Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj said that most of the works including parking and over bridges under AMRUT and Smart City Mission will be completed by March 31, 2022. He said that tubesettlers would start working by December 15 to solve the problem of siltation in the Giri river in Shimla. Suresh Bhardwaj was addressing today reviewing the works of Smart City and Amrut along with officials of Shimla Municipal Corporation and Shimla Water Management Limited. He said that development works are going on in Shimla city first under Amurt and then under Smart City Mission. He said that special emphasis was being laid on widening the roads of Shimla city and developing small parking lots. Under the Amurt Mission, the work of parking with a capacity of about 150 vehicles will be completed by March 31, 2022. The minister directed to complete the Sanjauli check over bridge on 31 March 2022 and the over bridge being built under Sanjauli college by next month. He also directed to build a ramp at Sanjauli Foot Over Bridge and explore the possibility of accelerator. While directing to develop Rani Laxmi Bai Park (Ladies Park) on the lines of amusement park in big cities, the Minister said that an amount of about Rs 50 lakh has been approved for this park. He said that the selfie point in the park should be developed by installing necessary items for the children to play. Discussion was also held in the meeting regarding the scheme for 24-hour water supply in 5 wards of Shimla city. He said that by December 15, 24 hours water would be available. In the meeting, 30 small parking lots of 450 vehicles being built under Smart City were also discussed. He informed that these parking being constructed in various wards would be ready by March 31, 2022. Under the Smart City Mission, works worth about one thousand crores will be done in Shimla, out of which work is in progress. Director Urban Development Manmohan Sharma, Shimla Municipal Corporation Commissioner Ashish Kohli and other officers were present in the meeting.
Most of the smart city works will be completed by March 31: Bhardwaj
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