Manohar Lal Khattar, the chief minister of Haryana, had announced the concept of ‘Global City’, an early bird project on the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) in Gurgaon and the government will continue with the project. The project is a Joint Venture between Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructural Development Corporation (HSIIDC) and Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC).
The JV partners had hired AECOM India to carry out the feasibility study and master planning of the Global City Project. Narendra Modi government envisioned to develop 800 acres of total land that it got back from Reliance Haryana SEZ Ltd (RHSL) into a Global City having all the attributes of a Smart City. The concept note of this global city describes it as ‘the city shall be one of its kinds’ in India. It will be designed by sharp integrating community concepts, ranging from water supply to power and integrating the IT services for managing the various utility areas therein. [Read more…]