Haryana decides to link old Gurugram and New Gurugram to Metro, HUDA City Centre to Railway Station

July 09, 2017 10:50 AM

Punjab News Express/ SK.Vyas
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Government has decided to link parts of old Gurugram and new Gurugram through Metro. Besides, HUDA City Centre would be connected to the railway station. Feasibility report on this project has been already prepared.

This was disclosed at a meeting of officers of the Central and Haryana Governments presided over by the Union Minister of State for Planning and Urban Development, Rao Inderjit Singh, and the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, here on Friday.

According to the feasibility report prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the 17.11-km Metro corridor would connect HUDA City Centre with Gurugram railway station. The corridor would feature 15 stations. This project would be completed at a cost of Rs 3,739 crore.

The discussion was also held on the provisions of the Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) and officers of the state and Central Governments agreed on most points. The Chief Minister said the state government would soon implement RERA in consonance with the spirit of the Central Act after getting the approval of the state Cabinet.

Regarding the Natural Conservation Zones, Manohar Lal assured the Union Minister that the Haryana Government was committed towards the sustainable development of the state, and efforts were being made to ensure maximum afforestation.

The Union Minister held out the assurance that he would try and get Haryana more funds for the development works through the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB). It was decided to submit more proposals to the NCRPB so that various development works could be implemented.

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