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CM inaugurates development works in 8 unauthorised colonies in Badli

CM inaugurates development works in 8 unauthorised colonies in Badli

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the development works in eight unauthorised colonies of Badli assembly constituency on Monday. Roads or Streets and drains would be constructed under the project in these eight colonies at an expense of Rs 97.86 crore. The inauguration was also attended by the Flood & Irrigation Minister Satyendar Jain and local MLA Ajesh Yadav.

"Delhi Government has been striving for a better life for the residents of the unauthorised colonies of Delhi

since it came to power. Work of roads-streets, drains, sewer lines, water pipelines and street lights have been carried out in a huge number of colonies in the last four years by the Delhi

Government," said official. The total length of the 389-roads/streets to be constructed under the project is 42-kilometres, while the total length of drains to be constructed is 84-kilometres. The work will be completed by November 2019. The project will be executed by the Irrigation and Flood Control Department. The total number of residents to benefit from the project once completed is Rs one lakh.

The Delhi government on Sunday initiated the development works of the 12 unauthorised colonies. Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the development works. On November Delhi Chief Minister said the AAP government will construct roads, sewer, stormwater drains, and water pipelines simultaneously across all unauthorised colonies in the national capital. "We will take up the work of constructing roads, sewer, stormwater drains and water pipelines in a single time frame in all unauthorised colonies of Delhi," CM Kejriwal said.

"As per the concept, there will be no drains on the roads, instead, all the stormwater and household water will go directly in the underground pipelines, recharging the water table," the Delhi Chief Minister added. This, he said, will lead to a decrease in dengue and malaria cases in the national capital as clogged open drains would be eliminated.

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