Patna: Hafeez Contractor, one of India's best known architects, plans to develop a world city alongside the river Ganges in Patna - on the lines of Dubai - that will boast of eco-friendly buildings and water sports facilities, officials say.
"Contractor submitted his proposed plans to the state government during his visit on Tuesday," an official said referring to the proposed New Patna World City.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is reportedly impressed by Contractor's plans to develop a future city in Patna.
"After Contractor met him in this connection, Kumar has asked development commissioner AK Sinha and top officials of the urban development department to have a meeting with Contractor to discuss it," officials said....more
03:47 PM, Apr 26, 2012