Affidavit by PWD, Mathura regarding concretization of the area surrounding the trees in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, 28/04/2023

Affidavit of Executive Engineer, Provincial Division, Public Works Department, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh in the matter of Vijay Kishor Goswami Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others, 28/04/2023.

The matter related to the work of concretization of the roads stated to have been carried out by the Public Works Department and the Uttar Pradesh Rural Engineering Services, Mathura. In Chaitanya Vihar and Ramanreti old roads are maintained with 15 cm cement concrete work which was done by the PWD in the old damaged surface.

No widening work has been done on the road and the area around the plantation has been kept earthen. Further, on Yamuna Parikrama Marg, after 2018 no interlocking work has been carried out on footpath while earthen footpath is developed by the Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad in place of interlocking tiles.

All efforts will be taken to ensure that no concretization takes place within the areas where any work is to be undertaken by the department in future in the city of Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, PWD, Mathura assured the court.