Govt planning 'orbit railway' around NCR: Hooda
Posted on: 09:10 PM IST Apr 01, 2012
Palwal: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday announced that an 'Orbit Railway' that will connect towns falling around three sides of Delhi in the state's NCR region is being planned.
Haryana Metro Rail Corporation has already been constituted for this purpose, he said while addressing a Nav Nirman rally here.
Among other things, he also announced Rs 10 crore for the development of Palwal villages and Rs 5 crore for Palwal town.
A sum of Rs 822.43 crore has been provided for Palwal district, under which work on various projects like a Mini Secretariat, a 100 bed hospital and a judicial complex is in progress, he said.
On the demand of a university, Hooda said that sanction had been given for opening a private university in the district.
A new college building at Hodal, a modern sports stadium and Kisan Seva Sadan will be built in Palwal, he said, adding that Palwal Municipal Council's limit will be extended to cover colonies falling on the outskirts of the town.
He also asked the Deputy Commissioner of Palwal to prepare BPL Cards for all deserving families.
On farmers, Hooda said that those who pay borrowed amounts on time were being provided loans at 4 per cent interest rate.