The Fact News Service
Ludhiana, December 12
Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is working hard day by day to provide basic facilities and pollution free/clean environment to the residents of the state. Under these series, Punjab Government is conducting development works across the State.
In a press statement, Local Government Minister Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar said that taking another step forward in this direction, the Punjab government has decided to spend about Rs 42.37 crores on development works for the beautification of Ludhiana. Department has already been started process for these works.
Giving more details, Local Government Minister Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar said that about Rs 27.67 crore will be spent for supply, installation, testing and commissioning of portable compactors for secondary storage and hook loaders for transportation of municipal solid waste, operation and maintenance work will also be included. Apart from this, about Rs 2.30 crores will be spent for the construction of footpath and boundary wall along Sidhwan canal from Gurdwara Guru Arjan Dev ji to Lohara Bridge.
The Minister said that apart from this, about Rs 7.75 crore will be spent for relaying the global category athletic track at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana. Along with this work will also be done to provide and fixing 60 mm tiles from Eastman Chowk to Kanganwal village (both sides) at a cost of Rs.1.76 crores.
He said that in the same way about Rs 1.42 Crores will be spent for the construction of RCC road from Basant Park to Street no. 23 on Jaimal Singh Road of Ludhiana and about Rs 11.65 lakh will be spent for the construction of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Ji Gate in Ward No.2.
He said that apart from this, about Rs 1.37 Crores will be spent for other Miscellaneous works.
The Minister further said that the aim of the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is to provide corruption free administration to the people of the state, if any officer or employee is caught committing corruption then he will not be spared.
The Minister has directed the officers of the department to ensure transparency and quality in the work of the department.