Rs.100 bn investment in Ghaziabad’s infrastructure

March 30th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin  


Ghaziabad, March 30 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) plans to invest Rs.100 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 Rs.100 billion, Rs.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 Rs.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.

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