Projects worth Rs1.07 crore inaugurated at Rurka Kalan

Projects worth Rs1.07 crore inaugurated at Rurka Kalan

Congress MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary visits Kisan Sikhlai Camp at Phillaur in Jalandhar on Saturday. Tribune Photo

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Jalandhar, September 11

Member of Parliament Santokh Singh Chaudhary and Phillaur Assembly constituency in-charge Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary inaugurated development projects worth Rs1.07 crore at Rurka Kalan village on Saturday.

The newly inaugurated works include an Anganwadi Centre built at the cost of Rs7.32 lakh, a park at Rs9.16 lakh, repair of a road and renovation of community centre complex carried out with Rs11.35 lakh, streets constructed with interlocking tiles and installation of sewer line with an amount of Rs64.60 lakh and Rs15.50 lakh RO system installed for providing safe drinking water.

Dedicating development projects to local residents, Santokh Chaudhary said due to efforts of the Assembly constituency in-charge Vikramjit Chaudhary, Phillaur was seeing development in both the urban and rural areas.

Former Punjab Youth Congress president Vikramjit Chaudhary thanked the Chief Minister for approving grants for Rurka Kalan village. He said since the Congress came to power in 2017, Rurka Kalan village had received Rs181.25 lakh as grants. So far, development works worth Rs134.98 lakh were completed in the village, he added.

Rurka Kalan block panchayat samiti chairperson Harjinder Kaur, Goraya market committee chairman Dara Singh Rai, Rurka Kalan BDPO Rakesh Kumar, Rurka Kalan block Congress president Rakesh Duggal, the Goraya SHO, Inspector Parminder Singh, Phillaur constituency Youth Congress president Naveen Sharma, Rurka Kalan Mahila Congress president Smriti Sallan, Rurka Kalan sarpanch Kulwinder Kaur, Gurmangal Soni, Chandan Tiwari, Pawan Kumar, Jagminder Singh, Gurwinder Singh, Inderjeet Singh, Jagjeewan Bhogal, Balbir Ghukkar and Chamkaur Singh were among those present on the occasion.

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