Gujarat Chief Minister approves development works on Day One of Unlock-1

Even as Gujarat restarts government offices in from June 1 last, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said here today that there is need to return fast to normal daily life during Unlock-1 amid combating and containing novel coronavirus COVID-19.

He approved half a dozen development works in one day alone to ensure development works, infrastructure projects, housing, power distribution pick up speed for the state’s march to progress.

The works include allotting 50,876 sq m land to Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) in five different urban areas for housing under Prime Minister Awas Yojna and Chief Minister Awas Yojna on PPP model, including 555 sq m at Singanpor in Katargam locality, including 371 sq m in Ward-1, 27,338 sq m in Ward-1 and Ward-73, 2,700 sq m in Singanpor, 19,911 sq m in Kosad Adajan.

He approved Rs. 32.99 crore development works around SMC for outgrowth like Rs.10-crore for rising mainline from Un-Sonari sewage pumping station to Bumroli sewage treatment plant, 550 crore for carpeting and re-carpeting roads wider than 24 metres in new areas with threaded plastic wastes in different areas, social infrastructure Variavav Y-junction to Sayan check-post for rainwater disposal RCC box worth Rs.14.75-crore.

Mr. Rupani approved allotment of 7.50 lakh sq m land for Chitrod Industrial Estate in remote border area in Rapar taluka in Kutch district, 49,900 sq m land to Gujarat Energy Transmission Co Limited for two sub-stations, including 45,000 sq m for 220kV sub-station at Modasa in Aravalli district and 4,900 sq m for 66kV substation at Navsari necessary for effective power distribution.

He also approved Rs.40 lakh for paver blocks for private society under PPP model at Pethapur Nagarpalika in Gandhinagar district.