Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal today launched ‘Vikas Geet’ CD composed by Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, at Gurugram. As many as 40 different schemes of the government have been chosen to compose this song in audio-visual form.Interacting with media persons, he said that the election manifesto included 176 topics of which 160 have been completed and work was under progress on the remaining.He said that this CD would be played during fuction of unveiling the statue of Deenbandhu Sir Chhotu Ram by the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi at Sampla in district Rohtak on October 9.Mr. Manohar Lal said that Detailed Project Report of metro in Gurugram would be ready by November 30, 2018. This is about Rs 1,700 crore project and its construction work would begin soon. He said that after formation of the present State Government, corruption has reduced considerably and the government is making concerted efforts to eliminate it completely. The first-ever educated panchayats had come up in Haryana and about 2,800 villages in the state are getting 24 hour power supply. The line losses in the state have been reduced by 13 per cent, he added.
Speaking about the development works undertaken in Gurugram, he said that City Bus Service was started in the district to facilitate people. This service has also been started in Karnal and soon it would be started in Faridabad. He said that underpasses were constructed to provide relief to people from traffic jams. The State Government constituted Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) thus fulfilling the 30 year old demand of the residents of the district. The GMDA has been undertaking development works worth Rs 1,100 crore.He said that Dwarka Expressway was being constructed by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and all hurdles related to its construction have been removed and work on this expressway would begin by Diwali, this year.The state government had initiated Bhavantar Bharpai Yojana to ensure fair price for farmers for their crops. Under this scheme, earlier only vegetables were covered but now bajra crop has also been included. The state government is procuring bajra at Minimum Support Price of Rs 1,950 per quintal.Others present on this occasion included Public Works (Building and Roads) Minister, Rao Narbir Singh, MLAs namely Mr. Tejpal Tanwar and Ms. Bimla Chaudhary, Chairman, Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation Limited, Mr. G.L. Sharma, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. Rajesh Khullar and other dignitaries.