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1.72-crore development projects launched in Mohali

The minister said that soon, a modern, self-sustaining cattle pound will come up on 10 acres of land at Balongi
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Mohali
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 12:09 AM IST

Punjab health and family welfare minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Friday laid the foundation stone of development projects worth 1.72 crore in Mohali.

These projects aim at giving a complete facelift to the markets and parks of the region.

While the markets will be renovated with paver blocks, provision for rainwater discharge, installation of sun shades and ramps among others, a water sprinkler system will be installed in parks along with open gyms, the minister said.

A total of 1,000 health cards and 700 old-age pension sanction letters were also distributed. The minister said that soon, a modern, self-sustaining cattle pound will come up on 10 acres of land at Balongi.

The projects include upgrading of Phase 1 market at a cost of 22 lakh, Phase 2 market at a cost of 40 lakh, Phase 6 market and green belt with 45.1 lakh, installation of tubewell and sprinkler system in Phase-7 park with 20.55 lakh, laying of paver blocks in ward number 37 in Phase 9 at 13.2 lakh, development of Phase 9 park in ward number 24 at a cost of 10.15 lakh, providing and fixing of open gym equipment with platform for disabled people in with 9.48 lakh and upgrade/repair of entry points from Chandigarh to Phase 9 at an expenditure of 11.55 lakh.

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