Residents of Samatanagar at Airoli are finally glad that the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation is soon going to begin work on repairing the footpaths in the area. In the absence of proper footpaths, pedestrians faced a lot of trouble. For the tax paying citizens of Samatanagar, the conditions of footpaths in the area is always an issue that causes major inconvenience. Pedestrians and motorists find it difficult to walk or commute as not only do the roads reel under poor conditions, but often the streetlights do not function properly. This clubbed with the condition of footpaths have often ended up causing minor accidents where sometimes locals have even got injured. While civic conditions improved over the years, there still are issues that plague Samatanagar of Airoli. The top on the list right now, according to locals is bad footpaths. However, this problem of locals is likely to be addressed soon. The NMMC is going to begin work on playing paver blocks on the footpaths. A proposal in this regard was present before the last Standing Committee and was approved. The work of laying paver blocks has been awarded to Sai Baba Construction for Rs. 17 lacs 62 thousand 501. With the work likely to be executed in a period of three months, there will be relief for locals soon. With cameraperson Vivek Gaikwad, Monika Bhosale for NMTV News.