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Construction : Web Exclusive | April 2018 | Source : CW-India

Infra projects worth Rs 181 million approved for Nagpur and Rs 259 million for Pune

The Maharashtra Government has given its nod for a Rs 181.2-million budget for multiple projects under the Nagpur Metropolitan Region Development Authority (NMRDA). Similarly, works costing Rs 259.5 million have been approved for the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA).

As reported, under the NMRDA, the projects included are a logistics hub at Amravati road, project to generate fuel from waste and a website for artificial intelligence. The state government has reportedly made a special provision of Rs 7,000 million for the Prime Minister Awas Yojna. A sum of Rs 224.9 million has been allocated for two water projects, Rs 593.1 million was sanctioned for development of Telangkhedi, Chhota Tajbaug, Girad, Waki, Aadasa, Dhapewada, and Paradsinga, which are theĀ  religious places surrounding Nagpur.

Under the PMRDA, infrastructure projects which have been fast tracked with financial allocations reportedly include Rs 12,350 million for the Pune Ring Road, Rs 8,880 million for the Hingewadi-Shivaji Nagar Pune Metro, Rs 1,520 million for Mhalunge township and Rs 1,250 million for regional plan for roads. The Hingewadi-Shivaji Nagar Metro was given the government approval after discussions on the Request for Quotation (RFQ), draft RFQ and draft concession agreements.

The Mhalunge-Man TP scheme-1, which entails development of 26.4 million sq ft, area for essentially civic amenities would lead to mobilisation of Rs 6,170 million crore. A special purpose vehicle has been set up for PMRDA infra company for implementation of these projects. Other projects in Pune discussed and streamlined, as reported, include flyovers at University junction, land issues for Chatushrungi water project, and housing for Shivaji Nagar police.

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