Roads in Faridabad industrial zone call for repair: the Tribune India
Tribune press service
Faridabad, August 6
With a majority of bituminous (tar coal) roads damaged as a result of recent rains, contractors here have raised demand for immediate repairs to these broken roads in the industrial zone housing nearly 25,000 manufacturing units.
“Most of the roads in the industrial area are in poor condition, causing problems for commuters. There are often accidents, ”says the representation submitted by the Faridabad Industries Association (FIA) to the Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Faridabad (MCF). According to KC Lakhani, President, Infrastructure Panel, FIA, sections in all major areas, including NIT Industrial Zone and Sector 24, are damaged and have potholes. Authorities are urged to repair the roads immediately. Revealing that industrial units depended mainly on private tankers for water supply, the FIA also demanded the supply of piped water.
Accident prone area
As we are on the recipient side due to the bumpy and bumpy roads, it is high time that the problem was fixed as soon as possible. Travel became extremely difficult and affected industrial activity, which was already reduced to subsistence levels due to the pandemic. Rajive Chawla, President, Integrated Association of Small Micro and Medium Enterprises of India
Proposal suspended due to legal issues
A proposal of Rs190 crore submitted in 2017 for the repair of several roads has been on hold due to legal issues since January 2019. —Rajeev Sharma, Superintendent Engineer, HSVP
“As we are at the reception due to the bumpy and pitted roads, it is high time that the problem was solved as soon as possible as travel has become difficult and has affected industrial activity,” said Rajive Chawla, president of the company. integrated association. small micro and medium enterprises in India. “Many representations have been submitted to the authorities in recent years, but relief is still to come,” he adds. Affirming that all roads in sectors such as 4, 6, 24, 25, 58,59,27,33, 68 and 69, the DLF and the industrial zone of the NIT have been damaged without repair for 10 years ”, Ramneek Prabhakar, secretary general of the Faridabad Manufacturers Association (MAF) said. He further says that the movement of goods and raw materials has become difficult and often results in losses to vehicles and goods due to potholes. Despite an annual revenue contribution of Rs 1,600 crore, the industry has poor infrastructure.
“A proposal of Rs 190 crore submitted in 2017 for the repair of several roads has been on hold due to legal issues since January 2019,” said Rajeev Sharma, superintendent engineer, HSVP. MCF commissioner Yashpal Yadav said the roads would be repaired soon.