Reiterating his commitment to provide cities like infrastructure in villages, Punjab Education & Sports Minister Pargat Singh today kick-started development projects worth Rs. 1.43 crore in village Sofi Pind, where he assured Panchatay of availability of sufficient funds to accomplish this task.Accompained by Panchayat members, the minister said that a mammoth exercise to revamp basic infrastructure in rural areas was already underway under which massive funds were being given to Panchayats. He laid foundation stone of road along with interlocking tiles at Rs. 31.24 lakh, construction of wall at Rs. 32.40 lakh, construction of lanes near bus stand sofi pind at Rs. 6.69 lakh, and new roads at Officer enclave at Rs. 70.04 lakh.Addressing the gathering at these villages, the minister said that the stage government has been according top priority to revamp existing infrastructure besides launching new projects so as to make villages one of the best examples of development.
He further directed the officials concerned to complete all these projects within stipulated time frame.Interacting with Panchayats members here, he assured them smooth flow of funds for development works into their respective villages. He further asked the Panchayats to personally monitor the pace of ongoing works and report if any delay they found. He catagorically asked officials to strictly adhere to quality of all the works besides ensuring timely completion.Meanwhile, the minister interacted with the people and listed to their problems where he issued on the spot directions to officials concerned to resolve them.During his visit to Sansarpur village, the Minister dedicated stadium after its renovation was completed at an expenditure of Rs. Seven lakh. He also announced new gym for village besides new six a side turf for hockey ground while directing officials of sport department to send him a proposal in this regard at the earliest.