Haryana CM Khattar Announces Rs 2800 Crore Package To Turn Faridabad Into Smart City
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today announced a package of Rs 2,600 crore for development of Faridabad as a Smart City.
“We will request Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu to include Faridabad in the list of first 20 smart cities,” Khattar said in his address which was broadcast at 15 rallies in the district.
The rally was organised by BJP MLA Vipul Goyal.
“We have made a plan of Rs 2,600 crores for the development works in Faridabad, which among many cities was chosen for the smart city programme,” he said.
The Centre has proposed to develop 100 cities as smart cities across the country in the coming years.
Haryana government is launching an air taxi service in Gurgaon shortly and planning to replicate it in Faridabad, Sonepat and Karnal, Khattar added.
He also interacted with the audience at the rallies through digital link up.