PWD, MCD, NDMC asked to specify action plans to upgade roads

Last Updated: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 19:39

New Delhi: The PWD, MCD and NDMC have been
asked to specify their action plans to upgrade and repair the
pot-holed roads in their areas by the month-end in view of
next year`s Commonwealth Games in the national capital.

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday at a review meeting
directed the agencies to ensure that roads are upgraded as per
well-defined standards in view of the forthcoming games.

"Dikshit has further asked these agencies to chalk out
their action plan by September-end so that phase-wise
implementation could be monitored at the level of the Chief
Secretary Rakesh Mehta," a Delhi Government official said.

To get apprised of the road upgradation and check
deficiencies, the Chief Minister has decided to personally
take round on different roads on daily basis.

"She also conveyed her observations in respect of
potholes and damages on roads to the concerned agencies and
asked them to fix responsibility of the concerned engineer in
case of any lapse being notice at any stage," the official
added.

It was also decided that a coordinated effort must be
undertaken to uniformly make all roads smooth and long
lasting.

Dikshit also stressed on the need of giving special focus
on roads leading to stadia as the city government is committed
to present a better picture of roads and flyovers during the
Games.

Bureau Report



First Published: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 19:39

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