The Haryana government has decided to provide 24-hour power supply to Gurugram district from August 15 onwards, for which a blueprint has already been prepared, an official said on Friday.
Public Works (Buildings and Roads) Minister Rao Narbir, who was visiting villages in Badshahpur Assembly constituency, disclosed this and added that Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar would make an announcement to this effect on the occasion of Independence Day.
He also said that the Gurugram railway station would be modernised and the Dhankot-Gurugram railway station would be upgraded to international level with all modern facilities on the pattern of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
The minister said that the foundation stone of the nearly 5-km-long Badshahpur elevated highway would be laid before August 15. After its construction, commuters would be able to travel from Rajiv Chowk to Sohna in just about 18 minutes.
The minister launched various developmental projects in different villages on Friday, including streets in Khandsa village at a cost of Rs 2.84 crore, roads in Jhanjhrola village at a cost of about Rs 79 lakh, roads, and boundary wall of a cemetery, community centre in Mandkola village at a cost of about Rs 95 lakh, and other development work in Harsaru village at a cost of Rs 1.21 crore.