Punjab

DC approves funds worth Rs 1.25 crore for multiple development works in 14 villages

Punjab Tribune Bureau | June 08, 2022 11:14 PM

Directs officials to meet the deadline of projects

 Jalandhar- To give major fillip to the development of rural belt, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori on Wednesday approved funds worth Rs 1.25 crore for multiple infrastructure projects in 14 villages of district.

The development works include construction of new Anganwari centres, water plant, laying of interlocking tiles, carpeting of new roads, drains and others would be carried out in mission mode.

Disclosing further details, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said that these projects would be initiated under PM-Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) and directed the officials of Panchayati raj to ensure these works get started and completed within the stipulated timeframe for the development of the villages.

He said that for construction of streets, funds worth Rs 10.33 lakh in Talwan, Rs 65.13 lakh in Randhawa Masanda, Rs 12.52 lakh in Uggi, Rs 10 lakh in Talwandi Butian, Rs 20 lakh in Daduwal village have been sanctioned. For new Anganwari centres, grants of Rs 9.48 lakh in Tehang, Rs 9.48 lakh in Chuharwali Rs 8.96 lakh in Garha, Rs 9.49 lakh in Partappura and Rs 9.48 lakh in Nagar have also been approved besides the funds for laying interlocking tiles including Rs 20 lakh in Lesriwal, Rs 11.44 lakh in Beas, Rs 5 lakh in Ramgrah, water plant in Ramgrah of Rs 2.5 lakh, funds worth Rs 9.65 for drains in Talhan villages have been approved.

Thori directed the officers to adhere to the timelines for the completion of ongoing projects under the scheme. He said that these funds would give a push to development of rural areas in the district and would facilitate the people.

Deputy Commissioner said that there must be an elaborate mechanism for the efficient execution and timely completion of the development projects.

He said that execution of the works would be monitored personally to ensure use of quality material during the construction.

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