With a view to ensure the active participation of the local residents in the development of Gurugram, Residents Advisory Council would be constituted, the government today said. The Council will advice on issues concerning infrastructure, traffic and urban environment plans and monitor the implementation, an official release said here. It was informed in a meeting of Gurugram Development Authority (GDA) presided over by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here. The Residents Advisory Council would have 9 to 11 members from Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs), civil society, industry, business and state government officers in Gurugram, the release said. It was informed that the GDA had held a wide range of consultations with various stakeholders and would submit its final Draft Bill for approval of the Khattar government before December 10. The GDA would undertake town level big projects of infrastructure development and also maintain proper coordination with other departments for their effective and timely execution. Officer on Special Duty (OSD), GDA, V Umashankar informed the CM that besides infrastructure, GDA through a consultative exercise with the Gurugram Police and the Municipal Corporation would also formulate a comprehensive traffic management plan. Creating the right urban environment and ease of doing business through coordination with the concerned organizations would be among the other focus areas of the GDA, the release said.
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