In January 2016, Belagavi was selected in the first 20 cities which were to be come Smart under the Ambitious smart city project. After almost a year the first work under the Smart city has been commenced today.
The improvements of KPTCL road as a smart road was commenced today by district in-charge minster Ramesh Jarkhiholi.
Two roads will be converted as Smart road the KPTCL road and Mandoli road at a cost of Rs. 20,38,78,736.38 in about 12 months from today.
The Work will have to be executed as per relevant MORTH, IRC, KSRB detailed specification & national building code & as per relevant bureau of Indian standard specifications.
Roads will have a footpath, Cycle track on both sides along with dedicated space for UGD/OFC/ Power lines and utilities and the carriage way in the centre.
The road will have paved shoulder, drainage, pedestrian path, bicycle track and space for drawing public utility lines that includes telephone cables, electricity lines and drinking water supply pipeline on either sides along with a Green Belt.