Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri and the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal laid the foundation stones for various Delhi Development Authority (DDA) projects in Sector 24 Golf Course Dwarka in Delhi on October 7. The Union Minister at the event stated "we laid foundation stones for nine projects in one hour here. Among these projects are a golf course, two sports complexes and some foot-over bridges,"
Laid foundation stones for 2 Sports complexes in sector 8 & 23 in Dwarka. These ultra modern facilities will benefit our budding champions & fitness enthusiasts. Dwarka will also get a 1.16 km long cycle track to promote Non-Motorised Transport. pic.twitter.com/NTYmGmNn1D— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) October 7, 2019
Foundation stone for a Golf Course was laid in Dwarka Sector-24. Apart from sports facilities, there are several infrastructure projects to decongest this part of our city as well. FOBs at various places will offer ease to pedestrians & will reduce congestion at busy junctions. pic.twitter.com/FeVncgjiww— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) October 7, 2019
The first of its kind 9607 sqm big Utsav Pandal in Sector 10 will provide a place for social functions & community activities for citizens.— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) October 7, 2019
The Airport Drain at Sector-8 will reduce the chances of flooding in nearby residential areas during rains & increase ground water level. pic.twitter.com/TsXbP91cA1
Governor Baijal also addressed the gathering and waws quoted saying, the population of Delhi is increasing and there is a need for housing, offices and industries in the city. "Infrastructure cannot be built at the same speed as immigration. Now, Delhi is in a condition to give an all-round development experience to the residents of the city. The national capital needs places dedicated to art and culture, beauty and parks for healthcare," he said. The city also needs non-polluting industries, he added. "In the coming time, we will turn the sports centres in the city into 'centres of excellence' and train kids from a young age in various sports so they can bring medals for the country," Baijal said.
(INPUTS FROM ANI)