Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Thursday directed the officials that the projects that TUDA is implementing for the development of urban areas have to be completed within the stipulated time and besides, attention should be paid to maintain the quality of construction work.
Chief Minister Deb reviewed the progress of various projects of Tripura Urban Planning and Development Authority (TUDA). At the meeting, the Chief Minister also emphasized on the promotion of all the projects being implemented by the Tripura Urban Planning and Development Authority (TUDA) in the state.
“Only by communicating the goals and objectives of development programs to the people, the people become aware of these projects and will take advantage of them”, Deb said.
At the meeting, Kiran Gitte, Vice Chairman, Tripura Urban Planning and Development Authority and Secretary, Urban Development Department, elaborated on the steps taken in the wake of the decision taken at the last meeting.
He said the township project will construct 48 flats in the Vivekananda Market area, 216 flats adjacent to Kunjaban Bhagat Singh Awas and 392 flats in Nandannagar. Gitte said that the foundation stone of flat construction has been laid in Vivekananda Market area and Kunjaban Bhagat Singh Awas area.
“The target is to complete the construction of flats by March 2023”, Gitte said. They also discussed in detail the current status of the IT Park construction plan at the site of the old Central Correctional Institution at Agartala.
In this context, the Chief Minister said that emphasis should be laid on completing the work of the township project within the stipulated time. Besides, the Chief Minister said that importance should be given to maintain the quality of construction work.
During the meeting, Secretary Gitte further said that work is underway to build an IT park on 3 acres of land on the site of the old Central Correctional Institution in Agartala.
The construction work of the administrative building and library building of IT Park has already been completed.
TUDA Commissioner Tamal Majumder informed that infrastructure development work has been undertaken in 7 district headquarters and 13 urban organizations of the state with the financial assistance of the Asian Development Bank.
He said Rs 1600 crore will be spent for this. The tender process for this project will be started by next November.