Punjab

CM launches development work of Rs. 134.18 crore for Smart City Sultanpur Lodhi virtually

Sushant Bhardwaj | February 23, 2021 03:02 PM

Would strenthen infrastructure besides facilitating pilgrims at holy city

Artificial intelligence to be implemented for security of city

 Kapurthala: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has initiated development works worth Rs. 134.18 crore under " Smart city " project for holy city sultanpur lodhi which will provide a big push to strenthan the basic infrastructure and road connectivity to further facilitate the pilgrims across the globe. The Punjab Government would spent Rs. 271 crore under smart city project in sultanpur lodhi.

During a function held at District Administrative Complex here today, MLA S. Navtej Singh Cheema, Additional Deputy Commissioner General Rahul Chaba, district youth Congress president sanjeev khullar and other officials were present on the occasion of launching these projects online by the Chief Minister.

Under Smart City Project Kapurthala-Sultanpur Lodhi Via Fatudhinga Road to be made 4 lane at a cost of Rs. 77.1 crore, widening of Dadwindi - sultanpur lodhi road with Rs. 26.66 crore besides Construction of parks and open spaces along the banks of holy Kali Bein with Rs. 26.09 crore , construction of parks at Mori Mahula, Central Park and Jwala ji at a cost of Rs. 2.3 crore. Apart from that the fire control facility to be set up at sultanpur lodhi with latest technology at a cost of Rs. 2.03 crore.

It may be mentioned here that the sultanpur lodhi, despite its small population included under the smart city project on the special request of the Punjab Government to mark the 550th Parkash purab of Guru Nanak Dev ji.

Under this the city would witnessed artificial intelligence implementation for security concerns besides CCTVs and Integrated command and control centre.

Terming it a historic day for the pilgrims , MLA navtej singh cheema thanked the chief Minister Captain Amarinder singh and said that " with the celebration of 550th Parkash Purab this tiny city comes at the international tourist circut ".

It may be recalled that the Punjab Government had included the historic town in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji under the Smart City project.

In November 30 last year which the Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh laid the foundation stone of Rs. 40 crore projects which includes new administrative complex, smart schools, STPs etc.

Prominent amongst present on the occasion included SP vishaljeet singh, SDM Dr Charumita.

 
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