o facilitate the transport and parking facility to the citizens of Delhi North Delhi Municipal Corporation today singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation at North DMC headquarters. Under this MOU a Multilevel Parking cum Shopping Complex and Inter Change Metro Station at Nabi Karim on R.K. Ashram – Janakpuri Corridor and Inderlok – Indraprastha Corridor would be developed. The MOU was singed by North DMC Commissioner, Mr. Gyanesh Bharti and Managing Director, DMRC, Mr. Mangu Singh in presence of hon’ble Lieutenant governor of Delhi, Mr. Anil Baijal, Mayor of North Delhi, Mr. Jai Prakash. Hon’ble Lieutenant governor of Delhi joined the program through video conference from Raj Niwas.
On the occasion hon’ble Lieutenant governor of Delhi, Mr. Anil Baijal appreciated the efforts of North DMC and DMRC for the project. He said that we worked together alongwith Commissioner North DMC and Managing Director, Delhi Metro to work out such project. Where both the organisation would get the benefit of it. It is a very important project from both the organisation’s point of view. On one hand North DMC would earn revenue from the project and on the other hand DMRC would get land for their metro station. He also said that people would get world class facility in such a congested place where they will have metro, parking and Commercial space at one place.
Hon’ble LG, Mr. Anil Baijal said that there should be a joint monitoring team of North DMC and DMRC to look after the progress of the project to get it complete on time.
North Delhi Mayor, Mr. Jai Prakash appreciated the joint efforts of North DMC and DMRC for the project. He said that these ultra modern project would be the milestone for North DMC. He said that walled city residents would get benefit of the project after its completion and this project would speedup the development work of old Delhi. He said that North DMC and DMRC jointly would complete this project on time.
North DMC Commissioner, Mr. Gyanesh Bharti briefed about the project to all dignitaries. He said that project would be developed in an area 26198 sqm owned by North DMC at Idgah Road Sadar Bazar. He said that both the projects conceived by North DMC and DMRC were crucial for respective departments, it was decided during the meeting of MD/DMRC and Commissioner/North DMC that both projects can be integrated and taken up simultaneously. Accordingly, an integrated proposal has been prepared wherein 04 levels underground interchange metro station and G+ 2 Commercial complexes with 06 level overhead parking has been planned. DMRC will construct its metro station along with the foundations suitable for taking the overhead structure of commercial complex and multilevel parking. Subsequently, the construction of commercial complex and multilevel parking will be taken up by the concessionaire selected through separate tenders. Design, Drawing, and tendering work for both projects will be done by DMRC.
As per initial proposal submitted by DMRC, construction of underground Metro Stations was to be completed by January 2023 and in the meantime inviting bid and finalization of concessionaire for the construction of multilevel car parking and commercial space above ground would be completed. Tentative time for completion of car parking including commercial space was kept as 1.5 years.
Managing Director, Delhi Metro, Mr. Mangu Singh said that these project would serve many people in such congested area. He said that we had faced many problems while planning for this project but ultimately we came out with such beautiful project for the people of Delhi.
Additional commissioner, Ms. Swati Sharma thanked all the dignitaries to be present for the program and blessings.
On the occasion, Standing Committee Chairman, Mr. Chhail Bihari Goswami, Leader of House, Mr. Yogesh Verma, Engineer-in-Chief, Mr. K.P. Singh, Director-in-Chief, Mr. Naurang Singh and other senior officials were also present.