In a media briefing called by Member of Parliament Suresh Angadi at his CADA office today alleged that the central government’s smart city project is delayed due to negligence of the District in Charge Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi and the lack of interest of the officials.
The 400 crore disbursement from the central govt has earned 25 crore as interest as no works have been under taken as yet.
In a recent meeting held at Bengaluru district in-charge of Belagavi for the smart city project Rajesh Singh slammed the officials on their attitude and said works and DPR must be ready by this month end.
Ramteerth Nagar has been included in the Smart city project for are based development, Angadi gave a deadline of 20 days for the project to be started there.
Officers must work for the overall development of the city, he added.