Agartala city is transforming into a beautiful and one of the best cities in the Northeast. Initiatives have been taken to beautify Agartala city through different developmental works.
The newly adorned Agartala city is now attracting tourists from outside the state, enunciated Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha in a Bhumi Pujan programme of multi-storied car parking and commercial complex held at Old Motorstand today.
He said, it is a matter of pride for the citizens of Tripura that such huge project has been taken up for the first time in the state. With the implementation of the project, traffic congestion in the city will be solved as well as income sources will be generated. It will not only ensure disciplined way of vehicle parking but also expand the horizon of industry and commerce.
The Chief Minister hoped for everyone’s cooperation in the successful implementation of the project. He said, each and every citizen must come forward in successful implementation of the project for the best interest of the state although there may be few hindrances for the time period.
Mayor of Agartala Municipal Corporation Dipak Majumdar said, this project is a special initiative in terms of making Agartala free of traffic congestion. The AMC has given ultimate priority to keep the city clean and traffic congestion free. CEO of Agartala Smart City Limited Dr. Sailesh Kumar Yadav said, there will be arrangements to park 280 vehicles in the multi-storied car parking area. The parking lot will be built 50 metres high. The multi-storied car parking and commercial complex will be built on private public partnership.
The construction will be completed within 3 years. The government has given the plot to private organisation on lease for 29 years. About 200 crore rupees will be spent on construction.
Secretary of Urban development department Abhishek Singh also spoke on the occasion. Other dignitaries present in the programme were Deputy Mayor of AMC Monica Das Dutta, Corporator Ratna Dutta, Additional Commissioner of AMC Md. Sajjad P. and representative of project implementing organisation Prem Kumar Agarwal.