$2.5 Bn investment in Ghaziabad's infrastructure

Monday, 31 March 2008, 13:07 Hrs
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Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) plans to invest 100 billion ($2.5 billion) to strengthen the suburban city's infrastructure before the Commonwealth Games in 2010 in New Delhi.

Captain S.K. Dwivedi, vice chairman of GDA, said out of 100 billion, 44 billion is to improve the surface transport infrastructure including Metro rail service and better roads in Sahibabad, Indirapuram, Vaishali, Vasundhara and Vijay Nagar area.

For Metro rail service, a demand project report (DPR) is being prepared to connect the new bus terminus of Ghaziabad to Shahdara Metro station.

He said the authority would invest 66 billion to strengthen basic infrastructure including city lanes, sewerage system, water supply, power supply and construction of drainage system.

Multi-level parking facilities would be constructed in the commercial hubs of the city that include the areas in Indirapuram, Vaishali and Raj Nagar.
Source: IANS
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