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Gurgaon to get its own university

The Haryana government is likely to set up a university on a 215-hectare plot in Sector-68,Gurgaon.

The Haryana government is likely to set up a university on a 215-hectare plot in Sector-68,Gurgaon. This is part of the draft development plan for Gurgaon-Manesar Urban Complex-2031 that was approved by the state-level committee of town and country planning at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday.

The Chief Minister was informed about the proposed university and land earmarked for the purpose.

The draft plan for Gurgaon-Manesar was prepared for a projected population of 42.35 lakh by 2031. It says the status of about 1,179 hectare situated on the western side of Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway will be changed from industrial to agriculture zone. Any future change in land use for this area will be prohibited.

In Sector-68,about 50 hectare had been added to build affordable homes for low-income and middle-income groups. Moreover,seven new residential sectors,three small commercial belts and two industrial zones will come up in Gurgaon.

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Another 50 hectare near Dhankot has been reserved for dairy farming and existing dairies in the city would be moved there.

The peripheral road of Sector 63-A and 67-A has been extended from Sohna road to National Highway-8. The existing Sohna-Gurgaon road will be widened,with a 50-metre green belt on both sides.

Considering the scarcity of water in the area,Hooda said at the meeting there was a need for a mechanism to used recycled water for construction. Officials informed sewage treatment plants installed in Gurgaon would provide construction water.

First published on: 30-08-2012 at 01:22:56 am
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