Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (ANK)
Mangaluru Jan 23: MLA Vedavyas Kamath inaugurated the foot overbridge above water and fountain here at Kadri Park on Monday, January 23 and development works under Mangaluru Urban Development Authority.
Foot overbridge above water was built at a cost Rs 43.50 lacs and the fountain at Rs 47.50 lacs.
The two projects have been inaugurated at Kadri park and the outline has been formed for many more such projects at Kadri Park.
MLA Vedavyas Kamath said, "A proposal has been sent to the government for development work on the ponds at a cost of Rs 30 crore at Mangaluru North and South constituencies and we are expecting that the funds will be released anytime soon."
A plan was chalked out for developing 25 ponds among which work on 12 have been completed, said Vedavyas Kamath.
MUDA chairman Ravi Shankar Mijar said, "Priority has been given to develop Kadri Park under MUDA. The entrance and road leading to Kadri Park have been developed. At the same time a fountain and foot overbridge were developed at Kadri Park. Priority has also been given to develop 40 parks in Mangaluru North and 30 in Mangaluru South."
Mayor Jayanand Anchan, deputy mayor Poornima, former mayor Premananda Shetty, corporator Shakeela Kava, Kishore Kottari, Hemalatha Raghu Salian, Sudheer Shetty Kannur, Pooja Pai, Nithin Kumar and others were present.