Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project

Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project

The Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project is an initiative by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation to develop the Sabarmati riverfront in the city of Ahmedabad, India.

In May 1997, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation established the Sabarmati River Front Development Corporation Limited (SRFDCL) under Section 149 (3) of the Companies Act 1956. The SRFDCL was provided with seed capital of Rs. one crore and charged with the responsibility of developing the Sabarmati Riverfront.

Project details

Project is undertaken with a prime objective of environmental improvement and provision of housing for the poor who living in life threatening conditions along river bed. The project has beenplanned as a self-financing project. The revenues would be generated from the sale of proclaimed land. INRConvert|1200|c project includes Walkway development, Road development along River, Promenades, Garden, Construction of 4000 houses under slum rehabilitation, Amusement Park, Golf Course, Water Sports park and Construction of Kotarpur Weir.cite web|url=|title=Profile of the City Ahmedabad|coauthors=Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission|date=2006|work=Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Ahmedabad, Urban Development Authority and CEPT University, Ahmedabad|publisher=Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation|accessdate=2008-07-22]

External links

* [ Official website of SRFDCL]


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