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Gurugram authority approves Rs 2,887-cr budget for development projects

Gurugram authority approves Rs 2,887-cr budget for development projects

The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority will install 10,000 cameras under the new budget.



Tribune News Service

Gurugram, July 10

A budget of Rs 2,887 crore was approved for various infrastructural projects of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) for the 2024-25 financial year here today.

The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini and was attended by Gurugram MP Rao Inderjit Singh through videoconferencing.

Funds have been allocated for the installation of CCTV cameras, construction of new water treatment plants, upgrade of the existing ones and strengthening of water drainage network and sewage treatment plants.

The GMDA has approved the implementation of the CCTV project Phase-3 for surveillance and adaptive traffic management at an estimated cost of Rs 422 crore. Under this, 10,000 high-quality CCTV cameras will be installed at different locations, increasing the number from approximately 4,000 to about 14,000.

The authorities also approved the construction of a flyover at the Sector 45-46-51-52 junction to decongest traffic at a cost of Rs 52 crore. Similarly, for a flyover on the Sector 85-86-89-90 intersection, another Rs 59 crore has been allocated .

To provide ultra-modern sports infrastructure for sportspersons, the GMDA has approved the upgrade of Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Gurugram, at an estimated cost of Rs 634.30 crore. This project aims to enhance the facilities and amenities available to athletes, including the construction of new training centres, state-of-the-art sports facilities etc.

Approval for the construction of a 100-MLD water treatment plant unit number VI at Chandu Budhera at a cost of Rs 78 crore has also been given. Additionally, the authority approved the construction of a 100-MLD water treatment plant unit number IV at Basai at an estimated cost of Rs 247 crore. The augmentation of the existing main pumping station to 650-MLD capacity at Dhanwapur at a cost of Rs 119 crore has also been approved.

The authority has approved the procurement of 200 electric buses under the Gross Cost Contracting Model for operation in the GMDA area at a cost of Rs 69.66 crore. For providing and laying the master storm water drainage system in Sector 76-80 along the National Highway-48, the GMDA has approved a sum of Rs 215 crore. Moreover, the project for the upgrade of the 120- MLD sewage treatment plant at Behrampur and the 100-MLD STP at Dhanwapur, Gurugram, has been approved at an estimated cost of Rs 50.58 crore and Rs 75.46 crore, respectively. During the meeting, a budget of Rs 500 crore was also allocated for the construction of two STPs of 100 MLD each in Sector 107 in two phases.

Major works

Funds have been allocated for the installation of CCTV cameras, construction of new water treatment plants, upgrade of the existing ones and strengthening of water drainage network and sewage treatment plants. Approval has also been given for flyover projects and procurement of electric buses.

CM chairs meeting

The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini and was attended by Gurugram MP Rao Inderjit Singh through videoconferencing. The budget was approved for various infrastructural projects

Flyovers to come up

The authorities approved the construction of a flyover at the Sector 45-46-51-52 junction to decongest traffic at a cost of Rs 52 crore. Similarly, for a flyover on the Sector 85-86-89-90 intersection, another Rs 59 crore has been allocated .

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