GREATER NOIDA: Moving a step ahead in putting into place India’s first night safari, the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) has invited consultants and developers interested in developing the project. Expression of Interest (EoI) has been summoned by the GNIDA from developers, operators, individual entities and consortiums.
In keeping its promise to boost infrastructure and trigger growth across sectors, the Modi government has set the ball rolling. The foundation stone for a new road linking Greater Noida and Faridabad was laid recently, which will improve connectivity and spur all-round growth in the belt.
There is increased buoyancy in the market after the arrival of the new government, especially after the Budget has set the ball rolling for the real estate sector. With allocation of more funds for affordable housing, easing of FDI norms, implementation of REITs and special focus on infrastructure development, the government has made it clear that in order to push economic growth, a special focus on infrastructure and real estate development is pivotal. In the foreseeable future, the real estate market in Delhi NCR is going to see considerable forward momentum.
The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to include cycling tracks while planning new towns in the future, a senior government official said today. Cycle tracks will be developed in the state, Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Industrial Development) Sanjiv Saran said. Cycling is pollution free, it improves health and is also a less expensive mode of transportation and so their is a need to motivate people to resort to it, he said. Developed nations have included cycling tracks in their road engineering and experienced a jam-free traffic movement. The state government has decided to incorporate cycling tracks in future planning of new towns, he said. Saran today addressed the chiefs of Noida, Greater Noida, Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authorities and Agra Development Authority. Chief engineers and senior officials of these authorities were also present at meeting held at Gautam Buddha University. He said in existing Noida, Greater Noida and Lucknow city, cycle tracks will be developed along the existing roads as per the availability of space. A delegation led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had visited Netherland and studied the transport and infrastructure related to dairy and flower production, he said, adding that cycling tourism was also discussed. A Netherland team will visit Uttar Pradesh and participate in state development, he said. Chairman Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway Authorities Rama Raman informed the Principal Secretary that authorities have started incorporating cycle tracks in future planning. He said it will be launched from Gautam Buddha University. Cycling tracks are being built inside the campus. Vehicles will be banned inside campus and only cycles will be allowed, he said. Raman said cycle tracks are planned to be developed in Noida Industrial sectors from Labour Chowk and at Commercial Complex, Sector 18.
NOIDA: The twin cities in UP may become India’s first smart cities, if everything goes as per plan. This is according to Noida and Greater Noida Authorities chairman Rama Raman.