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  • Press Releases 8-07-2017

    • Chandigarh, July 8–With a view to providing better connectivity, the Haryana Government has decided to link parts of old Gurugram and new Gurugram through Metro. Besides, HUDA City Centre would be connected with the railway station. Feasibility report on this project has been already prepared.
    • This was disclosed at a meeting of officers of the Central and Haryana Governments presided over by the Union Minister of State for Planning and Urban Development, Rao Inderjit Singh, and the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, here today.
    • According to the feasibility report prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the 17.11-km Metro corridor would connect HUDA City Centre with Gurugram railway station. The corridor would feature 15 stations. This project would be completed at a cost of Rs 3,739 crore.
    • Discussion was also held on the provisions of the Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) and officers of the state and Central Governments agreed on most points. The Chief Minister said the state government would soon implement RERA in consonance with the spirit of the Central Act after getting approval of the state Cabinet.
    • Regarding the Natural Conservation Zones, Mr. Manohar Lal assured the Union Minister that the Haryana Government was committed towards sustainable development of the state, and efforts were being made to ensure maximum afforestation.
    • The Union Minister held out the assurance that he would try and get Haryana more funds for the development works through the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB). It was decided to submit more proposals to the NCRPB so that various development works could be implemented.
    • On this occasion, Joint Secretary of Union Urban Development and Planning Ministry, Mr. Rajiv Ranjan Mishra and Director Mr. S.P. Singh, Legal Advisor of Union Urban Development and Planning Ministry, Mr. Nagender Goel, Advocate General, Haryana, Mr. Baldev Raj Mahajan, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary, Forests and Wild Life Department, Mr. Sunil Gulati, Additional Chief Secretary, PWD(B&R) Department Mr. Alok Nigam, Principal Secretary, Town and Country Planning Department, Mr. Arun Kumar and Director Mr. T. L. Satyaprakash, Director DMRC, Mr. SD Sharma, Deputy Directors, NCRPB, Mr. Abhijeet Samanta and Mr. Partha Pratim Nath were also present. 

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