Karnal canal front to be developed as tourist attraction

Karnal canal front to be developed as tourist attraction

Tribune News Service

Karnal, September 26

On the second day of his visit in his constituency, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday reviewed various ongoing projects in the city.

Apart from visiting the canal front of Western Yamuna Canal, the CM also reviewed the progress of the widening of Karnal-Meerut highway. Khattar directed the officials to speed up the work to meet the deadlines.

He also inspected the work of the bridge on Western Yamuna Canal on Kaithal road which is being constructed at Rs 7 crore.

He launched pulse polio drive from PWD rest house and administered polio drop to infants. The CM also held a meeting with councillors at the residence of the former Senior Deputy Mayor Krishan Garg and took feedback about development works.

While reviewing the projects, the CM said that the city will have another tourist place in the form of canal front of Western Yamuna Canal between Kachwa road and Kaithal road. It will be developed at the cost of Rs 6.5 crore. “The 2-km-long canal front will have an amusement park, a cycle track, a walk way, a play area for children and other facilities for residents,” said the CM. Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav apprised the CM about the project and its deadline.

After reviewing it, the CM reached Meerut road where the widening work of the road is going on at a cost of Rs 105 crore.

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