Shivraj approves roadmap for development of Dewas | Indore News


INDORE: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday approved a roadmap for the development of Dewas that includes developing an industrial area in 718 hectare land with an investment of Rs2,167 crore and construction of a 5.6 km super-corridor worth Rs390 crore.
During his visit, Chouhan reviewed a vision document for Dewas for 2021-26 and approved developing a new industrial area that will generate employment for 30,000 people. He also sanctioned a six lane 45-feet wide and 5.6 kilometre long mini supercorridor that will connect Ujjain Road with Tata Export situated on Indore Road.
Chouhan also announced setting up of a cluster of potato crops to make chips and other products from it.
According to Dewas collector Chandramauli Shukla, 400 small and big industries will be established in the new industrial area while in the proposed potato cluster, land will be allotted to 62 farmers in around 5 lakh square metres. Besides, a 43-metre corridor will be developed alongside the railway line, which is presently lying vacant. Besides, Rs240 crore will be spent on the facelift of AB Road passing through Dewas.
In the meeting, Chouhan also approved four other projects, including a flyover to connect MR-1 to the mini super-corridor and said the proposed road will also be connected to Kailadevi Square by constructing another flyover.
Earlier, Chouhan visited the famous Maa Tulja Bhawani and Maa Chamunda Devi temple in Dewas and prayed for the prosperity of the people of the country. He said development of religious places will be carried out in the near future. He later reached the residence of one Nikhil Sarkar, a beneficiary of ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’ (urban), in Bengali Colony and had lunch there with local party leaders.
Before leaving for state capital Bhopal, the chief minister addressed a huge gathering of locals and assured them to take all required steps for overall development of Dewas. He announced to develop an inter-state bus stand in Dewas, beautification of Meetha Talab, a stadium and park costing Rs10 crore and developing Shankargarh hillock to promote adventurous activities along with the tourism there.


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