Tuesday, June 22, 2010

CM exhorts PWD to complete street-scaping before monsoons

In the run up to the Commonwealth Games 2010, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit inspected ongoing street-scaping work going on in Delhi and exhorted the department concerned to complete the work before monsoons. Underlining the importance of quality and aesthetic values, she said this will go a long way in presenting a better image of the capital city. In her two-hour-long inspection journey, Ms Dikshit initially visited all roads leading to the Commonwealth Games Village. Then she moved towards Trilok Puri, Kalyan Puri and Millennium Park area.
Instructing the Public Welfare Department (PWD), she said rains might hamper planned street-scaping works, so it should be completed as early as possible. She said the look should be uniform so that a pleasing look could be presented. Ms Dikshit also gave some specific instructions about street furniture so that the same may not get rusted later on and stressed upon the need of completion of entire greenery exercise at the earliest.
The street-scaping work on all important roads leading to stadia and Commonwealth Games Village was taken up with an estimated cost of Rs 250 crore. The Chief Minister was accompanied by PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan, Principal Secretary to CM P K Tripathi, Principal Secretary (PWD) K K Sharma, E-in-C (PWD) Rakesh Mishra and other senior officers.

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