The Delhi government seems to be in a haste to reconcile to the realities, of the Delhi Master plan MPD 2021, which till now had fallen to the vagaries of procrastination.
In a swift move, that would spur investments, as well as improve the prospects of urbanizations in the Zone N of MPD 2021, the Delhi Chief minister Ms. Sheila Dikshit has announced the following road projects. She announced the same during the launch of road improvement project in Bawana.
- Mongolpuri to Kanjhawala
- Kanjhawala Chowk to Auchandi border
- Ghevra More to Kanjhawala
- Kanjhawala Chowk to Bawana
- Bawana to Narela
- Narela to Singhu Border
- G T Karnal Road to Bawana
- Bawana to Auchandi Border
Mr. Ajay Dabas of Certes Realty Ltd, a leader organization on the MPD as well as with deep roots & a full fledged operations in the N zone, when asked, replied “This was long overdue keeping in mind the more than 2 million population to be accommodated in Zone N, as well as the comparative ease of land acquisition”.
This author when visiting the zone also witnessed the progress on the construction of the roads, as well as the land patches already purchased by the private developers for development in the future.
True to the current political environment, Mrs. Dikshit blamed the MCD for the road conditions, and said that the Delhi govt. is taking over more than 600 roads from the civic agency, to ensure uniform development of road infrastructure in Delhi. She also mentioned that the Delhi govt. would spend more than 400 crores in the development of these roads, and that the finance committee has already approved this capital spend. The PWD would take the assignment of repair, relay & widening of the major designated roads.
Dabas, who also initiated the public information website www.delhi-masterplan.com avers “Zone N, which is away from the flight path, and the zonal plans already planning high rise projects with higher FSI is ideally suited owing to the topography & soil, needs these roads to be completed before the end of the 2013-14 financial year, to facilitate international investors to invest large capital for urban projects”.
In all, this news now aligns the stakeholders on the same page for the faster development of the most promising zone.