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Haryana to set up Gurugram Development Authority

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

The on Tuesday decided to set up a Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) for sustained and balanced growth of the area.

The state cabinet approved the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) Bill, 2017.

The authority will seek to answer the growing needs of the rapidly expanding urban agglomeration Gurugram, adjoining national capital New Delhi, a spokesman said here.

"It aims to develop a vision for the continued, sustained and balanced growth of Gurugram metropolitan area through quality of life and reasonable standard of living provided to the residents through generation of employment opportunities besides providing integrated and coordinated planning, infrastructure development and provision of urban amenities," the spokesman said.

Gurugram, earlier known as Gurgaon, has emerged as a hub for corporate and industrial activity, along with residential and commercial facilities.

The offices and industrial plants of multi-national companies (MNCs), international industrial brands and others are spread across Gurugram district.

Gurugram city and district have witnessed massive development in the past two decades.

--IANS

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