Is the Rani Jhansi Road level separator extend demonstrating another white elephant for the city?
Jagmohan Garg said considered in 1998 and authorized by the past MCD in 2006, the flyover is yet to see the light of the day. On account of the deferrals, the cost of the venture has heightened from Rs 177 crore to Rs 724 crore.
A year ago, the north organization had declared it would toss open the greatly deferred flyover, went for decongesting the extend between Pusa Road and ISBT Kashmere Gate, by January 2017. Be that as it may, no less than 30% of the work is yet to be finished, asserted Pravesh Wahi, standing advisory group administrator of the north urban body.
Ravi Kumar, a businessperson close Azad Market, said that there had been no real advance on the venture in the previous couple of years.
“The pace of work is truly moderate and it will take a couple of more years for the enterprise to finish the development. It has been over 10 years since the work began, still there is not a single break to be found, Jagmohan Garg said.
Be that as it may, Wahi asserted that moving of force and water utilities and the store crunch confronted by the urban body have added to the postponement. “Securing of land likewise brought about major deferrals as different offices were included and moving of administrations of DJB and BSES took additional time than we anticipated. Likewise, temporary workers ceased their work because of non-installment of their levy thus of the store crunch. Presently, we are accelerating the procedure and there is no money related issue for the venture,” looked after Wahi.