New Delhi, Dec 5 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today laid the foundation stone of the first of the three automatic multi-level parking lots being built by the NDMC in the Connaught Place with an aim to solve the parking problem during the ensuing Commonwealth Games.
Laying the foundation stone of the Integrated Multi-Level Parking at Baba Kharak Singh Marg, in the presence of NDMC chairman Parimal Rai and MLA and Vice-Chairperson, NDMC Tajdar Babar, Ms Dikshit appreciated efforts by the NDMC for taking the initiative of construction of such multi-level parking at three different locations in its area with the aim to facilitate the users besides decongestion of surface parkings.
It would definitely solve the parking problem before and during the ensuing Commonwealth Games.
Three multi-level parkings will be developed in NDMC area to facilitate the vehicle owners. Besides the one at Baba Kharag Singh Marg, the other two would be constructed at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Sarojini Nagar.
The lots at BKS Marg and Sarojini Nagar would be constructed by M/s DLF Ltd and one at Kasturba Gandhi Marg by M/s D S Constructions. The multi-level parking project at Baba Kharag Singh Marg would be the first of its kind in Delhi and would facilitate citizens traveling by Metro as it is in the vicinity of Metro Station.
The project, based on automatic car parking technology, will help in maximum utilisation and better workability. Automated car parking technology is free of human interference and allows parking of more cars within a given area compared to manual parking system.
It will accommodate 1408 ECS in a total area of 6085.5 sqm.
It will be completed in 30 months by M/s DLF Lrd at its own cost. It would have 10 floors including three for commercial use.
The project will be constructed on BOT basis having flexibility of 30 years. It is being built keeping in view the development of 2021 and is commercially sustainable.
The parking site at K G Marg behind HT Building would have capacity of 1582 cars whereas at Sarojini Nagar would have capacity of 824 cars. These three sites would be commissioned before Commonwealth Games.