Punjab Minister for Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Labour, Investment Promotion and Hospitality, Anmol Gagan Mann on Friday claimed that a Rs 100-crore project to supply canal water from Kajauli waterworks to Kharar had been approved by the state government and work on this would start soon.
The minister, who is MLA from Kharar, attended Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s flagship programme, ‘Sarkar Tuhade Dwar’, at Municipal Council office to redress the grievances of residents. She added that tenders for development works worth Rs 46 crore will be floated in the next few days.
She stated that the problems and issues of Kharar were not resolved in the previous governments due to which difficulties of the people increased. She said that she is committed to resolving each and every development-related problem of the city and will transform it into a clean and beautiful city.
She said that the mother child care hospital, recently started by the CM, has gradually improved the health facilities in the area. She said that one such hospital will be ready soon at Kurali too.
She said that the foundation stones for constructing a new bus stand in Kharar were laid many times in the previous regimes but it could not be completed. The new bus stand will now be constructed.
She also assured laying of a new sewage project to solve the problem of drainage water in Kharar city and said that this problem was spiked by the mushrooming of colonies in the city and non-installation of STPs.
“New tubewells and three new grids have been installed to solve the problem of water and power supply. Two new schools of eminence are also being set up so that children can get modern education. Apart from this, the work of the Ajj Sarovar is also underway,” she added.
The minister listened to the problems of the residents of the city and directed the officials on the spot to provide time-bound solutions. She asked them to establish a control room at the MC to redress the problems of the people so that people can lodge their complaints at that control room.
She said that she will take care of these complaints’ helpline herself. As for cleanliness of the city, she ordered proper arrangements for garbage collection. She said that any kind of corruption and negligence will not be tolerated in the development works.