Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said the state government would prepare a comprehensive plan to save crops from wild animals in the Kandi area.
Addressing a religious function after laying the foundation stone of primary health centre named after Maharaj Lal Das Brahma Nand Bhuri Wale at Jhandian Kalan village along with Swami Chetna Nand the head of Bhuri Wala sect, he said the Punjab government would provide barbed wires at subsidised rate to farmers for fencing their fields to save their crops from wild animals.
He said farmers in Kandi area were facing the problem of crop damage by wild animals, especially wild boars.
He announced to construct road from Tibba Taprian to Kahanpur Khuhi. He also announced that a bus service would be started in the area after the construction of roads in the area.
Sukhbir said in Rs 15 crore would be given to provide basic civic amenities in the area next year. He also announced a grant of Rs 5 lakh each for Bhuri Wala Trust and Gaushala.
Lauding the efforts of Bhuri Wale sect for providing education and health services in the backward area, Badal said the Punjab government would provide all kind of help to the sect.
Bhuriwale Education Trust chairman Minder Singh Baghi presented a demand charter to the deputy chief minister.
Member of Parliament (MP) Prem Singh Chandumajra and Punjab education minister Daljit Singh Cheema and Swami Chetna Nand also spoke on the occasion.