Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu today informed that the famous Sarabha Nagar market, in a completely new look, would be dedicated for the residents before Diwali. Accompanied by senior MC officials, Mr Ashu today took a round of the market and issued necessary instructions to the officials.While providing information, Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu stated that the proposed project aligns with the overall goal for Smart City Ludhiana including the creation of better places for people in the city achieved by working on the objectives of landscaping of public open space to revitalise them as Urban public interactive & gathering place, improve quality of life by infrastructure upgradation, clean & safe environment and a provision of smart features and amenities/facilities for public.He said that for Sarabha Nagar market project included upgradation of design, supply and installation of all landscape works, including undergrounding of electrical services. He said that all the electricity cables in this market are now underground and it presents a modern look.
He said that landscape elements have been added, there is improvement of user comfort, upgradation of services and utilities, additional services such as fire service, ground water recharge for future utilities and regularisation of parking. He told that the existing parking space has been increased from its existing capacity as a large number of residents visit this market on daily basis. Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu assured that this market would be one of the best markets in the state.Later, accompanied by MC Councillors Mrs Mamta Ashu and Mr Baljinder Singh Bunty, he visited the under construction road in Model Gram area of the city. Upon finding that the contractor was re-carpeting the road in a poor manner, he immediately ordered that the road be uprooted and a new road while following proper quality parameters is constructed. He also ordered that strict action should be taken against the officials who failed to supervise the recarpeting of this road.Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu stated that the Capt Amarinder Singh led Punjab government is committed for providing best infrastructure to the residents.