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Cm Inaugurates Infrastructure Devpt Projects Worth Over ₹1,400cr In City, ET Infra

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JAIPUR: Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for several infrastructure development projects in the city worth over Rs 1,400 crore, including the city’s first signal free project.

The CM first laid the foundation stone of phase 1-C of the metro rail project, connecting Badi Chaupar to Transport Nagar with one stop at Ramganj. In this phase, a distance of 2.85 km will be covered with 0.59 km of metro being elevated and 2.26 km will run underground.

Gehlot also visited the underground metro from Chandpole to Badi Chaupar station and travelled in the metro train.

“We started the metro work in 2009 and started its trial in record time in 2013. I had read an article in which it was written that metro connectivity is possible in Jaipur. After that I spoke to Shanti Dhariwal and asked him to work on this project,” said Gehlot.

He also inaugurated the two-storey underground parking built in Ramnivas Bagh. The underground parking facility will now have parking space for 1530 cars. Gehlot also inaugurated the underpass built at Lakshmi Mandir Tiraha and unveiled the statues of freedom fighters installed there.

The chief minister also laid the foundation stone of satellite hospitals at Tonk Road Shivdaspura, Agra Road Kanota, Ajmer Road Balmukundpura and also laid the foundation stone of underground parking in front of the high court. Apart from this, he inaugurated the Sylvan Biodiversity Forest on Agra Road developed on 113 hectares of land. Gehlot also announced renovation work of around Rs 120 crore to improve public facilities at Govind Devji temple and Rs 10 crores for renovation of Idgah area located near Galta Gate.

For Govind Devji temple, entry gate, proper drainage system, renovation and construction of fountains, construction of toilet and parking will be done. As part of the development of the Idgah area, it is proposed to renovate the access roads and expand the existing facilities. Here the prayer hall will be renovated.

  • Published On Sep 22, 2023 at 12:35 PM IST

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