Minister of State for Finance and Planning Ajay Nanda today inspected the pace of progress of ongoing works of lanes and drains here in holy town Katra.The Minister was accompanied by engineers and functionaries of municipality. The Minister visited to Ward No 2 and inspected the pace of construction work of a community hall. He asked the concerned to adhere to quality norms and complete the project in a time bound manner.Meanwhile, the Minister inspected the work of central drains and the quality of material being used for construction work in ward 13, and Ward No. 11. The people thanked him for initiating the construction of lanes pending since 35 years. He asked the concerned officers to complete all works before close of financial year.On the request of the local people, the Minister also announced Rs One lakh out of his CDF for more civic works and asked the department to prepare the detailed project report on priority. He also expressed satisfaction over the quality of development works nearing completion.While interacting with the locals, the Minister said that it is due to the people’s cooperation that the institutions of governance are being strengthened at grassroots level. He said every individual has prominent role to raise the concerns of the people at appropriate forums.He exhorted upon the people to come forward to reap the benefits of schemes especially meant to meet their aspirations.