BANGALORE: A modern Traffic and Transit Management Centre (TTMC), which not only houses a bus terminal but also provides various other facilities such as parking for vehicles besides shops, a food court, a bank and a hospital, was inaugurated at Jayanagar Fourth Block here on Monday. The Jayanagar TTMC, which is the first to be inaugurated among 10 such ,centres planned in various areas of Bangalore is built by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewable Mission of the Union Government at a cost of Rs. 12.9 crore.
The three-floor building of the TTMC has space for parking 60 cars and 150 two-wheelers on the terrace. The ground floor houses a bus terminal, drinking water facility, toilets, police outpost and KSRTC reservation counters. The first floor has a health centre, post office counter, bangalore One Centre, a cyber café, public telephone booth, bank, ATM and air booking counter. The second floor has a food court, departmental store, book store and a fancy store among other establishments.
Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who inaugurated the terminal, urged the JNNURM authorities to extend such facilities to the entire State.
He promised to fulfil the dreams of people with respect to infrastructure development in Bangalore during his tenure. Referring to the ongoing development works in every ward of the BBMP, he appealed to people to bring to the notice of the government any instances of sub standard works. “Do not tolerate substandard works,” he told people.