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Current progress of works in the city: As on date, we have undertaken 50 projects worth Rs 9.40 billion under the Smart City Mission, of which, 12 projects worth Rs 1.12 billion have been successfully completed, 16 projects worth Rs 2.57 billion are in progress, and another 22 projects worth Rs 5.68 billion are in the tendering or DPR stages. We have also undertaken 15 other projects worth Rs 10.60 billion under convergence. Of this, work is in progress for six projects worth Rs 7.19 billion, and two projects worth Rs 1.50 billion is under the tendering stage. Meanwhile, we have received three bids for development of roads in Kakinada, for which, we have completed the technical evaluation and are awaiting the EPC committee report in processing for approval of price bids.
A total of Rs 3.60 billion worth tenders are in process:
Smart infra: At a total cost of Rs 1.08 billion, we have undertaken DPRs for an underground electrical cabling project, which is aided by the World Bank; and a disaster recovery project; electric public transportation system; smart service delivery interface; and development of stadiums.
Total budgeted amount towards the city’s civil infrastructure works: The total budgeted amount for the city’s infrastructure is Rs 9.40 billion, of which, till date we have spent Rs 1.15 billion. Under convergence, we have spent Rs 9.10 billion so far from the budgeted amount of Rs 21.12 billion.
- SERAPHINA D’SOUZA
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