The State government is hopeful of commencing work on the construction of the new Secretariat complex before October-end.
The government has called for bids from interested firms for taking up work on the integrated complex after obtaining clearances from different agencies, including the Pollution Control Board, GHMC, and Airports Authority of India.
The State Expert Appraisal Committee, based out of the city, had also given its consent for the new complex paving the way for bids.
“We are hopeful that work will start by October-end may be Dasara,” a senior Roads and Buildings department official said.
Tenders have been invited and the pre-bid meeting of the project is scheduled to be held on September 26. The Technical Bids of the project would be opened on October 1 and Price Bids on October 5, but officials feel that there would be fewer firms submitting their bids owing to the…