Work of road widening is going in the city on large scale with a view to smoothen traffic movement. The work on Bhandara was pending since long, however, now with the cop-operation from traders, the work will begin with development of the new market. The work is being possible only due to people’s participation, said Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari.
He was speaking at the public dedication function of mutton market at Machchisath at Teen Nal Chowk. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Minister for Energy and Guardian Minister of the district Chandrashekhar Bawankule, MP Krupal Tumane, Mayor Nanda Jichkar, MLAs Vikas Kumbhare, Sudhakar Kohale, Deputy Mayor Deepraj Pardikar, former MLA Mohan Mate, Municipal Commissioner Abhijit Bangar, former mayor Pravin Datke, Chairperson; Satranjipura Zone; Yashshree Nandanwar, corporators Pravin Bhisikar, Shakuntala Parve, Sanjay Mahajan Rajesh Ghodpage, former corporator Bandu Raut, Ravindra Paigwar, Krushna Tawade, Tushar Larokar, Subhash Pardhi and Abdul Kadir were prominently present at the function.
Speaking further Gadkari informed that an amount of Rs 100 crore has been allotted from Central road funds for the widening of Old Bhandara road. To ensure that nobody suffers loss and no business are closed down due to the work an amount of Rs 450 crore has been sanctioned as special case under city development for six road works, he informed.
A foodgrain market has been constructed at Harihar Nagar. Similarly, NIT is developing a market at Kalmana too, Gadkari informed. If the traders shift their business at these places, the business will rise, he assured.
Fadnavis in his speech said, there was a long pending demand for clean and beautiful mutton market at Machchisath. Conceding the demand, a new market has been built here. A number of developmental works have been taken up in East and Central Nagpur during the last few years, he said.
Deepraj Pardikar made the introductory remarks. Earlier, Gadkar and Fadnavis cut the ribbon to inaugurate and dedicate the market to the public. Members of Tarun Bal Ganesh Mandal welcomed the guests with garlands. A large number of traders and local residents were present on the occasion.