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The new inter-state bus terminal (ISBT) would be built on 15 acres off the Dwarka Expressway, according to the state government. The site in Sihi village is close to a projected RRTS station as well as Global City and the heliport.
Tenders were likely to be floated soon, according to officials. Rao Inderjeet Singh, a union minister and Gurgaon MP, claimed that he had learned that 15 acres had been set aside for the ISBT project and that bids would be released soon.
Following a meeting on development initiatives in Gurgaon, Rewari, and Nuh, he declared, the old bus stand in the city is in a poor condition and needs to be demolished at the earliest.
Gurgaon’s need for a new ISBT has long been under discussion. Once completed, it will provide commuters with much-needed relief as the nearby Mahavir Chowk bus stop in the old city is now housed in an outdated structure.
There is no place for travellers to wait, and bus traffic frequently causes backups. The development of an ISBT would require 15 acres close to the Dwarka Expressway, according to a proposal made to the government by the Haryana Roadways in 2021.
For public utility, the state’s industrial development company holds about 100 acres. Out of that, 15 acres were set aside for the ISBT. Officials concurred that the city needed a new bus stop badly.
The staff doesn’t have enough space in the administrative building at the old terminal. Bus traffic also frequently causes snarls in this area. There is a need for a larger and more advanced ISBT because the district’s population is growing, an official stated.
The current bus stop was built in 1958 in a location that was mostly empty. The former terminal building was subjected to a safety examination by the PWD in 2015, and it was discovered to be structurally hazardous.
Three years later, the state government unveiled plans for a public-private collaboration to build a new bus stop. The roads had originally proposed building the new bus stop on a land at Rajiv Chowk, but the plan never materialised.
As it is close to the Dwarka Expressway, SPR, the proposed Global City, a heliport, and a station on the Delhi-Gurgaon-S NB-Alwar RRTS corridor, officials claimed the new location in Sihi village is more practical.