Rahul, Amarinder lay foundation stone of playground at Uchi Bassi near Dasuya

Under SVC Phase-II, 159 villages to be transformed with Rs 20.62 crore

Rahul, Amarinder lay foundation stone of playground at Uchi Bassi near Dasuya

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu during a meet with the members.

Our Correspondent

Hoshiarpur, October 17

Under the ‘Smart Village Campaign’(SVC), Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh unveiled the foundation stone of a playground at Uchi Bassi village near Dasuya sub-division through video-conferencing. On this occasion, he gave a message to the panchayats across Punjab to carry out developmental work and give them the right direction by motivating the youth for sports, so that they don’t indulge in drugs. BDPO Gurpreet Singh and Sarpanch Sandeep Uttam thanked the CM for it.

At Hoshiarpur, Punjab Industries and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora, on Saturday rolled out the second phase of the campaign for various works in villages of district at a cost of Rs20.62 crore. Under it, the foundation stones of various development works in Bajwara, Shergarh, Adamwal and Ajjowal villages were laid.

“As many as 201 various developmental works would be accomplished in 159 villages of the district at a cost of Rs20.62 crore,” he said. Following the virtual inauguration of the second phase at the cost of Rs2774 crore by the CM, he personally went to said villages to initiate the second phase of campaign.

Under the Phase-II, the State incurs Rs1.06 crore on 15 different works in block Bhunga and Rs3.28 crore in Hajipur block. Likewise, funds to the tune of Rs1.42 Crore, Rs 2.71 crore, Rs 2.25 crore, Rs1.66 crore, Rs1.02 crore, Rs1.91 crore and Rs1.72 crore would be spent on different 16 works, respectively, in blocks of Talwara, Garhshankar, Mahilpur, Dasuya, Hoshiarpur-1, Tanda and Mukerian. Similarly, Rs 3.59 crore have been set aside for developmental works in block Hoshiarpur-2 for completion of different 31 works. On the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait, SSP Navjot Mahal, Additional Deputy Commissioner (D) Harbir Singh and DDPO Sarbjeet Singh Bains were present.


What’s in the store?

  • 201 various developmental works are to be accomplished in 159 villages of the district at a cost of Rs 20.62 crore under the SVC.
  • Under the Phase-II, the State incurs Rs1.06 crore on 15 different works in block Bhunga and Rs 3.28 crore in Hajipur block.

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