#WeeklyNewsRoundup: Centre Approves Second Airport In Uttar Pradesh
The Centre has given an in-principle approval for developing an airport in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. This is the second airport in UP to be approved by the Centre after Yogi Adityanath took charge over as the state's chief minister.
About 60,000 people who have registered open plots on their names in the past two years in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation limits may have to cough up vacant land tax (VLT) from now on. With a view to raise revenues, the municipal body has decided to collect VLT from plot owners every year.
The Pune Municipal Corporation has started snapping water connection to 200 dangerous buildings in the city. As many as 20 connections were cut to compel the occupants of these buildings to vacate their houses. The issue of old and dilapidated buildings resurfaced after a four-storey residential building collapsed in Mumbai's Ghatkopar.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to build a trumpet junction between the NH-8 and the Dwarka expressway, anticipating heavy flow of traffic between Delhi and Gurgaon when the new speedway becomes operational. This junction will be integrated with a cloverleaf coming up on the other side of the NH-8, connecting it with the Southern Peripheral Road.
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will be floating the tenders for developing three integrated sub-cities in Dwarka, Narela and Rohini next month. Also, the work for the Yamuna river front development will start by October. The DDA will invite bids in the second week of August. The authority has proposed to develop integrated cities with smart features on available vacant lands at Dwarka (200 hectares), Narela (218 hectares) and Rohini (259 hectares)
Source: Media Reports