DELHI (Metro Rail News): Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah laid the foundation stone for the country’s first Transit-oriented Development (TOD) project with the aim to reduce the need to commute for work or recreation, and making urban development more sustainable at Karkardooma in east Delhi on Dec 26, 2019.
On the launch of Delhi’s First TOD project Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Shri Anil Baijal and Shri Gautam Gambhir MLA, East Delhi witness the historic moment.
TOD Project to be completed by 2023
According to Mr. Dikshu C. Kukreja, managing principal of CP Kukreja Architects, which is designing the 60-acre site, the integrated development of the hub, which will bring together metro stations, residences and workplaces; and recreational spaces such as museums, is expected to be completed by 2023.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by The DDA on December 19 with the Indian Railways for development and redevelopment of the Anand Vihar station. The TOD policy to be kicked off in Karkardooma will also be linked to the Anand Vihar station said, official.