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Virbhadra reviews proposals for SMC under JNNURM

Shimla, PTI | Updated : 31 July 2013, 06:48 PM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday directed state Public Works Department to prepare the estimates as per requirements of JNNURM for Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) for further submission to the Centre within 15 days. 

The Chief Minister reviewed the status of proposals submitted for executing various development projects under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewable Mission for SMC. 

Singh said the proposal for road improvement, widening and strengthening from Old Barrier near Tourist Information Centre on Circular road via Victory Tunnel up to Bemloie with estimated cost of Rs 50 crore should also be incorporated for submission to the Centre funding under JNNURM. 

He also reviewed the status of proposals prepared for other Urban Local Bodies amounting to Rs 269 crore for nine water supply schemes and sewerage schemes at a cost of Rs 112 crore and asked the Urban Development Department to ensure that Detailed Project Reports submitted to Union government were processed at earliest.

First Published: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 06:46 PM

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