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Gujarat CM distributes Rs. 39.27 crore to 17 municipalities for road resurfacing work

Gujarat Chief Minister Smt Anandiben Patel today handed over cheques worth Rs. 39.27 crore to 17 municipalities of the state for road resurfacing work at Gandhinagar today.

CM Smt Patel, on this occasion, said that in a landmark initiative of Gujarat, works of underground drainage and water supply system in 159 municipalities of the state under ‘Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana’ has been undertaken. It is to be noted that total provision of Rs. 614.13 crore has been made for road resurfacing work under the said scheme and Rs. 172.15 crore has already been disbursed to municipalities for such development works.

CM Smt Patel distributed an amount of Rs. 39.27 crore to the 17 municipalities of Himmatnagar, Anjar, Deesa, Petlad, Veraval Patan, Borsad, Dhrangadhra, Vyara, Khambhat, Wadhwan, Dahod, Palanpur, Kalol (Gandhinagar), Navsari, Bharuch, Rajpipla and Amreli. She emphasized to focus on maintaining the quality of road resurfacing and drainage works and added that urban development is not limited to water, drainage and roads only. She appealed to the local authorities to prioritise the comprehensive public welfare works. She also suggested for online civic services, beautification and environmental conservation by developing gardens and lakes, etc.

On this occasion, Principal Secretary, Urban Development & Urban Housing Department Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta, MD of GUDC Dr. S. Murali Krishna, Presidents and Chief Officers of the concerned municipalities remained present.

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