JAMMU, Oct 30: Former Dy. CM and MLA Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta today toured Gandhi Nagar Constituency and started laying of pipe line of Water Supply Schemes (WSS) at Channi and Govind Pura in Gandhi Nagar Constituency.
At Channi, Gupta along with MLC Vikram Randhawa started much awaited WSS and a dream project came true for the residents as after completion of work the people of Sector 6 will be supplied with the required water supply. This was the long pending demand of the area and this project is being executed by the P.H.E Department with an estimated cost of 17.5 lacs. Speaking on the occasion, Gupta said that Government is committed to provide all basic amenities like adequate drinking water, power, education, healthcare facilities and other civic facilities to the people of all the three regions of the State especially the areas where there is either shortage of water supply or where the pipes are damaged and also in the new colonies.
Gupta also started work of WSS at Govind Pura in Satwari area of his Constituency. The people were suffering due to short water supplies and with the newly taken up WSS residents would be provided with the required water supply. On the occasion Gupta said the directions have already been passed to the concerned for identification of habitations where there is shortage of water and also they were asked to prepare Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) where either the over head tanks or the bore wells are required and submit the same to the Government for accord of necessary arrangement of funds.
He said that it is the responsibility of the concerned officers and engineers to conduct field survey and project plans on priority. Referring to the developmental works under execution in Gandhi Nagar Constituency, Gupta said that the construction of various developmental projects are apace and on completion of these schemes it will change the socio-economic conditions of the people of the area. Kavinder Gupta was accompanied by Executive Engineer, PHE, J.P Singh, Vinay Gupta, Neena Gupta, Kulbir Charak, Rinku Gupta among others.
Later Gupta today visited Sheikh Nagar area in Gandhi Nagar Constituency and took stock of the developmental works besides people’s problems. Interacting with the people, Gupta said that development programmes have been launched in the Constituency with the aim to provide better amenities to the people.