GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Urban Development

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2783
ANSWERED ON MARCH 21, 2013

QUESTION
Storm Drain Projects under JNNRUM

2783. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of  URBAN DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:

(a)   Whether it is a fact that work on storm drain projects sanctioned under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) in Bangalore are yet to commence, or have been delayed;

(b)   if so, the reasons therefor;

(c)    the details of such projects with dates on when these were sanctioned and their current status; and

(d)   the steps Government has taken or proposes to take to address this issue?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT
(SMT. DEEPA DASMUNSHI)

(a) & (b): Four projects of Remodelling of Storm Water Drains (SWD) in Challaghatta, Vrushabhavathi, Hebbal and Koramangala valleys in Bangalore were taken up under Urban Infrastructure & Governance (UIG) Sub-Mission of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) by the Government of Karnataka. Works have been delayed and stopped due to non-availability of work fronts and poor performance of contractors.

(c): The Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for the four projects was originally approved by the Government of India (GoI) for funding under UIG Sub-Mission of JnNURM on 24.11.2006. The details and the current status of the four projects is annexed.

(d): It has been intimated by the Government of Karnataka (GoK) that the State Level Empowered Committee chaired by the Chief Secretary, GoK, in its 21st Meeting held on 11.01.2012, has constituted a Committee headed by the Additional Chief Secretary, GoK to monitor the progress of the projects and frame a Work Plan for implementation of the projects.

Annexure
Amount Rs. in lakh
Date as on 15-3-2013

PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION STATUS OF FOUR PROJECTS OF BANGALORE

Sl.

No.

Project Title

Approved Cost

Date of CSMC/CCEA/

CCI Meeting/ Project Approval

Total ACA Commitment (Central Share)

Date of Last ACA Released

Installment Numbers

As per MoF Release-Order ACA Released till date

Utilisation as per Dec’12 QPR

% of Amount Utilised against Approved Cost

% of Work Completed (Physical Progress)

Date of Completion as per latest QPR

1

Remodelling of Primary and Secondary storm water draw-in in Bangalore city at Vrushabhavathi valley including Kethamaranahalli and arkavathi minor valley I and Kathriguppa minor valley III (3 DPRs)

42,089.00

24-Nov-06

7,989.10

22-May-09

3

5,991.81

19,790.00

47%

57%

Mar-14

2

Remodelling of Primary and Secondary storm water drains in Bangalore City Challaghatta valley

10,593.00

24-Nov-06

3,337.25

8-Feb-08

2

2,074.96

5,082.31

48%

35%

Mar-14

3

Remodelling of Primary and Secondary storm water draw-in Bangalore city, Koramangala valley

12,858.00

24-Nov-06

3,902.15

9-Sep-09

3

2,926.59

8,376.09

65%

54%

Mar-14

4

Remodelling of Primary and secondary storm water drains in Bangalore city, Hebbal valley

26,998.00

24-Nov-06

6,465.90

9-Sep-09

3

4,849.41

12,474.82

46%

35%

Mar-14

Total

92,538.00

 

21,694.40

 

 

15,842.77

 

49%