Haryana Govt To Develop 5 New Cities Along With Kundli-Manesar-Palwal
Haryana Government plans to develop five new cities along with the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in the National Capital Region (NCR), the first proposed greenfield city will come up next to Gurugram and will be planned and developed on public-private partnership (PPP) model.
The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) has been given the responsibility to develop these cities. Sources said that a high-level meeting was held in which the plan to develop these five cities along the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway was deliberated upon. As per the proposed plan, a new master plan will be made to develop the area left outside the Gurugram-Manesar Urban complex.
In this, the area from Manesar towards Rewari and the area around Pataudi will be incorporated. To make this master plan 2040 HSIIDC has issued the request for proposal (RFP) for selection of the consultant. As per the RFP, the authority has decided to prepare a master plan for a new Greenfield city adjoining Gurugram which will be spread over an area of about 50,000 hectares.
The master plan report shall include a review of the existing planning framework, land-use, transportation infrastructure, demographic and socio-economic characteristics. It shall provide medium and long-term population projections and a concept master plan consisting of physical and social infrastructure requirements, transportation network plan, land use plan along with the proposed development control and zoning regulations, states the RFP.
The selected consultant will prepare the master plan for this new city, for which the report is expected in six months, said sources. The proposed city will be located to the south of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. It will share its boundary with the Gurgaon-Manesar urban area on the North and Aravalli Hills on the North-East. National Highway-48 (erstwhile NH8) defines the western boundary of the city while the eastern and the southern boundaries of the city are currently surrounded by agricultural land.
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