Published On : Mon, Apr 3rd, 2017

State approves Rs 167.43 crore for development works in Nagpur city and district

Nagpur: In a surge of decisions on last day of financial year (March 31), the State Government has approved Rs 167.43 crore for development works in Nagpur city and district including construction of government buildings and expansion of GMCH and Mayo Hospital infrastructure. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule took special efforts for the administrative approval of the funds at a meeting of Secretaries presided over by Chief Secretary. 21 Secretaries of different departments attended the meeting.

Apart from the construction of government buildings and expansion of GMCH and Mayo Hospital infrastructure, the funds will be utilised for construction of police housing at Katol, Hingna, Kondhali and Kuhi, renovation of Vidhan Bhavan Extension Building No. 2 and two-storey building in Nagpur. In the past two and half years, the city and district witnessed a flurry of development activities. BJP MLAs Sudhir Parve, Samir Meghe, Ashish Deshmukh, Mallikarjun Reddy, Sudhakar Deshmukh, Sudhakar Kohale, Krushna Khopde, and Vikas Kumbhare also took efforts for approval of the funds.

State Government has sanctioned Rs 581 lakh for police housing in Katol, Rs 823 lakh for Hingna, Rs 542 lakh for Kondhali, Rs 837 lakh for Kuhi, Rs 841 lakh for construction of D-Type quarters and Class 4 residences at Rajabaxa Dhobi Chawl of GMCH, Rs 43.02 crore for new 250-room hostel for Resident Doctors of GMCH, Rs 77.64 crore for new Administrative Building at IGGMCH and Rs 10.54 crore for renovation of Vidhan Bhavan Extension Building No. 2 and two-storey building.