Sewage-drain to be made Dwarka’s Sector 8 at Rs. 47.5 crore
New Delhi, Jan. 19 (Delhi Crown): The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has allocated more than a third of its 2022-23 budget of Rs. 7,933 crore for the development of roads, drainage, water supply, power lines, etc. in Dwarka, Rohini and Narela.
Out of the total budget, Rs. 2,922 crores will be used for land development of land and building of infrastructure in these areas.
This includes constructing a sewage drain in Sector 8 of Dwarka at a cost of Rs. 47.5 crore to facilitate discharge of water flowing from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), especially during the monsoon season.
A sum of Rs. 280 crores has also been set aside for a Bharat Vandana Park in Dwarka.
In Narela, the DDA plans to spend Rs.725 crore for upgrading public transport and construction of the Urban Extension Road–II with the help of the National Highways Authority of India. On completion of this project, Narela will be better connected to Rohini and Dwarka.
Funds have also been earmarked in phased manner for Phase –IV of the Delhi Metro Project (Rs.1000 crores in total). It is expected that Narela will appear on the DMRC route map in 2022-23. This particular project will be completed at a cost of Rs. 240 crores.
A budgetary provision of Rs. 426 crores has also been made for the East Delhi hub coming up in Karkardooma.
Approved by Delhi’s Lt.Governor Anil Baijal, Budget 2022-23 has been increased by nearly 18 percent over the previous fiscal outlay of Rs. 6,738 crores.
Among other key projects that have been approved are the building of multi-storeyed flats on Baba Kharak Singh Marg and Pandit Pant Marg for Lok Sabha members, Rs. 30 crores for the construction of 3,024 EWS flats in Kalkaji Extension and Rs. 168 crore for the construction of 1,675 EWS flats at Jailorwala Bagh, Rs. 77 crores for development, upgrading and maintenance of DDA parks, Rs. 35.8 crores for rejuvenation and restoration of the Yamuna floodplain, Rs. 6 crores for a dedicated corridor for cyclists and pedestrians and Rs. 26.6 crores for DDA commercial centres at Nehru Place, Bhikaji Cama Place and Basant Lok.