Three years after it was conceived, the standing committee of the South MCD lastly handed the proposal for a parking challenge in Larger Kailash 1 M Block on Friday. The seven-storey automated automotive parking facility, which can take one-and-a-half years to be accomplished, can accommodate as much as 399 automobiles.
In addition to the GK one, a number of parking tasks beneath the civic our bodies have been caught for years – one in Rajouri Backyard has been utterly shelved. These tasks are in prime places equivalent to Amar Colony, Janakpuri and Chandni Chowk, which have been delayed for three-four years with no readability on their completion.
The SDMC had conceived automated parking areas to be developed in Janakpuri in 2018. Nevertheless, building is but begin. Janakpuri councillor Narendra Chawla mentioned there was sufficient delay: “Just lately, the municipal commissioner paid a go to, and we hope work will begin quickly.”
On the parking house in GK I, space councillor Shikha Rai mentioned there have been delays over finalising the kind of parking that’s to be constructed and for the proposal to be handed by the Home. “Even when the challenge begins in a month or two, it’ll take two years to be accomplished,” mentioned a senior official.
Sources within the South civic physique attributed the delays to bureaucratic hurdles, red-tapism, objections from locals in some circumstances, and fund scarcity.
Within the case of the Rajouri Backyard parking challenge, standing committee chairperson B Okay Oberoi mentioned there have been courtroom circumstances over the house allotted. “The case ran for over three years, which led to the contractor giving up the challenge,” he mentioned.
In Amar Colony as nicely, councillor Abhishek Dutt mentioned building is but to start out and a piece order has not been issued.
The Gandhi Maidan parking challenge in Chandni Chowk, which is to have house for over 2,300 vehicles, has confronted a number of deadlines because it was conceived in 2013. This has led to the North MCD being pulled up by the courtroom in 2018.
The company had earlier set September 2021 because the deadline, however there have been delays because of building work being halted because of Covid, mentioned a senior North MCD official. The company is now hoping to finish the challenge, which is unfold over 4.5 acres, earlier than the MCD polls due early subsequent yr. The newest deadline is January 2022.
A senior North MCD chief, nonetheless, mentioned it could be delayed once more after a part of the under-construction website had collapsed final month by which a 25-year-old building employee died.