Haryana will soon have its first air-conditioned bus stand in Gurgaon. This would be one of the first such bus stands in the country, said director general, state transport, Arun Kumar on Friday.
Kumar said the concept and design of the ultra-modern bus stand had been finalised and funds for it earmarked.
Kumar said the bus stand would be constructed at an approximate cost of Rs 5 to 6 crores on an estimated area of 20,000 square feet in Sector 29. "It will be completed by 2014," he said.
The director general said the bus stand had been designed keeping in view the needs of Gurgaon and would have all key facilities such as ticket counters, a waiting hall, retiring rooms, office space, an ATM kiosk, cloak rooms, public convenience especially for the handicapped, eating joints, a bookstore, a post office, a medical room, a railway booking counter and a room for the lost and found.
Kumar said the proposed bus stand would become the hub of the city bus operations for Gurgaon and luxury bus operations of Haryana Roadways from Gurgaon.