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Master Plan for mountain town near Jubbarhatti in 2 wks:HP Min

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A master plan for setting up a mountain town in Jubbarhatti near Shimla airport would be in place within two weeks and a special purpose vehicle will be set up within a month, minister Sudhir Sharma said.

This was decided at a meeting between Housing and Urban Development Authority (HIMUDA) and Cooperation Enterprise (SCE), the executing agency selected by here.

During the deliberations for execution of the proposed project of mountain town, it was decided to speed up its execution and the plan of the proposed town has been finalised.

Sharma, the state's urban development minister who presided over the meeting today, said a special purpose vehicle (SPV) will be formed for the purpose within a month which will constitute five board members, with one member from HIMUDA and four from SCE.

He said that the master plan will be finalised within two weeks and an agreement between and governments will be signed within this month.

The Himachal Pradesh proposes to set up a township near Shimla airport which is about 25 km away from the state capital headquarters.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 19:28 IST