Warangal Urban: Government Chief Whip Dasyam Vinay Bhaskar on Thursday directed the officials of Kakatiya Urban Development Authority (KUDA) to take steps for the completion of the prestigious Bhadrakali bund development project works at the earliest as he wanted the project to be inaugurated by IT and MA&UD Minister K T Rama Rao. Vinay Bhaskar along with KUDA chairman Marri Yadava Reddy, KUDA Vice-Chairman N Ravi Kiran and others inspected the progress of works.
KUDA officials apprised him that 95 percent of the works had already been completed and the remaining five percent would be completed in 10 days. Responding to this, Vinay Bhaskar said that he would urge the MA&UD minister to inaugurate the project before ending of the ongoing Assembly session.
“I hope that this prestigious Bhadrakali bund would become a cynosure not only for the dwellers of the Warangal city, but also for others who visit the city. And it would earn name as a one of the best tourist spots in the country,” he said. He also inspected the open gym equipment set up at the bund.
While KUDA is developing the 1.1-km-long lake front promenade as a part of the Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) with an estimated cost of Rs 21 crore, the GWMC has taken up task of removing the hyacinth and other weeds from the tank with an estimated cost of Rs 1 crore. As a part of the HRIDAY, the bund was divided into seven zones. D
evelopment of the lake front promenade, walking track, seating area, playing area, viewing decks, bird walks, toy train track, open air gym, children play area, parking area, lighting, street furniture and landscaping works are being developed on the bund. The design of the promenade and other works are in tune with the archaeological heritage of the Kakatiyas.