelter, Water supply, Sanitary, Electrical H.T. Works, Wiring, lighting, fire fighting etc., as directed by the Engineer in-charge of work.

In February 2009 a similar Request for proposal was first floated to be built on PPP model but with no bids were received in that format.
In 2010 again similar tender was floated to be built on Lease-cum-Development Format Design-Build-Operate-Transfer (DBOT) basis.
But there were no takers for this plan and even after the RFP/ Tenders were open for two occasions no one actually bid for it.

Plan:

The project site (CBT and divisional Workshop) the current bus stand it self. The existing Belgaum Central Bus Station of NWKRTC is located in the heart of Belgaum city on an area of 3.08 acres. The adjacent NWKRTC Divisional Workshop is located on 4.68 acres.

The new bus stand will have 41 bus bays, bus circulation and parking areas, auto-rickshaw lane, taxi parking lane, basement parking for private vehicles, passenger entry/ exit, Terminal building consisting of passenger circulation and waiting areas, ticket/ reservation counters, cloak room, first-aid room, waiting rooms, passenger amenities like drinking water, toilets, yatri nivas etc., restaurant, shops, kiosks and administrative offices, crew restrooms, parcel office and other facilities.

With the growing population, proposed traffic would be as follows:

30 bus bays and passenger amenities for around 1,500 passengers presently

41 bus bays and passenger amenities for around 2,000 passengers by 2015 and

74 bus bays and passenger amenities for around 3,700 passengers by 2031

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7 COMMENTS

  1. Really its a very good news for we Belgaum peoples,and we must thank Govt of Karnataka for doing The hightech project at the same site..
    Lets hope for the best

  2. It will be a dream come true for Laxmi Hebbalkar,Satish and Ramesh Jarkiholi and others in congress party and its sympathisers.What they have not done in 70 years.Which they will never achieve in their lifetime.

  3. ಅಂತೂ ಇಂತು ಈಗ ಕಾಲ ಕೂಡಿ ಬಂತು ಬೆಳಗಾವಿಗೆ ಹೊಸ ಬಸ್ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣದ ಭಾಗ್ಯ…

  4. Nice developments..!!! 🙂 Lets appoint our representatives only with the intention of development of the city .We the proud citizens of belgavi , do not want disturbance in the city in any form , but only development wrt roads , health care facilities , education , electricity , transport etc etc .Belgavi has a distinct place in the north karnataka , which has perfect weather , good universities for education (techical , medical etc), connected to NH – 4 , equidistance to mumbai – bengaluru – hyderabad , near to pune , near to GOA where belgavi exports many of things , huge number of foundaries but lacking facilities , many number of start up’s wrt IT , IT companies which are developing in the city , a kind of cosmopolitan culture , SUVARNA SOUDHA where winter session of Karnataka is conducted which has raised the city’s status in the Karnataka and gave a different dimension and many many more……………..
    Special THANKS to All About Belgaum for providing such a nice platform in the form of AAB , for us to share our thaughts , opinions , etc and also for providing news/updates on the city .

    Can you please make attempt and try to bring out the problems faced by citizens of belgavi like wrt roads , problems faced by foundaries etc etc ?? Proud of AAB .

  5. is it possible to complete this modern central bus terminus project within the stipulated period of 24 months ? Let us hope for the best for our Belagavi city.

  6. Good news!!! It would be good to see if they plan to design it in line of Vadodara bus station or something which is unique for Belgaum to feel proud of.

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