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Balbir Sidhu lays foundation stone of development works of 13 crore as Diwali gift to industrial sectors of Mohali
No shortage of fund for development of infrastructure in industrial area: Balbir Sidhu
Grant of Rs. 5 lakhs given to Mohali Industries Association
Mohali, October 13, 2021:
Former Health Minister and Mohali MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu on Wednesday gave a huge relief to the industrial sector of Mohali by giving crores of rupees for development works as a Diwali gift. He laid the foundation stone of various development works worth Rs. 13 crore at Mohali Industries Association Bhawan. Municipal Corporation Mayor Amarjit Singh Jeeti Sidhu, Senior Deputy Mayor Amrik Singh Somal and Deputy Mayor Kuljit Singh Bedi were specially present on the occasion. MLA Sidhu MLA also gave a grant of Rs. 5 lakh to Mohali Industries Association.
Speaking on the occasion, Balbir Singh Sidhu said that the industrial sector has always been neglected and especially the area of Phase 8B and Sector 74 was not under the jurisdiction of the Municipal Corporation. No development work has been done here which has left the area lagging behind in terms of development.
He said that the industrial sector of Mohali and industrialists were like his family and the people of this region have always supported him immensely and also paid the highest revenue to the government and especially the Municipal Corporation of Mohali. He said that this was the reason why after the formation of Municipal Corporation of the Congress party in Mohali, he first asked Mayor Jeeti Sidhu to pass a resolution to take over the area under MC limits. He said that an amount of Rs.2.5 crore has been given to the Municipal Corporation from PSIEC and more amount would be given to the Municipal Corporation from this department.
Former Health Minister and MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu said that the works to be carried out in these areas include Industrial Area Phase 9, Phase 7, Phase 1 to Phase 8, Phase 8A, Phase 8B mainly park works, children related special park works, Curve Channels, Road gullies, Footpaths, Paver Blocks, BC on Roads, Premix Laying Works, Phase 7 Industrial Area Corporation Staff Houses Renovation and Repair, service road from Bawa White House to railway station, Tubewell installation and maintenance work in various areas, Maintenance of dumping ground in industrial area, Sewerage line repair work, Street lights work, Efficient supply of drinking water etc.
On this occasion the Mayor of Mohali Municipal Corporation Jeeti Sidhu specially thanked Balbir Singh Sidhu, MLA and former Health Minister and said that the former Health Minister has provided crores of rupees to Mohali Municipal Corporation from various departments and funds for development works. He said that the industrial sector of Mohali was being given top priority by the Mohali Municipal Corporation and more development works would be carried out if required for which there would be no shortage of funds.
The President of Mohali Industries Association Mr. Anurag Aggarwal welcomed the Health Minister and MLA Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu on his arrival at Mohali Industries Association Bhawan. He also thanked MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu on behalf of all the industrialists for giving a grant of Rs. 5 lakh to the association.
Among others present on the occasion were Mohali Municipal Commissioner Kamal Garg, Joint Commissioner Harjit Singh Dhillon, SE Sanjay Kanwar, Mohali Industries Association Vice President Jagdeep Singh, General Secretary Rajiv Gupta, Finance Secretary IS Chhabra, Joint Finance Secretary Kewal Singh Sandhu and Dilpreet Singh Boparai, Joint Secretary Iqbal Singh and Kamal Kumar Dhupar along with a large number of industrialists and Mohali Municipal Corporation officials were present.