Delhi Lt Governor VK Saxena on Tuesday launched the ‘aesthetic upgradation’ work on the highway between Dhaula Kuan and Indira Gandhi International airport and directed officers to finish the primary stretch by August 15.
The aesthetic upgradation work will embrace plantation of flowering vegetation in addition to set up of fountains and marble statues, an official assertion stated.
Being carried out by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Public Works Department and the Delhi Jal Board, these works have been conceptualised after the LG visited the stretch proper after taking on on May 26, it stated.
Saxena had issued directions to officers to make sure enhanced aesthetics, symmetry in design and horticultural overhaul of the realm by planting appropriate all climate flowering vegetation in a landscaped sample on this stretch of highway traversed by each customer, vacationer or dignitary coming to the Capital, it stated.
While launching the aesthetic upgradation work on the highway from Dhaula Kuan to IGI Airport, on the freeway main as much as Airport and Gurgaon, Saxena requested officers to finish the primary stretch by August 15 and the remaining by November this 12 months in tandem with the continuing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the assertion from LG workplace stated.
He appreciated the initiatives taken up to now in removing of rubbish by MCD and levelling of fine earth and restore of pavements by PWD, it stated.
Saxena stated that upkeep and restore of pavements, removing of rubbish shouldn’t be workouts in isolation however must be repeatedly undertaken and Jal Board ought to guarantee adequate re-cycled water from STPs for horticultural functions, it stated.
He emphasised that all the stretch of seven kilometers until the airport must be uniformly developed with flowering vegetation of various heights to attain a stepped three-coloured sample in addition to the vacant areas the pavements and on the central verges, the assertion stated.
Saxena additionally directed officers to prune current overhanging bushes in a uniform form and railings to be put up for separating the plantation from vehicular and pedestrian site visitors.
The LG instructed that fountains must be developed on site visitors islands. Seven to eight such fountains are anticipated to be come up on all the stretch, the assertion stated.
He additionally instructed that marble statutes be put in at site visitors tri-junction the place the roads main from the town, going to the airport and in direction of Dwarka converge, which Saxena felt might emerge as an iconic id of the capital, the assertion stated.