Public Works and Power Minister Mr. Harbhajan Singh along with MLA Dr. Charanjit Singh on Wednesday inaugurated railway under bridge.Giving details on the occasion, Mr. Harbhajan Singh said that there is immense demand from local population for putting the constructed RUB to use, as presently, lots of time is wasted due to closure of level crossing. As there will be no idling time for vehicles, there will be reduction in environmental pollution.
This bridge will provide a big relief to the residents of city and passengers from other areas who come to Morinda.He said that the project is being executed on a 50:50 cost sharing basis between Railway and Punjab Government at a cost of Rs. 22 crore. The work of construction of Service road is under advanced stages of completion.PWD Minister said that RUB box portion has been constructed by Railway and approach Road along with service road on both the sides of RUB has been constructed by Punjab PWD.
Mr. Harbhajan Singh said that the State PWD has substantially completed the RUB at Site. The construction of concrete approach Road has been completed in all respects and ready for movement of vehicular traffic. The balance work of construction of Service road is expected to be completed shortly.He said that the Chief Minister Punjab Mr. Bhagwant Singh Mann is fully committed to give Punjab a transparent system. He said that all our Ministers and MLAs would work under a transparent system so that people would not face any problem.
He also promised that all development works of City Morinda to be completed on priority basis and there is no shortage of funds for development projects.MLA Dr. Charanjit Singh said that this railway under bridge was a prolong demand of the constituency and general people suffered a lot due to negligence of previous governments. The Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann has taken strict actions to make Punjab corruption free and he assured that our government would soon restore the pristine glory of State.
Deputy Commissioner Dr. Preeti Yadav, S.D.M. Morinda S.E. Ramtesh Singh Bains, Chief Engineer Mr. Amardeep Singh, Xen. Mr. Jasvir Singh, Xen. Mr. Yuvraj Bindra Singh, S.D.O. Mr. Lakhwinder Singh, National Highway Mr. Manjit Singh and other senior officers were also present on the occasion.