Special attention will be given to the poor and government’s development plan will majorly focus on environment to make Bhopal the most beautiful city in the world, said CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, during inauguration of six projects and review of three others in the state capital here on Monday. These projects are pegged at development cost of about Rs 240 crore.

Chouhan first inaugurated Bhopal smart city development project, Boulevard Street. It would be named as Atal Path, he said. CM said, the government plans to construct 52,000 houses for the urban poor. He also emphasised on the water supply network being laid to cater to city’s estimated population of year 2031. Reclamation of Bhanpur Khanti (waste dump yard) is an accomplishment for the city, he said. CM inaugurated the solar power plant at Upper Lake, Boulevard Street, Maholi Damkheda Sewage Treatment Plant and Garbage transfer station (JK Road, Shahpura and Idgah Hills). He also laid the foundation for water wall and fountain at Cable Stay Bridge, Karond Railway over bridge, flyover at Maida Mill.

Foundation laying ceremony for three projects was undertaken on Monday in the presence of ministers Gopal Bhargava, Vishwas Sarang, MLAs PC Sharma & MLA Krishna Gaur, divisional commissioner Kavindra Kiyawat etc. BMC commissioner KVS Chaudary and BSCDCL CEO Aditya Singh were also present.

Later Chouhan also reviewed construction of Bairagarh flyover, global skill park, coaching hub, adventure tourism destination, Bharat Mata campus, upgrading Shaurya memorial and construction of Krantivir Park. The review meet took place at Bhopal smart city office.

Chouhan was also informed about Bio-CNG capacity of 200 tonne per day being planned at Adampur Chhavani. In the review it was pointed that relaying work of 36 city roads has been given to PWD, BDA and CPA.