6 Lane Flyover built with 100 crore below budget, Kejriwal's tweet gone viral

6 Lane Flyover built with 100 crore below budget, Kejriwal

Submitted by Subeditor on Tue, 2015-11-10 18:52 New Delhi, Nov 10: The1.6 kilometre long 6 lane flyover connecting Azdpur and Shalimar Bagh in Northern Delhi was to be built at an estimated budget of 247 crore. But when it was opened for the public, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal surprised the whole nation by excolsing that the government could complete the construction with an expenditure of only 142 crore. Soon after the inauguration of the flyover, Kejriwal tweeted, “Inaugurated an elevated road made by Del PWD today. Sanctiond cost-Rs 247 crores. Completed at actual cost- Rs 142 crores. Unbelievable naa?” The tweet has got shared among many within seconds and much applause was showered on the Chief Minister. “I don't remember when a 250 crore project was completed in 150 crores. I have seen a 250 crore project go up to 500 crores or 1000 crores. It is a miracle." Kejrival added.