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City gets Rs 5,325 cr for infrastructure

With the forthcoming elections to the Greater Bangalore City Corporation or the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in mind, chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, who presented the state budget for 2010-11, showered a big bonanza on Bangalore city. The government proposes to spend a whopping Rs 5,325 crore, about 7.6 per cent of the budgetted expenditure for the development of infrastructure in Bangalore city alone during fiscal 2010-11. Over the last two years, the government spent Rs 6,000 crore on developing infrastructure of Bangalore city. For the ultra modern metro project, the state ...