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Sukhbir envisions Ludhiana as developed city in 2015

Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal on Friday envisioned that Ludhiana would be developed as the most clean and green city with upgraded infrastructure and basic amenities to the entire population of the state’s commercial capital.

punjab Updated: Oct 17, 2014 22:06 IST
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Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal on Friday envisioned that Ludhiana would be developed as the most clean and green city with upgraded infrastructure and basic amenities to the entire population of the state’s commercial capital.

Taking stock of the ongoing development projects, he asked the urban local bodies department and the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) to interlink the beautification and landscaping along with rehabilitation and maintenance of all roundabouts with the Swachh Bharat drive to achieve mission clean and green. It was informed in the meeting that 17 major roundabouts of the city were handed over to industrial houses for beautification, landscaping and their maintenance and the work on 13 roundabouts had been started.

The Ludhiana municipal corporation commissioner informed the deputy CM that Hero Group had adopted Rakh Bagh to make it world-class while some more green belts would be adopted by other industrial houses. He said the project would be completed at a cost of Rs 20 crore.

Sukhbir also directed the local bodies secretary to expedite the ongoing development works in all wards and complete them within the deadline of December 31 this year. It was informed in the meeting that the Ludhiana sewerage project was also in full swing with the completion of around 84% work and that the project would be completed by March next year.