Manohar Lal laid the foundation stone of several projects worth Rs. 32 Cr. and launched a campaign, ‘Paudhagiri’
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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal today laid the foundation stone of several projects worth Rs. 32 crore in Karnal and launched a novel campaign, ‘Paudhagiri’, aimed at environment conservation with the active participation of school students.
The Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of five development works from the new grain market complex at Karnal. A sum of Rs. 32 crore would be spent on construction of these projects. He said that equal development was being ensured all over the state and no laxity would be tolerated in carrying out unbiased development of the state.
The Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of road from village Nidana to Shamgarh in Nilokheri constituency which would be constructed at a sum of Rs. 2.2 crore. Another foundation stone was laid for road from village Jamba to Aibla Jageer, which would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 1.14 crore. He also laid the foundation stone of a shopping complex in the premises of the municipal committee Indri to be constructed at a cost of Rs 1.46 crore and also for a municipal committee office at Indri at a cost of Rs. 1.26 crore.
The Chief Minister also launched the Integrated Power Development Scheme of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam from grain market. Under this scheme an amount of Rs. 25 crore would be spent on construction of new 11 KV lines and strengthening of already existing 11 KV lines in the various parts of district. In addition new LT lines would be constructed and existing LT lines would be augmented and overloaded lines would be replaced with XLPE cables, besides, installation of new transformers and strengthening and augmentation of overloaded transformers and replacing the old and electromechanical meters. This work would be done by J. B. Electrical Panchkula. It would benefit over one lakh consumers of the area.
Paudhagiri program would be implemented through school students from class 6th to 12th. Under this campaign 20 lakh saplings would be planted in the State that would make the State clean and green. An incentive of Rs. 50 every six months would be given to the students for three years for ensuring survival of these plants.
MLA, Gharaunda Mr Harvinder Kalyan , MLA Nilokheri, Bhagwan Das and OSD to CM, Amrender Singh were present on this occasion.