The Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA) and the railway land development authority will soon begin the process of soil testing for developing areas near Dehradun railway station as a high-rise building zone.
Experts from IIT Roorkee visited Dehradun on Sunday to identify spots for conducting the soil testing.
Professor Satyendra Mittal from the civil engineering department of IIT Roorkee, in a meeting with the officials from MDDA, identified the spots for collecting the soil tests.
Once the experts from IIT submit their report, the construction work as per the master plan will be initiated.
Meanwhile, officials from MDDA said that works under railway station redevelopment projects are underway.
The project will help reduce traffic snarls in the areas close to the railways station and also include the revamping of the railway station. The project aims to provide new facilities to the commuters.