Jalandhar, 29 July(STN): Punjab Local Government Minister Balkar Singh today inaugurated sewerage project to be completed at a cost of Rs 1.38 crore here. He said that the Punjab Government is committed to provide all necessary basic amenities to the residents of the state and these facilities would be ensured in every area.
Local Sewerage of Ramneek Avenue and Prem Nagar Extension-1, located at a distance of 2 km from Pathankot Road and Amritsar National Highway, was not connected to any main sewerage and fulfilling the long standing demand of the locality residents, The civic body minister said that apart from the sewerage project, necessary roads will also be constructed. He said that with the commencement of the 850 meter long sewerage system, a population of more than 10,000 in Ramnik Nagar, Prem Nagar Extension-1 and nearby areas would get major infrastructure facilities.
While laying the foundation stone, Cabinet Minister Balkar Singh interacted with the residents of the area and said that the sewerage project would be completed within the stipulated time and connected to the main sewerage system. He said that out of Rs 1.38 crore, Rs one crore will be spent on road construction work by PWD for sewerage work by Water Supply and Sewerage Board. He said that the Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is committed to provide basic amenities in every area of the state and necessary steps are being taken in this direction. He said that no area of the state would remain deprived of these facilities. Municipal Commissioner Abhijit Kaplish, officers of concerned departments and local residents were present on the occasion.
Caption: Punjab Local Government Minister Balkar Singh inaugurating sewerage connection works of Ramneek Avenue and Prem Nagar Extension.