“ Belgaum ko Dulhan ki tarah sajao” this is the order given by the district administration to the various departments keeping in view the the Vishwa Kannada Sammelana which will be held in March.
Meetings are held on a daily basis and a review is done of the works in progress. A sum of 30 crores have bee sanctioned for the same and also the other departments have been asked to utilize their funds for the betterment in any way possible.
PWD, Corporation, Cantonment board, HESCOM, Water supply dept have been given works which they need to complete by 28-02-2011,which looks very unlikely but it seems an earlier date is given so that even after that they get ample time to complete the works by first week of March.
Lets have a look at the various works to be undertaken by various departments:
Overall improvements of roads joining all taluka places.
Improvement of road from Ashok Circle to Mahantesh Nagar under pass.
Improvement of road from Vanita Vidyalaya to Argan Talav
Improvement of road Roopali talkies road
Improvement of road Baxuite road
Beautification of Ashok Circle and widening
Median dividers on Hotel Shankam Road
Improvement of road from Fort Lake to Fish Market (work must end by 28-02-2011)
Removal of old electric poles on old PB road
Improvement of walls/toilets etc of all Government and Govt aided colleges
Electrification and painting of all govt buildings
Improvement of youth hostel
Improvement of all Govt guest house in the perimeter of 25 kms
Link road to Rani Chennamma University from NH 4
Link road to VTU via Peeranwadi-Machhe
Improvement of road Hindalga road
Sound/lighting/water other arrangements to be made at all places of the events
Improvement of road from 2nd railway gate to Vaccine Depot
Improvement of road of Veer soudha
Improvement of road Roy road and surrounding roads leading to Lele ground
Improvement of road from Govaves to RK Marg and also Mhatma Phule road
building of footpath from Govaves to R K Marg
Lighting arrangements from Gogte circle to 3rd gate
Improvement of Veer shoudha
Improvement of road club road upto Sadashiv Nagar
Sanchayani circle to Gogte Circle under ground cable laying, street lights repairs and removal of unused electric poles from the said road
Building of Amphi theater at Fort Lake premises
improvement of walking track in Fort Lake
Building of Bus bays
Cleaning and improvement of Fort premises, Gardens roads under their purview
Painting of electric poles
Take steps to provide un disturbed power supply
Improvements of all roads under its purview especially NH 4 and 4A
Mobile team to placed to work 24/7
These are the few important ones we could find out. Work on many of the above has started like the Amphi Theater at Fort lake premises, improvement to the Court and buildings in the compound. Painting of walls with the pictures of Karnataka’s culture.
The above order makes it sure that “ Belgaum ko Dulhan ki tarah sajao, un Teen dino mein Belgaum dulahn se kam nahi lagni chaiye”.