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DDA formalizes land deal

Aruchal Bhawan

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT

Itagar, June 14: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Monday formalized the handing over of two plots of land in New Delhi for construction of new annexe to the Aruchal Bhawan, which when completed would serve as transit house for Aruchalee patients, students and state government officials going to the tiol Capital.

The handing over of two plots of land to the Aruchal Pradesh government was agreed upon following a request from Chief Minister Kalikho Pul to the Lieutent Governor of Delhi jeeb Jung on May 6 last, an official release informed here today.

Subsequently on June 3 last, Pul inspected the two plots at Dwarka and Dheerpur phase – I, along with DDA officials. The need for additiol plots of land in New Delhi was a long felt need of the Aruchalee people going to capital city and had been felt necessitated since last 20 years.

The chief minister thanked the Lieutent Governor his additiol secretary Swati Sharma, DDA officials, state chief secretary Shakuntala Gamlin, Resident Commissioner Geetanjali Gupta and Deputy Resident Commissioner Kesang Damo for their efforts and cooperation in filly formalizing the land deal and in completing the handing over of the two plots of land. The DDA has set clear conditions that the land allotted would be used only for construction of two new annexes to Aruchal Bhawan and no other purpose whatsoever.

Pul instructed the PWD officials to immediately submit a plan for construction of the transit building and asked them to complete the construction within this year.

The chief minister said the new guesthouse would be equipped with proper reception cum information centre and lodging facilities with Wi-Fi connectivity, library, canteen, ATM facilities, conference halls, cafeteria, health club and 24-hours facilities of water and electricity, the release added.