NEW DELHI : The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is engaged on a plan proposing to shift numerous warehouses from Delhi to areas alongside the upcoming Urban Extension Road (UER) and the 2 peripheral expressways – Eastern and Western – to decongest the nationwide capital. The Centre will quickly maintain a gathering with the Delhi authorities to expedite this plan which can lower down the variety of heavy items automobiles that enter the nationwide capital on a regular basis.
Union Highway Transport and Highways Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari had not too long ago mentioned that he would quickly maintain a gathering with the representatives from the Arvind Kejriwal authorities on this challenge.
“You all are aware and you also experience the ill effects from air pollution in Delhi and around. Now we have built two expressways around the national capital. Large godowns and warehouses can come along these expressways and there will be less need of trucks and other heavy goods vehicles to enter Delhi, which will reduce congestion and air pollution,” the minister had mentioned whereas inaugurating the primary clever transport system (ITS) on Eastern Peripheral Expressway.
The National Highways Logistics Management Ltd , an SPV of NHAI, has ready an in depth plan and has recognized all such warehouses that may be shifted to areas alongside the 2 peripheral expressways. “Since this issue is also linked to the revenue generation of the Delhi government, we propose that a large number of warehouses or logistics hubs can come up along the UER-II and the rest can be shifted along the peripheral expressways,” mentioned an official. The 75.7 km-long UER-II passes by means of the town which can join three NHs – Delhi-Jaipur, Delhi-Rohtak and Delhi-Chandigarh – and that is scheduled for completion by August 2023.
Sources mentioned whereas giant vehicles can ship items and consignments on the main warehouses or godowns and from there smaller non-polluting automobiles – each CNG and electrical – can carry the products to completely different elements of the town.