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Punjab Govt approves Rs 100 cr for infra projects in Amritsar

Punjab Govt approves Rs 100 cr for infra projects in Amritsar

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, August 19

In a major boost to development activities in Amritsar, the state government on Thursday approved Rs 100 crore for the city.

Mayor Karamjit Singh Rintu today said the decision was taken during a high-level meeting held at Chandigarh in which he and Lok Sabha MP Gurjit Singh Aujla pushed ahead the agenda for an overall development of the city.

Rintu said they had a fruitful meeting with Capt Amarinder Singh’s Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar and senior authorities of the state government.

“We are happy that the city will see various development activities and people’s demand has been fulfilled,” said Rintu.

During the CM’s visit to Amritsar on the 75th Independence Day, the Mayor had taken up various issues related to public. “The CM had announced that they will release funds for the development of the city. The same has come true,” said Rintu.

Funds approved would be used for the construction and relaying of roads, repair of Guru Nank Bhawan, upkeep of various parks, developing green belts, repair of Golden Gate, laying of sewerage, streetlights, water supply, south-eastern project, development and coverage of drainage along the bypass from Gumtala to Ram Tirath Road, including projects in south constituency. “We are thankful to the Chief Minister for providing funds,” he said.

Development works to be undertaken

Funds wills be used for construction and relaying of roads, repair of Guru Nank Bhawan, upkeep of various parks, developing green belts, repair of Golden Gate, laying of sewerage, streetlights, water supply, south-eastern project, development and coverage of drainage along the bypass from Gumtala to Ram Tirath Road, including projects in south constituency


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