The Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Delhi Growth Authority (DDA) on Wednesday come together to push proposals for the development of three logistics parks or freight villages alongside the City Extension Highway-II (UER) as part of the proposed Delhi Grasp Plan.
The three logistics parks aim to shift a big share of vans and heavy automobiles site visitors onto the brand-new highways from the foremost arterial stretches of the nationwide capital to decongest its roads.
“The Delhi Lieutenant Governor directed DDA to work out the technique with NHAI for improvement of those logistics parks beneath the Grasp Plan, which is beneath preparation. The shifting of automobiles and warehouses from the guts of Delhi to the adjoining areas of the brand new highways and expressways will cut back congestion and air air pollution in Delhi,” Union street transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari instructed TOI.
Nitin Gadkari, who chaired the assembly with Delhi LG Anil Baijal, senior officers from Delhi authorities and DDA moreover native MPs, said that there might be potential to develop six logistics hubs alongside the Japanese and Western Peripheral Expressways, UER-II and Dwarka Expressway within the NCR the place railway strains cross these main roads. “The products touchdown at these main hubs will be transported to totally different components of Delhi and NCR utilizing small and clean-fuel automobiles,” he added.
Making a presentation, Nationwide Highways Logistics Administration Ltd, an SPV of NHAI for improvement of multi-modal logistics parks, highlighted how the Tughlakabad ICD is now in the course of a extremely populated space. It was initially deliberate to be on the periphery of Delhi.
At present, around 60,000 vans ply on Delhi roads to transport 9.5 lakh tonnes of freight. Whereas roughly 25,000 vans are destined for the nationwide capital, 16,000 vans move by way of town and the remaining 19,000 vans originate from Delhi carrying items to different components of the nation.
In response to the proposal, three freight villages would come up at Holambi Kalan in Narela, Baprola and Mundka with a complete space of 173 hectares to decongest Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar. All these three areas are near the UER-II. Sources mentioned even the present Transport Nagar will be rrrredeveloped with an funding potential of Rs 20,000 crore.