Shimla: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today laid foundation stone of Car Parking and Commercial Complex at Vikas Nagar, Shimla.
Municipal Corporation Shimla will be the commissioning authority and Rudra Infrastructure Construction Ltd. will be the promoter of this mega project on Built Operate Transfer (BOT) basis. The project to be constructed at a cost of about Rs. 20 crore.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the ten storeyed multi complex which will include seven parking floors and three floors for commercial purpose with all basic amenities, fire escape, stair case and barrier free movement etc. It would have facility to park about 175 light vehicles, he added.
The Chief Minister also ensured to make Shimla city congestion free and said to start alternative transportation facilities like rope ways for the commuters.
The Chief Minister announced to open new Dispensary and developing of play ground at Vikasnagar. He said that the State Government was committed to provide all possible help to Municipal Corporation Shimla for providing basic amenities to the citizens.
Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Nand Lal, MLA Anirudh Singh, Mayor MC Shimla Sanjay Chauhan, Vice-Chairman HPTDC Harish Janartha, Additional Chief Secretary Manisha Nanda, DC Shimla Dinesh Malhotra, Commissioner MC Shimla Pankaj Rai, Managing Director Rudra Infrastructure Ltd. NishiKant Sharma among others were present on the occasion.