Rs.116 crore approved for new Delhi High Court block

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi government on Wednesday sanctioned Rs.116 crore for the construction of a new block at the Delhi High Court.

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, an official statement said.

“The Delhi government’s share of the total estimated cost of the project of Rs.166 crore was fixed at 70 percent and the cabinet approved its share which amounts to Rs.116 crore,” the statement said.

The Building Maintenance and Construction Committee (BMCC) of the high court had proposed the construction of a new building on a 2.74 acre land at Bapa Nagar to meet the requirement of additional infrastructure.

The central government will provide Rs.49.90 crore as part of its 30 percent share, the statement added.

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