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Rs 86.47 cr project: Work starts to develop 13 unauthorised colonies

Rs 86.47 cr project: Work starts to develop 13 unauthorised colonies

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal laid the foundation stone for development works in 13 unauthorised colonies in Nangloi Jaat assembly constituency on Tuesday. The work includes streets, roads and drains in these 13 colonies. Local MLA Raghuvinder Shokeen was also present on the occasion.

The total budget of the project is Rs 86.47 crore and will be completed by October 2019. The project includes a total of 623 roads/streets, total of length 124 kms and 172 kms of the drain in the 13 colonies. The total numbers of beneficiaries from the project are nearly four lakh.

Once completed, the area would be better sanitised, clean and will have good and quality roads. "This comes in line with the vision of the Arvind Kejriwal government to give a better life to the residents of these unauthorised colonies. The government, since it came to power, have been working tirelessly for the betterment of the living conditions in these colonies. Delhi Government has invested a major chunk of its budget for these colonies for providing them with drains, street lights, roads and pipelines," said an official. He added that previous governments which ruled Delhi never cared for these colonies and poor condition of life in these colonies.

Kejriwal personally monitors the projects being carried out in these areas with review meetings, site visits, quality checks and public feedback. The colonies which will benefit from the project are Shivram Park, Hanuman Enclave, Ashok Mohalla, Rao Vihar, Vandana Vihar, Amanpuri, Adhyapak Nagar, Laxmi Park, Shiv Park, Kavita Colony, Yadav Park, Nihal Park and Shivram Park

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