Hon’ble CM inaugurates four lane road and beautification of traffic island at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

Date:
06.02.2018


Hon’ble CM  inaugurates four-lane road and beautification of traffic island at  Dr Bhimrao  Ambedkar Circle, Curchorem
 
Panjim,  Feb 6: Hon’ble  Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar today inaugurated a four-lane road and beautification of the traffic island at Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Circle at Curchorem,  in the distinguished presence of  Hon’ble Minister for Tourism, Mr. Manohar Ajgaonkar and Hon’ble MLA & Chairman of GTDC, Mr. Nilesh Cabral. This mega project has been undertaken by the Department of Tourism, Govt.  of Goa and  Goa Tourism Development  Corporation (GTDC) through its SPV Cell under the Development of Hinterland Tourism.
 
The objective of the project was to develop various places of interest in the Sanguem and  Quepem Taluka to provide basic amenities and upgrade junctions with signages, toilet blocks, traffic islands, footpaths etc.
 
Goa Tourism has undertaken the four-lane road with signages,  traffic island, and beautification of Dr. Ambedkar Circle in three phases. The four lining of the road covers a length of  1.2 km,  underground  HT  (33 KV) and  LT (11KV) electric cabling by providing separate ducts below the footpaths.
 
Footpaths on either side of the road have been constructed with sit outs and under ground, stormwater drains.  Illumination of the roads,  a fountain, and garden at the Dr. Ambedkar  Circle,  traffic, and signages for the safety of tourists, providing toilets block facilities for tourists near the railway station are some of the components under the development project.
 
The work has been carried out by M/s Bagkiya Constructions and the consultants for this project are Fourth Dimensions, Pune.
 
Also present at the function were councilors of Curchorem - Cacora Municipal Council and officials from the Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of  Goa and  GTDC.