New Chandigarh
In its quest to build a state of the art and hi-tech city at Mullanpur in Mohali, which has been named as New Chandigarh, the Punjab government is currently preparing a master plan and the same would be ready in the next couple of months, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said adding that the new city would be developed and equipped with top class infrastructure and ultra modern facilities matching global standards. The medi-city and edu-city to be developed in the vicinity of Mullanpur would have world class hospitals and universities with spacious campus. The road grid of the Mullanpur city would be in total synchronization with master plan and the road network planned keeping in view the pressure of development for next 50 years. Referring to the transit plan for the upcoming project, the plan for New Chandigarh would be finalized focusing on well planned sect oral grid and road widening from 100 ft to 200 ft. About 2,200 acres of land for the town's expansion has already been acquired.