Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa dedicates development projects worth Rs 152 crores to Jalandhar
Inaugurates various projects, makes key announcements to boost infrastructure’s development in Jalandhar
5 Dariya News
Jalandhar , 15 Aug 2020
In a major gift to the Jalandhar residence on 74th Independence day, Punjab Cooperation and Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today inaugurated projects worth Rs 152 crore approximately to Jalandhar for boosting the infrastructure’s development. Randhawa inaugurated six projects of water supply and sanitation in Gohawar, Gurka, Bhagwanpur, and Jalandhar West, Adampur and new sweeping machine, worth Rs 5.96 crore. He also formally unveiled the upgraded the ICU facility in Civil Hospital for the Covid patients which have come up at the cost Rs 25 Lakh approximately. The Cabinet Minister also announced a slew of development projects that costs Rs 145.44 crore include the construction of new 50-MLD STP and rehabilitation of existing 100-MLD STP in Pholriwal at Rs 68.59 crore, sewer scheme in villages Dhina, Sansarpur, Alaidinpur, Nangal Krar Khan, Khusropur, Rehmanpur, Sofi Pind, Khambra, Deep Nagar, Alipur at the cost of Rs 66.91 crore, widening of Nakodar-Malsian link road via Sihariwal to Shala Nagar worth Rs 2.5 crore and a new 66.KV power sub-station at the cost of Rs 7.44 crore.The Minister said despite the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder will fulfil its every promise to ensure comprehensive growth of the state and prosperity of its people. He said that no stone would be left unturned to usher in an era of unprecedented growth and development in every nook and corner of the state. He said that the Captain government was fully committed to fulfilling every promise made to people of Punjab. He said that these projects worth more than Rs 152 crore would give the much-needed impetus to the development of the city.The Minister further said no doubt Covid-19 had hit the government badly but there will be no dearth of funds for development in the state adding that the state government has already done adequate planning for the holistic development of the urban and rural areas of the state.He said that the development in the state would get a major push in the coming months.