Friday, 27 February 2015
Plethora of projects for work and leisure - Lucknow
1. INT'L CRICKET STADIUM | Rs 360 cr
Much to the delight of cricket lovers, Lucknow will soon host international-level matches like IPL, with the coming up of a top-class international cricket stadium with a capacity of 50,000 spectators. The multipurpose sports complex near Shaheed Path will also be the first-of-its-kind 'Sports Rehabilitation Centre' for players who get injured during matches.
2. JP INT'L CENTRE | Rs 200 cr
Again giving sports a boost, the JP International Center (JPIC) will house a modern and world-class modular convention centre and Olympic-sized swimming pool. It will also have an indoor sports complex, a restaurant and a guest house in addition to an auditorium and two seminar halls. For bibliophiles and art lovers, a library and a museum are also proposed. Visitors can also relax in a gymnasium or a health centre while children can spend time in a pool for them. There will also be provision for volleyball, basketball, badminton, table-tennis, squash, snooker and billiards, etc.
3. NEW HIGH COURT BUILDING | Rs 200 cr
Lawyers will get better facilities as a new high court building comes up spread over a sprawling 40-acre plot in posh Gomtinagar Extension. Lawyer would have proper chambers, while drivers will have a sitting room. The five-storey building would have a three-tier underground parking facility with a capacity for 5,000 four-wheelers and 15,000 two-wheelers. Visitors to the court can stay in a guest house. There will be a club house, canteen, dispensary, as well as an independent computerized railway reservation centre. To be made a high security zone, the entire building would be covered by close-circuit cameras.
4. WORLD LEVEL 8-CYCLE TRACK VELODROME | Rs 168 cr
Be ready to become a part of eco-friendly culture with the coming up of a world-level 8-cycle track velodrome. Cycling is pollution-free. It improves health and is also a less expensive mode of transportation. Officials said only motivation for people to resort to it was needed. Developed nations have included cycling tracks in their road engineering and experienced a jam-free traffic movement.
5. SHAKUNTALA MISHRA UNIV | Rs 87 cr
The university which houses 50% differently able students has plans to have a central library. Students will get a new academic block and auditorium while professors will get permanent residences on campus. Law students will have a separate floor where classes will be held peacefully.
6. DIGITISATION OF FILES OF ALLAHABAD HC | Rs 65 cr
The Allahabad high court including the Lucknow bench has a number of pending cases and a lot of space is needed for storage and maintenance of files. Hence, digitization of files is necessary so that cases are sorted quickly. More court rooms will be constructed and more lawyers would be appointed to hear pending cases. A total of 50 crore pages will be digitized.
7. NEW ANNEXE BUILDING | Rs 100 CR
The coming up of a new annexe building of secretariat will give more space and better infrastructure facilities to the government officials. It is coming up near Darulshafa.
Source: TOI, 25th Feb 2015