Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will inaugurate the redeveloped stretch of Chandni Chowk on April 17, the Delhi authorities stated Thursday.
The 1.3-km stretch between Purple Fort and Fatehpuri Mosque has been renovated and beautified as a part of the mission to redevelop Delhi’s walled metropolis, which served because the capital of the Mughal empire.
Kejriwal, in an announcement, stated: “It’s a historic heritage website and the whole space has been made very stunning, looking for to carry again its glory. After its beautification, tourism would get a significant increase.”
There will probably be a ban on motion of autos on this highway from 9 am to 9 pm to make it pedestrian-friendly, a Delhi authorities assertion stated.
“It has been revamped maintaining in thoughts the availability of assorted amenities for vacationers coming from everywhere in the world. CM Arvind Kejriwal will inaugurate it on April 17,” it stated.
“For non-motorised autos, 5-10-metre broad pavement has been constructed on both aspect of the highway. There may be additionally a 2.5-metre footpath on both aspect of the highway. Electrical autos will even be operated for the comfort of senior residents. Additionally, throughout the reconstruction course of, the wants of the in a different way abled have additionally been taken care of,” the assertion added.
The mission was carried out at an estimated price of Rs 99 crore. Work started on December 1, 2018, and was focused to be accomplished by November 2020. However because of the Covid-19 pandemic, it obtained delayed by a 12 months.
Authorities have now floated a mixed tender for session for upcoming tasks within the walled metropolis together with redevelopment of Netaji Subhash Marg (from Delhi Gate to Kashmere Gate) as a ‘heritage hall’.
This additionally contains redevelopment of six arterial roads in Chandni Chowk, and Jama Masjid Street. Total, the mission will cowl 9.Three km, stated officers.