Bhalla launches Rs 29 lakh works in Trikuta Nagar

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Mar 8: Minister for Housing, Horticulture and Culture Raman Bhalla today asked  PHE, ERA, R&B, UEED and PDD to formulate a detailed project report  for the works of their respective departments to meet   the shortfall of basic amenities of the people.
This was stated by the Minister while interacting with the officers after laying foundation stone of development works including covering of nallah near Panj Mandir in Trikuta Nagar and construction of lanes and drains at Nanak Nagar Sector-6, to be completed at an estimated cost of Rs. 29 lakh.
Mr. Bhalla asked the UEED to complete the slab work over the nallah at Panj Mandir within stipulated time frame. He asked the officers to personally monitor the quality of construction work and the material being used, adding that  the Government was committed to build durable assets.
The Minister said Government is fully aware of people’s problems and is making all out efforts to fulfill their demand on priority. He said for this purpose Central Government has provided liberal funding under development sectors.
Responding to the demand of locals, Mr. Bhalla said the Government has earmarked Rs. 80 lakh for upgradation of lanes, drains, public facilities  besides installation of two water coolers and sprinkle system at Trikuta Nagar garden opposite Reserve Bank of India.
He further said Rs. 11 lakh have been sanctioned for development of Children Park at Trikuta Nagar, adding that the work on the project is under progress. He said that fun games and swings would be installed in the garden for the children, while there would also be walkways, provision for illumination, landscaping, benches and facility of irrigation. He asked the JMC to complete the works within two months to ensure early benefit to the Children of the locality.
Mr. Bhalla called upon the people to avoid littering inside the park and help in maintaining the place clean. He asked the JMC to gear   men and machinery to maintain and renovate all the recreational parks situated in city of temples.

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