The tender process for the suburban Rail project will be set in motion in October with the project tender of a 25 km stretch between Baiyappanahalli and Chikkabanavara, authorities said.
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday reviewed the progress in the suburban rail and Metro Rail projects.
Later, a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s office said the tender process for the suburban railway project will be completed by October.
The CM directed officials to complete the tender process within the stipulated time and take up works.
ಮುಖ್ಯಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿ ಪಿ.ರವಿಕುಮಾರ್, ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿಗಳ ಅಪರ ಮುಖ್ಯಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿ ಡಾ. ಇ.ವಿ.ರಮಣರೆಡ್ಡಿ, ಆರ್ಥಿಕ ಇಲಾಖೆ ಅಪರ ಮುಖ್ಯಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿ ಐ.ಎಸ್.ಎನ್.ಪ್ರಸಾದ್, ನಗರಾಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಇಲಾಖೆ ಅಪರ ಮುಖ್ಯಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿ ಹಾಗೂ BMRCL ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥಾಪಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ರಾಕೇಶ್ ಸಿಂಗ್, ಕೆ-ರೈಡ್ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥಾಪಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಅಮಿತ್ ಗರ್ಗ್ ಉಪಸ್ಥಿತರಿದ್ದರು. (2/2)— CM of Karnataka (@CMofKarnataka) June 9, 2021
He said traffic congestion will be reduced drastically if the Bengaluru suburban rail project is completed swiftly.
The statement said the railway doubling project between Baiyappanahalli and Hosur (48 km); and Yeshwantpur and Channasandra (21.70 KM) works are underway.
It added that the tender for Rs 323 crore has been given.
Construction of 12 bridges has been completed and 20 bridge construction works are under progress, according to the statement. PTI