City to Spend 110 Billion Yuan on Public Projects
City officials are planning to spend around 110 billion yuan on 12 city projects in the coming years in their efforts to improve a resident well being. Around 1.4 billion yuan will be spent by 2020 to further improve supervision on food and drug safety. Another 31 billion will be spend by 2017 in the city’s fight to reduce air pollution. Furthermore the city is targeting sources of the PM 2.5 pollutants and reduce local PM2.5 levels to 30 micrograms per cubic meter.
10 billion yuan is allotted by 2020 in the hopes of attracting doctors, hospitals and clinics to Shenzhen, and facilities which includes a comprehensive medical center, a test center and medical detection center as well. 3.2 billion yuan will be used on culture and recreation projects by 2020 in constructing facilities which includes a new art gallery, the Pingshan New Area Culture and Art Center and the Bao’an District Central Library.
Furthermore the city plans to invest 30 billion yuan in the next few years to construct 80,000 government subsidized homes. In regards to education the city is aiming to build another 133,000 public school seats which includes 30,000 seats in senior high schools. Construction of elderly care facilities are also planned and to be sped up by an investment of 5 billion yuan by 2015. This will allow every sub-district to have one daytime care center for elderly citizens.
2 billion yuan will be spent in constructing and upgrading around 300 new parks that is scheduled to be completed by 2018 and 6.3 billion yuan by 2018 to further improve sewage collection and treatment.