The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram is set to take over the colonies of Sushant Lok-I, Palam Vihar and DLF (Phase I-III) for boosting the basic infrastructure and improve roads in the area. This would be undertaken in a phased manner, starting from May 15, 2017 and completing by the end of June 2017.
A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting presided over by chief minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar, on April 19, 2017, as per an official release.
The release stated: It was also decided that the Municipal Corporation, Gurugram, Town and Country Planning Department, Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) and the coloniser, would make an assessment of deficient infrastructure and the maintenance cost for five years in the licensed areas, which primarily is the responsibility of the coloniser. It was also decided that after the consent of all the stakeholders on the modalities for transfer of the colonies, the MCG would initiate road improvement works in the colonies to be transferred.
Others who were present during the meeting included the principal secretary to the chief minister, Rajesh Khullar, principal secretary of urban local bodies, Anand Mohan Sharan, principal secretary of the Town and Country Planning Department, Arun Kumar Gupta, director-cum-special secretary of Town and Country Planning, TL Satyaprakash and officer on special duty (OSD) of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), V Umashankar.