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MCC budget 2022-23! Miyawaki Forest, electric vehicles, sports arena among many new plans

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Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) budget for the year 2022-23 is more greener, with the focus on several environmental friendly measures like adopting Miyawaki Park method, E- vehicles and software for e-billings among several other new initiatives.

Corporator Shobha M S, Outgoing chairperson of the Standing committee on Taxation, Finance and Appeals presented the budget for the second time at Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar Council Hall at MCC on Thursday.

Mayor Sunanda Palanethra, Deputy Mayor Anwar Baig and commissioner G Lakshmikantha Reddy were also present.

With the opening balance of Rs 4088.92 lakh, MCC budget expects deposits of Rs 59067.43 lakh totalling Rs 99956.35 lakh and payments of Rs 99345.34 lakh. 

Following are the salient features of the budget:

International level scating rink at Viajayanagr second stage over 1600 square metres area at the cost of Rs 3.5 crore.

Besides, several other proposals are made for overall development of sports in the MCC limits. It includes- development of Kempegowda Stadium at Kumbarakoppal in Chamaraja Assembly constituency at Rs two crore.

Sports Arena at the cost of Rs two crore at Chamundeshwari Assembly constituency, the part of which comes under MCC jurisdiction. It is aimed at creating facilities for Cricket, football, tennis, basketball and badminton to encourage sports among youths.

Another Rs two crore for to build a stadium at the ground behind Narayana Hrudayalaya in N R Assembly Constituency to encourage football, tennis and basketball.

Rs two crore for further development of the stadium in Kuvempunagar K block in Krishnaraja Assembly segment. 

Rs five crore for Pothole filling machine procurement.

The development of a stretch of road from Shataveri Gopalagowda Circle to Dairy Road along with widening at Rs five crore.

The Theobald Road in the heart of the city that is congested will also be widened and developed.

The circle at the intersection of New Kantharaja Urs road (near Brand Factory) and Krishnaraja Boulevard Road will also be developed to cater to growing traffic density.

MCC plans to adopt the method of Miyawaki Park to develop urban forest. Two prominent parks of MCC will be developed under this concept and Rs three crore is set aside for the purpose. 

One park in each ward will be identified to develop model urban forest. Rs three crore funds set aside for the purpose.

To curb pollution, MCC plans to start E-Auto tipper to collect E-waste from door to door and initially five vehicles announced in the outlay.

To streamline the revenue of drinking water supply, software will be developed to switch over from the current billing system.

Drawing the inspiration from thespian actor Dr Rajkumar who practiced Yogasana in his lifetime, Yoga Mantapa will be built in commemoration of the late actor at Dr Rajkumar Park on Albert Victor Road as part of his birth anniversary.

– Team Mysoorunews 


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