Gurugram will have a multi-specialty hospital under Public-Private Partnership mode at Sector 67 for which in-principle approval has been given in the second meeting of Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) which was held  under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar at Gurugram. The process has been started  for establishing Sheetla Mata Medical College, he added. the Chief Minister said that 40 cusec more water would be supplied during summer.The GMDA budget of Rs 1,025.60 crore for the year 2018-19 was passed in the meeting.

For  extension of Metro, the Chief Minister said that a special session would be called for holding discussions on Metro extension. In yesterday’s meeting, discussion was also held on this topic and considered metro extension from Dwarka Sector-21 to Gurugram railway station and old town.

The Chief Minister said that under the Smart City initiative, CCTV cameras would be installed in the city for which survey has already been conducted and the detailed project report would be prepared by the end of this month. He said that under the Smart City Project, optical fibre would also be laid in the city. It has also been decided to construct multi level parking at old veterinary hospital by Municipal Corporation and at old jail by GMDA. Khattar said that it has been decided that six-lane road would be constructed from Umang Bhardwaj Chowk to Dwarka Expressway at a cost of Rs 11 crore. The tender for this project would be floated on April 30. He said that the foundation stone of renovation work of local Lieutenant Atul Kataria Chowk would be laid on May 15 and a sum of about Rs 81.38 crore would be spent on it. Similarly, tenders for City Bus Project would also be floated on April 30. The construction work of 328 bus que shelters for City Bus Service has been started, he added.

Apart from this, athletics astroturf would be laid at Tau Devi Lal Stadium for which administrative approval of Rs 8.02 crore has already been given and tenders have been invited. He said that tourism spot would be developed around water reservoir at village Wazirabad and its design was being prepared. A multi specialty hospital would be got constructed under Public-Private Partnership mode at Sector 67 for which in-principle approval has been given in today’s meeting. Manohar Lal said that a scheme has been prepared for improvement of Mahavir Chowk, for giving more inputs in this scheme, a committee under the chairmanship of local MLA, Umesh Aggarwal has been constituted. Similarly, in-principal approval was given for the construction of Art and Culture Complex in Sector-53 of Gurugram.

He said that the petrol pump at IFFCO Chowk which was hurdle in its development, would now be removed, as the stay order for same has been vacated by the Court. In reply to question regarding generation of electricity from waste at Bandhwari, he said that it would be a new technique and the villagers need not to worry about its effect on their life and environment. Moreover, it had been thoroughly examined by the experts.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), V Umashankar said that a Lichen Treatment Plant would be developed for the treatment of residual water from the collected waste so that the underground water would not get contaminated by that.

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