Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that today will prove to be a milestone in the development of Indore. Indore is number one in many areas including cleanliness. Today is the day of the manifestation of another resolution. It is the beginning of efforts to ensure last miles connectivity of public transport service to ensure clean air and green mobility in the city along with smooth, accessible transport system.
Chouhan was virtually dedicating the new building of Sarwate Bus Stand in Indore constructed at a cost of Rs.14 crore 80 lakh. Chouhan, while participating virtually in the programme of Indore from the residence office, also dedicated the Indore Public Bicycle Scheme costing Rs 10 crore to rent 3000 bicycles from 300 places. The scheme will be operated on PPP model.
The Chief Minister also performed bhoomi-pujan of the construction of 35 MLD capacity sewerage water treatment plant near Laxmi Memorial Hospital costing Rs 39.18 crore and 20 MLD capacity sewerage water treatment plant to be built near Sirpur pond at a cost of Rs 40 crore 15 lakh. Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silavat, Culture and Tourism Minister Usha Thakur were also present in the programme organized in Indore.
Chouhan has said that peoples’ representatives, administration and the public should come together in Indore. It is this initiative of public participation that helped established the Indore model in the whole country. This is an ideal arrangement. has said that Indore is the city of my dreams, I take pride in calling myself Indori.
The Chief Minister said that Indore has set such an example, which fills my heart with pride and joy. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that upcoming festivals of Gair and Rang Panchami should be celebrated without any discriminations, spreading the colors of Indian culture with love. The whole world witnessed the festivity and decency of Gair and Rangpanchmi of Indore.
Chouhan said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has prepared a roadmap for environmental protection for year 2030, 2050 up to 2070. By encouraging the use of battery-operated vehicles, bicycles for short distances and reducing the consumption of diesel-petrol in cities, every person can contribute in fulfilling the goal of Prime Minister Modi.
Chouhan said that all the facilities of the passengers have been taken care of at Sarwate Bus Stand in Indore. The effort is to make the passengers feel comfortable. Parking, passenger waiting room, drinking water system, police post, restaurant, sitting area as well as locker room have been arranged at the new bus stand. In the second phase, a hotel will also be constructed on the PPP model above the bus stand building.
Chief Minister Chouhan said that bhoomi-pujan of two sewerage treatment plants is also being performed.
Pure water will flow into the Kanh river from the plant being built near Devnagar Laxmi Memorial Hospital. Similarly, the treatment plant being built near Sirpur pond will increase the ground water level of Sirpur area and will have a positive effect on the beautification works of Sirpur pond.
MLA Akash Vijayvargiya also addressed the programme organized in Indore. Indore Development Authority Chairman Jaipal Singh Chavda, MLA Malini Laxman Singh Goud, MLA Mahendra Hardia, MLA Ramesh Mendola and other public representatives were present specially. Indore MP Shankar Lalwani took part in the programme virtually from New Delhi.