In a bid to ensure planned development equipped with the state-of-the-art amenities to the public, a new township spread around 1700 acres of land will be set up in the Ludhiana, disclosed Mr Aman Arora while adding that 25000 flats for the people belonging to EWS would be constructed across Punjab.He was the chief guest on 2nd day of Jarkhar Sports Festival organised at Jarkhar village in Ludhiana.
Addressing the people during Jarkhar Sports Festival, the cabinet minister said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led state government is committed to ensure sports infra in the state and working resolutely to revive sports culture in Punjab. He said that nothing positive had been done to promote sports in the last 10-15 years by previous governments.
It was for the first time, state government has organised a mega sports gala Khedan Watan Punjab Diyan to promote sports culture in the state and with this the youths of the state got major platform to hone their sporting skills.
Around 3 lakh sportspersons from block to district levels participated in these games and prize money worth crores were transferred into the accounts of medal winners.He said that Chief Minister himself is a sports lover and has been making strenuous efforts for promotion of sports in the Punjab.
Further, sports infrastructure and facilities are also being ramped up in the Punjab.Later speaking to the media, Aman Arora said that Punjab government is committed to fulfil each and every promise made to the people of the state and taking pro-people initiatives.
The Cabinet Minister also lashed out at leaders of opposition parties for their baseless remarks on the opening of Aam Aadmi Clinics in the state.He also lauded the management committee of Jarkhar Sports Festival for holding the games for past several years and assured fulsome support to them.
He also said that the proposal of setting up astroturf in the stadium would be discussed with the Chief Minister.