Administration is committed towards the holistic development of rural areas: ADC
Jalandhar, August 13, 2020: Moving towards its commitment to providing cities like infrastructure to the rural areas, state government has incurred a sum of Rs. 2.25 crore to upgrade road infrastructure in the 38 villages of Adampur development block.
The amount was spent on the construction of the streets using interlocked concrete tiles under Mahatma Gandhi-National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MG-NREGA) and convergence from other schemes.
Divulging the details, the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC-Development) Mr Vishesh Sarangal said Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh was committed for transforming the face of rural areas and foremost priority was given on the improving the condition of the roads.
He said more than 73 streets were developed through interlocked concrete tiles in 38 villages falling in Adampur at the cost of Rs 2.25 crore.
Additional Deputy Commissioner said that the clear directions were issued to officers to perform their duty efficiently and complete the work within the stipulated time so that people could be facilitated in a huge manner.
He said that the administration had also prepared a comprehensive plan for giving impetus to the all-round development of the villages in all blocks of the district.
He told an elaborate mechanism was devised for the smooth and efficient execution of the development projects.
Likewise, ADC Development also said that due focus was also being laid on providing employment opportunities and livelihood support to the poorest people by offering jobs to them under Mahatma Gandhi-National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.