By Accommodation Times News Services
The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Shri Anand Sharma and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Akhilesh Yadav launched Delhi Mumbai Corridor in Uttar Pradesh, in Lucknow today. “Uttar Pradesh will be the main beneficiary of the Industrial Corridor strategy being pursued by Government of India as it is the meeting point of the Eastern and the Western Corridors. The entire agriculture produce of UP can be linked to cold chains and put on Western Corridor at Dadri. This will enable all agricultural products to reach the ports in record time. The overall impact of the Western and Eastern Corridors and the new Industrial Cities being developed in the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project have the potential to create over 30 lakh jobs in UP and enhance the State’s Industrial Output by Rs. 24 lakh crores” Said Shri Sharma on the occasion.
Dadri-Noida-Ghaziabad Industrial City:
The vision of this 217 km. Investment Region is to develop an Infrastructure led integrated industrial city which is smart, sustainable, well connected and having state of art support industrial and social infrastructure. The master plan has adopted the following principles:
• Developing Industrial City of Future endowed with all the requisite physical & social infrastructure like Water, Power, housing, health, education etc.
• Transit Oriented Development: The region to be supported by efficient mass transport system. High intensity mixed land use is proposed to be developed along major transit nodes.
• Improved connectivity with Development of intra and inter regional connectivity has been provided as part of the overall planning process. Considering that development of investment region will augment creation of employment opportunity in the region, there would be significant requirements for improving the connectivity.
• Focus on Recycling of water and waste and integration of smart technologies.
Seamless connectivity between Indira Gandhi International Airport and Dadri-Noida Ghaziabad Investment Region:
With the object of providing fast and adequate rail?based commuter connectivity to New Delhi, various alignment options are currently being explored to provide fast connectivity from the proposed Boraki Station (catering the population of Noida, Greater Noida and proposed Dadri-Noida-Ghaziabad Investment Region) with the Indira Gandhi International airport. The need of the project has emanated from the long travel time consumed by existing Road based transport systems.