Noida Will Get Medicinal Garden Soon

Noida Will Get Medicinal Garden Soon

NOIDA: The Noida Authority on Saturday initiated tenders for its ambitious medicinal garden project, launched by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav last month. The garden will be located at Sector 91, over a sprawling 30 acres of land displaying a collection of medicinal plants. The project, costing about Rs 25 crore, is likely to commence from July this year.

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Green Substations For Noida Metro To Run On Solar Energy

Green Substations For Noida Metro To Run On Solar Energy NOIDA: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Thursday invited tenders for two `green` electrical receiving substations in the city to cater to the energy needs of the upcoming Noida-Greater Noida Metro corridor. To be built at sectors 83 and 153, the two substations will have a series of eco-friendly features, like solar power panels, LED bulbs, carbon dioxide sensors and a rainwater harvesting system, officials said. There is also a proposal for the substations to generate their own power for their lighting and air-conditioning needs.

According to officials, the tenders to set up the two sub-stations and lay extra high-voltage (EHV) cables along the 28.8-km route have been invited from across the globe. They said a pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for June 10 and an agency will be finalized by July 7.

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NCR Expressway Project To Get Nod Soon

NCR Expressway Project To Get Nod Soon

Aiming to reduce traffic congestion in the national capital region due to heavy vehicles, the Union Cabinet is likely to approve next week the much-delayed eastern peripheral expressway (EPE) project, to be implemented at a cost of Rs 5,800 crore. The 135-km stretch will connect Kundli and Palwal bypassing Delhi.
A highly-placed road ministry official said that the Cabinet note for the project, which as per a Supreme Court directive needs to be completed by July 2018, has already been floated and once the nod of the Cabinet committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is received, request for proposal (RFP) would be invited to build the project. The project has to be built within 30 months from its award.
The official said that out of the 1,631.42 hectares required for the project, 1,568 acres, amounting to 96% of the requirement, has been acquired. It would likely be built on the EPC model where the Centre would pay the entire amount.
However, the cost of the land acquisition would be shared between Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana governments in 50:25:25 ratio. The Delhi government, which has already paid half of its share as per the original estimate, however, recently said it is “not in a position to deposit the additional amount as per the revised estimate” of R3,589 crore. The amount includes cost of land acquisition for western peripheral expressway (WPE) also.
The entire EPE project would be executed through six packages in order to hasten projects, with the average length of each package around 21-22.5 kms. Around 167 concessionaires had shown interest in the request for qualification (RFQ) for the project.
The stretch will also have five flyovers and 144 underpasses. It would connect portions of National Highway (NH) 1, NH 24 and NH 58. The proposed expressway will also be connected to the Yamuna Expressway between Delhi and Agra.
The EPE project was among the four projects cleared by the Cabinet in July 2013 for PPP ventures. Though some developers had initially showed interest, later they developed cold feet. After many attempts failed, the government decided to take up the project on the EPC mode.

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NCR Expressway Project to Get Nod Soon

NCR Expressway Project to Get Nod Soon

Aiming to reduce traffic congestion in the national capital region due to heavy vehicles, the Union Cabinet is likely to approve next week the much-delayed eastern peripheral expressway (EPE) project, to be implemented at a cost of Rs 5,800 crore. The 135-km stretch will connect Kundli and Palwal bypassing Delhi.
A highly-placed road ministry official said that the Cabinet note for the project, which as per a Supreme Court directive needs to be completed by July 2018, has already been floated and once the nod of the Cabinet committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is received, request for proposal (RFP) would be invited to build the project. The project has to be built within 30 months from its award.
The official said that out of the 1,631.42 hectares required for the project, 1,568 acres, amounting to 96% of the requirement, has been acquired. It would likely be built on the EPC model where the Centre would pay the entire amount.
However, the cost of the land acquisition would be shared between Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana governments in 50:25:25 ratio. The Delhi government, which has already paid half of its share as per the original estimate, however, recently said it is “not in a position to deposit the additional amount as per the revised estimate” of R3,589 crore. The amount includes cost of land acquisition for western peripheral expressway (WPE) also.
The entire EPE project would be executed through six packages in order to hasten projects, with the average length of each package around 21-22.5 kms. Around 167 concessionaires had shown interest in the request for qualification (RFQ) for the project.
The stretch will also have five flyovers and 144 underpasses. It would connect portions of National Highway (NH) 1, NH 24 and NH 58. The proposed expressway will also be connected to the Yamuna Expressway between Delhi and Agra.
The EPE project was among the four projects cleared by the Cabinet in July 2013 for PPP ventures. Though some developers had initially showed interest, later they developed cold feet. After many attempts failed, the government decided to take up the project on the EPC mode.

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