Deputy CM initiates 3 development projects worth Rs 185.16 cr in SAS Nagar
Deputy chief minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal initiated work on three development projects worth Rs 185.16 crore in SAS Nagar on Monday.chandigarh Updated: Feb 18, 2014 10:13 IST
Deputy chief minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal initiated work on three development projects worth Rs 185.16 crore in SAS Nagar on Monday.
Badal laid the foundation stones of ultra modern auditorium worth Rs 55 crore here at Sector 62, residential school for meritorious students worth Rs 30 crore at Sector 70 and 200-meter wide road from Sectors 73/74 junction to Kharar national highway.
Badal said SAD-BJP government was going to set up one of its kind multi-utility auditorium at SAS Nagar. He added that this auditorium would provide great opportunities to budding talents, besides promoting cultural activities.
Deputy CM also announced that Punjab government was going to set up residential schools for meritorious students with an investment of Rs 180 crore in SAS Nagar, Bathinda, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar to provide them quality education.
Speaking to media persons, Sukhbir said, National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government would get clear majority in the coming Lok Sabha elections and the fortune of Congress party would be lost into the pages of history as the nation was fed up of anti-people policies.
When asked about whether chief minister Parkash Singh Badal would opt for a senior post if NDA comes to power, Badal said serving Punjab and its people was always first priority for the SAD patron and he would always prefer to stay in Punjab to fulfill his commitments.
Education minister Sikander Singh Maluka, chairperson of Punjab State Women Commission, Paramjit Kaur Landran, former union minister Balwant Singh Ramoowalia and chairperson of district planning committee, SAS Nagar, Amanjot Kaur Ramoowalia and chief administrator, Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) AK Sinha were also present on the occasion.
First Published: Feb 18, 2014 10:10 IST