Aboutme.SubinFinance: Delhi Government Made Road With Less 100 Crore
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday inaugurated a six-lane elevated road that was to cost Rs.247 crore but ended up costing only Rs.143 crore.
Speaking on the occasion, Kejriwal gave due credit for the project to his predecessor and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit while Naidu of the BJP praised the Delhi government for completing the road on a reduced budget.
The 1.6-km road on the Ring Road connects Azadpur and Prembari Pul in north Delhi. It is expected to cut down commuting time as it will bypass three major intersections at Ashok Vihar, Shalimar Bagh and Keshav Puram.
Addressing the gathering, Kejriwal said: "The credit for this elevated road from Azadpur to Shalimar Bagh goes to Shiela Dikshit. The foundation stone was laid in June 2013 during Dikshit's tenure.
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