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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
Date of CSMC/CCEA/
CCI Meeting/ Project Approval
Total ACA Commitment (Central Share)
Date of Last ACA Released
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
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)
Remodelling of Primary and Secondary storm water drains in Bangalore City Challaghatta valley
Remodelling of Primary and Secondary storm water draw-in Bangalore city, Koramangala valley
Remodelling of Primary and secondary storm water drains in Bangalore city, Hebbal valley