Khattar launches projects worth 350 crore in Gurugram
Gurugram: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a slew of projects in Gurugram valued to be around Rs 350 crores. These projects ranged from open water boosting stations, child care and old age homes, foot over bridges and installation of 1200 CCTV cameras. Among the projects that have been announced, the work on the installation of over 1000 CCTV cameras in different areas has begun. In view of improving the water supply in the city, the emphasis has also been laid on the water boosting station, most of the works are concentrated in the old parts of the city.
In the past, major emphasis was on to improve the infrastructure of the city. Among the major projects that were discussed included setting up of the medical college, making old Delhi road signal free, an extension of the metro line, removal of Kherki Daula toll plaza and the completion of Dwarka Expressway.
With most of these projects taking a long time for completion, solutions were sought on finishing these vital projects in a specific time frame. Briefing the media after the meeting, the Chief Minister said the state government was committed in the progress and development of Gurugram. Even though there were no grand investment announcements, the Haryana government in its budget explored various new avenues towards making Gurugram a global smart city.
Among the major factors focussed by the government towards achieving this objective were developing infrastructure for startups and skill development, digital, road and metro connectivity, renewable energy and organic farming and sanitation systems.