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Posted at: Jul 13, 2018, 12:02 AM; last updated: Jul 13, 2018, 12:02 AM (IST)

Govt to develop global city in Gurugram dist

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 12

The Haryana Government is developing a global city over 1,000 acres in Gurugram district. This global city is poised to serve as an important node to the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) sub-region of Haryana and carries an investment potential of $15 billion.

This was stated by Industries and Commerce Minister Vipul Goel during a press conference here on Thursday.

He said as a DMIC project initiative, the Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) between Gurugram-Manesar-Bawal, over a length of about 82 km, would be implemented as joint venture between the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) and the Haryana State Industrial Infrastructural Development Corporation (HSIIDC) with an investment of about Rs 17,328 crore. The project would be funded by Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) and has been included in the JICA Rolling Plan.

In response to another question, he said that the government was developing a 135-km-long KMP Expressway across Kundli, Manesar and Palwal. “Another bright side to this project is that a global economic corridor is proposed to be developed alongside the expressway and this economic corridor is estimated to have an investment potential of $50 billion,” he said.

He said to further boost the logistics and warehousing sector, the Haryana Government would soon implement a logistics and warehouse policies.


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