Punjab

DC urges industrialists to adopt villages and ensure overall development

Punjab Tribune Bureau | April 26, 2022 02:13 PM

Asks them to call directly in case of any problem

 Nawanshahr: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa on Tuesday urged the industrialists of the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district to come forward and adopt villages for ensuring their sustainable development by spending Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds.

Presiding over a meeting with the industrialists at his office, the Deputy Commissioner said that the Punjab government is committed for all-around development of the rural areas and needs support of the industrialists to ensure sufficient contributions for boosting infrastructure in rural areas by adopting whole villages.

He said that there is a huge potential in the district as corporate houses can contribute large amounts for this cause under their CSR activities. He told them to give something back to society and the homeland they belong to. He also advised industrialists to work on the waste to energy framework especially on plastic waste. 


NPS Randhawa also instructed all the departments such as rural development, health, education, Women and Child development, Social Security and others to prepare a list of their urgent needs so that the district administration can ask the industrialists to spend their CSR funds to provide the required facilities.

NPS Randhawa assured them that all possible help would be provided to them by the district administration. He asked them to directly call him in case of any issue they face.


Prominent among present on the occasion included Additional Deputy Commissioner Jasbir Singh, GM Industries Arshjit Singh, representatives of Industrialists, Shiv Charan, HR Bhardwaj, PK Verma, Surjit Kumar, Gurbir Singh, Vivek Kumar, Jaswinder Singh and others.

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