WORK ON an inter-state bus terminus (ISBT) is expected to be completed within a year. This was informed at a programme in which Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union minister Suresh Pachauri laid the foundation stone for the construction of road from inter-state bus terminus site to Subhash Nagar.
Speaking on the occasion, Chouhan said that the inter-state bus terminus would benefit the passengers and improve the transport system of the State capital. He said more developmental work could be carried out after getting land from the BHEL. He assured all assistance for the development of inter-state bus terminus.
Pachauri said the State government, the Centre and local bodies would work together for the development of various parts of Madhya Pradesh.
Welcoming the guests, BDA chairman Dhruvnarayan Singh said problems regarding the development of inter-state bus terminus had been sorted out.
He said the inter-state bus terminus would be developed within a year. MP Kailash Joshi and Mayor Sunil Sood also addressed the gathering.
The Chief Minister and Pachauri inspected ongoing developmental work at the inter-state bus terminus. It was informed that the development of inter-state bus terminus would cost about Rs 27 crore.
An administrative building will cost Rs 7 crore, development of parking and other work will cost Rs 4.78 crore, electricity related work Rs 3.90 crore, bus terminus and platforms will be built at a cost of Rs 3.90 crore and Rs 4.41 crore respectively.