Sunday, April 8, 2012

Govt to Uplift of SC ST OBC

Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla today said that focused attention was being paid by the Government to uplift the socio-economic condition of the schedule caste, schedule tribe and other backward sections of the society in every corner of the State by providing all basic amenities to them in their respective colonies.

This was stated by the Minister while addressing a large gathering at Bathindi town. 

Regarding upgradation of Bathindi main road including entire links, Mr. Bhalla said that Government has earmarked Rs. 1.60 crore for this purpose, adding that the blacktopping and other allied works including renovation of surface and deep drains would be started soon after completing the tendering formalities. He said Government has approved Rs. 1.6 crore for construction of Doogian-Jagti road, Rs. 2.37 crore for Sunjwan-Bermeeni Road, adding that the projects are under progress on war-footing and would be completed within prescribed time frame. He said Government is committed to connect end corners of the Bathindi and Sunjwan areas with nearest headquarter by providing better road connectivity. 
The Minister asked the PDD to prepare estimates for installation of street lights in the main chowks of Bathindi and submit the same for funding.

For regularization of land under Roshni Act, the Minister said that instructions have been issued to Revenue officers to make survey and submit status of the land so that the demand of inhabitants could be redressed at the earliest. 

Mr. Bhalla said Government has approved a plan to construct a modern line playfield on the 35 kanals available land at Government Higher Secondary School Sunjwan, adding that the play ground would be developed for promotion of sports activities in the area with the facilities of pavilion, toilet block, gymnasium and changing room facilities. He said that instructions have been issued to the concerned department to prepare the detailed project report and submit the same for funding .

To deal with drinking water scarcity in Batala and Jallalabad, Mr. Bhalla informed that two overhead tanks with storage capacity of 1.5 lakh gallons are under progress, adding that after inauguration, the adequate drinking water facilities would be provided to the Bathnidi and Sunjwan in Winter.

Earlier, the Minister also laid foundation for modernization of Main Market Trikuta Nagar, for which he announced Rs. 18 lakh for fixation of paver tiles, blacktopping and installation of water cooler including ornamental lights. 

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