Punjab Speaker Rana K. P. Singh on foundation stone laying spree at Kiratpur Sahib.
Trauma Center to be built at Kiratpur Sahib, Changer area will be spruced up, reiterates Rana KP Singh.
By Rajnish Sareen
Sri Anandpur Sahib, June 13, 2018: The Punjab Government has approved projects worth crores of rupees for ensuring overall development of Kiratpur Sahib, a historical and holy city, which has remained neglected since decades, said Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Rana KP Singh, after laying foundation stones various development works including water supply, sewerage, concrete streets, drains, lights etc.
Rana K.P Singh said that a number of pilgrims from all over the world visit the holy city of Kiratpur Sahib to pay obeisance. The State Government led by Capt. Amarinder Singh had been leaving no stone unturned to make this city beautiful.
Besides foundation stones for development works in the city, laying of sewerage work is going under the Railway track, by Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board.
He further said that in the coming days all the development works would be carried out in a phased manner in the entire city at the cost of crores of rupees.
He said that National Highway passes along two sides of this city. Keeping in view the long pending demand of the people the hospital of this city would be upgraded into a Trauma Centre and people will have access to all the facilities.
Speaking regarding Changer area, Rana K.P Singh said Captain Amarinder Singh had visited the area before elections and he was apprised of the main problem of scarcity of water in the area. After formation of government by Congress Party, Captain Amarinder Singh had approved scheme to provide canal water under lift irrigation scheme for Changer area at the cost of Rs. 60 crore.
With this the canal water would be supplied to the villages of Changer area. As a result, the problem of the drinking water and irrigation water would be solved. This area would also prosper.
He said that our government has waived the loans of the farmers, the loans of eligible and left out farmers would also be waived. Rana K.P Singh was also felicitated by city dwellers on this occasion.
Nagar Panchayat Kiratpur Sahib has started development works worth Rs. 2 crore in the city, under that foundation stones at four places of works worth Rs. 52.23 lakh has been laid by sitting MLA of the Constituency and the Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Rana K.P Singh. Concretizing parking at Baba Bhudhan Shah at the cost of Rs. 17.54 lakh, installing interlocking tiles at cremation ground at the cost of Rs. 8.86 lakh, fixing interlocking tiles near Gurudwara Bibangarh Sahib at cost of Rs. 12.58 lakh, installing interlocking tiles in the streets near Gurudwara Shish Mahal Sahib are also included under the development plan.
Besides ,a plan of development works costing Rs. 3.62 crore has been prepared and the tender for the same would be floated shortly.
It is worth mentioning that works of providing sewerage system, construction of M.P.S, S.T.P and roads in Kiratpur Sahib phase 1 at the cost of Rs. 773 lakh near Gurudwara Patalpuri Sahib across railway line is currently underway.
The prominent personalities present on the occasion include Rahul Kaushal, XEN, Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Raminder Singh Kahlon, DSP, Gurdarshan Singh, EO, Nagar Panchayat, Ranbir Singh Rana, SDO, Sandeep Kumar, JE, Ravinder Singh, Patwari, Amandeep Singh, SDO, Lovekash, JE, Pali Shah Kura, Sweety Kura, Rajinder Singh Rana, Harbans Lal, Mahinditi, Balbir Singh Bhiri, Vijay Bajaj, Taj Mohd. Pathan, Shingra Singh Bhaw, Palwinder Singh Bittu, Jugraj Singh Rana, Nazar Nindi, Som Dutt Joshi, Maghi Chaudhary, Ramanjot Ghauna, Adov. Vikram Thakur, Gurcharan Singh Channi, Jagtar Saini, Sher Din Shera, Manjeet Din, Devinder Saini, Amit Chawla, Amarpal Bains, Surinder Kumar, PSO, Krishan Kant Soni.