Delhi govt begins work on improving industrial infrastructure

Last Updated: Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 20:45

New Delhi: Delhi government has started work on improving infrastructure like roads, drainage, water supply and street lighting in industrial estates in the city in PPP mode.
 
In the first phase of the project, government has selected Okhla, Bawana, Patparganj and Narela industrial estates for improving the basic infrastructure at a cost of Rs 266 crore.
 
The Delhi State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (DSIIDC), which has been tasked to maintain and operate all the 29 industrial estates, has started work on improving infrastructure in Bawana and Narela industrial clusters while work on two other clusters will begin soon.
 
Industry Minister Rama Kant Goswami today visited the Narela industrial complex to inspect the launch of redevelopment work in the cluster which will cost Rs 168 crore.
 
The Minister said a consultant was appointed by Delhi government's Industries Department for infrastructure mapping, gap assessment, identification of various projects in PPP mode and undertaking the process to select private players for the projects.
 
The minister said that based on a feasibility study DSIIDC had issued bids for improvement of infrastructure in Narela, Bawana, Okhla and Patparganj industrial estates under a Built-Operate-Transfer framework.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 20:45
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