MCD allocates Rs 60 crore for schools, clinic

The MCD Thurday announced allocation of Rs 60.88 crore for building new schools, a clinic and a mini stadium besides improvement of roads and drainage system.

Last Updated: Sep 08, 2011, 21:04 PM IST

New Delhi: The MCD Thurday announced allocation
of Rs 60.88 crore for building new schools, a clinic and a mini stadium besides improvement of roads and drainage system.

This was announced by MCD Works Committee Chairman
Jagdish Mamgain.

Noting that Municipal Corporation of Delhi is committed to
providing proper facilities to the students of MCD school
coming from weaker sections of society, he said, "Tent-less
school is our aim to grace Delhi, being the capital."

He said the new school buildings will be built in
ten localities and allocated Rs 43.59 crore for this purpose.

The new schools will be built in Turkman Road (Rs 5.47
crore), Jasola Village (Rs 3.04 crore), Hastsal (Rs 3.98
crore), Ashok Vihar Phase-3 (Rs 3.31 crore), Hastsal Village
(Rs 10.68 crore), Bajitpur Thakaran in Narela (Rs 1.68
crore), Qutabgarh (Rs 2.63 crore), Dariapur (Rs 3.20
crore), Jahangiripuri (Rs. 5.51 crore) and Paschimpuri (Rs
4.04 crore).

A new chest clinic will be constructed at Dr SP Mukherjee Marg at a cost of Rs 4.05 crore while Rs 1.79 crore has been allocated for construction of a mini-stadium in Nand Vihar in Shahdara (North), Mamgain said.
For the improvement of roads and construction of drainage
system in South Ex-I, Rs 4.89 crore has been earmarked while
Rs Rs 4.95 crore has been allocated for building the same from
Gidwani Marg to Vikram Vihar in Lajpat Nagar.

Another Rs 1.49 crore has been earmarked for East of Kailash E-block for the same purpose.
MCD will also undertake dense carpeting of roads in Mayur
Vihar pocket-I,II,II and IV and has allocated Rs 1.25 crore
while Rs 1.20 crore has been earmarked for improvement of
Punjabi Bagh slum quarters road and Rs 1.68 crore for dense
carpeting of Ring Road from Lal quarters to West Avenue road
in West Punjabi Bagh.

Mamgain also said a 12 feet idol of Netaji Subhash
Chandra Bose will be installed at Neta Subhash Vatika at
Bundela village with the help of INA trust.

PTI