Delhi to soon get 'European style' roads, says Deputy CM Manish Sisodia
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said "European style" roads will soon be a reality in Delhi as he reviewed the streetscaping projects on Wednesday. He said that the projects will give a new identity to the city streets. Sisodia held a review meeting with consultants and Public Works Department (PWD) officials on the streetscaping of 16 roads, which are being redeveloped in the pilot phase across Delhi, a statement said.
He also reviewed designs for beautification of these roads and gave his suggestions. "I reviewed the work of streetscaping personally with the consultants and gave suggestions for improvement. Their ideas to change the face of Delhi's roads and make them world-class are amazing," Sisodia said in the statement.
"With the completion of this project European style roads in Delhi will be a reality soon. This effort of the Kejriwal Government will also decongest city roads and enhance mobility along with making them beautiful," he said.
He said that the Delhi government is determined to give residents a safe and beautiful commuting experience with emphasis on on utility, greenery, safety, and aesthetics.
The government is also concentrating on making certain facilities for pedestrians too, he said.
The 16 road stretches that are being redeveloped on pilot basis are: Ring Road from Mayapuri to Moti Bagh Junction, Ring Road from AIIMS to Ashram, Vikas Marg from Laxmi Nagar Chungi to Karkari Mod, Narwana Road from Mother Dairy to Punch Mahal Niwas, Britannia Chowk to Outer Ring Road, West Enclave in Pitampura, Wazirpur Depot Crossing (NSP) to Rithala Metro Station, Shivdaspuri Marg and Patel Road, Nelson Mandela Marg, Karkardooma Court Road, Wazirabad Road, Majlis Park Road, Tikri Border Road, Lodhi Road, Aurobindo Marg, Shantivan Road, and K N Katju Road.
The streetscaping of these 16 roads is part of the city government's project under which 540 kms of road will be beautified.