New Gurugram-Delhi hyperlink street on GMDA assembly desk at present | Gurgaon Information

GURUGRAM: A plan to attach Nelson Mandela Marg in Delhi and MG Highway in Gurugram via a hyperlink street, which has been on the drafting board since 2018, will come up for dialogue on the ninth authority assembly of the GMDA on Friday.
Officers of the Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) have additionally been invited for the dialogue. The challenge has been a contentious one as a result of its authentic alignment transgressed into the Aravali Biodiversity Park, drawing protests from residents’ teams, environmentalists and common park guests fearful about its destiny. The argument on the opposite aspect was that the street is important to decongest NH-8.
The agenda for the GMA assembly lists amongst its important agenda factors a dialogue to “expedite the challenge of linkage of Gurugram with Nelson Mandela Marg.”
“This challenge was mentioned on the final authority assembly in April this 12 months, however we couldn’t attain a conclusion. It has been added within the agenda once more on the request of a member of the GMDA advisory board. On the final assembly, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar (who’s the GMDA chairman) had directed officers to take up this challenge with NHAI officers,” stated a GMDA official.
Sources stated GMDA has mentioned the proposal with NHAI and sought its options on the alignment in order that the interference with the Aravalli Biodiversity Park is minimised. “We additionally wish to discover the opportunity of tunnelling or setting up an elevated street (for the stretch that passes via the park). We have to contain NHAI on this challenge as a result of the proposed street will join with two nationwide highways (NH8 and NH 236),” a GMDA official stated.
NHAI challenge director Nirman Jambulkar advised TOI, “The GMDA has invited us for a gathering with the CM on Friday, through which we’ll focus on this challenge with different stakeholders.”
The route was initially proposed by NHAI however shelved after it met with stiff resistance. In 2019, as a part of its complete mobility plan (CMP), GMDA proposed a street just like NHAI’s.
However the half interfering with the park remained the stumbling block, resulting in discussions on methods to beat this with out damaging the greenery and the precincts of the park.
Vijay Dhasmana, curator of Aravalli Biodiversity Park, stated the federal government ought to first perform an ecological evaluation. “We now have submitted our objections and have identified that the town, which has little or no inexperienced cowl, can’t afford to lose the biodiversity park. Constructing a street passing via the park will spoil the park fully. An environmental evaluation needs to be carried out and a sub-committee to debate this challenge needs to be fashioned,” stated Dhasmana.
Vaishali Rana Chandra, an setting activist, added, “The federal government ought to analyse why such a hyperlink street is required and who will profit. Why is it even getting mentioned when the federal government doesn’t know the environmental price of such a challenge?”
GMDA officers stated the street was essential to deal with the town’s rising site visitors issues. “The Delhi-Gurugram expressway and MG Highway are already closely congested due to excessive site visitors quantity and can’t take extra load. Congestion additionally drives up air pollution ranges. We’d like extra roads to cater to rising site visitors wants,” stated a GMDA official.
Sarika Panda, who has labored extensively on mobility within the metropolis, disagreed. “The town doesn’t want extra roads. It ought to take a relook on the current design (of roads) to repair site visitors issues,” she stated.

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