Foundation stones of projects worth ₹29 crore for beautification of Anandpur Sahib laid
Whenever Congress came to power in Punjab, all-round development of Anandpur Sahib had taken place, said Rana KP Singh while laying foundation stonesUpdated: Jun 05, 2020 02:25 IST
Punjab assembly speaker Rana KP Singh and tourism minister Charanjit Singh Channi laid foundation stones of projects worth ₹29 crore for the beautification of the historic town on Thursday
Speaking on the occasion, Rana KP Singh stated whenever the Congress came to power in Punjab, all-round development of Anandpur Sahib had taken place as chief minister of Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh had always given top priority to the development of the town.
He said of the ₹29 crore, ₹6 crore would be spent on the carpeting of roads connecting Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib and Gurdwara Bhora Sahib and Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib, ₹4.5 crore on the carpeting of the road leading from Qila Anandgarh Sahib to Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib, ₹5 crore on the beautification of the Cheema Park, ₹4 crore on the beautification of surroundings of sub-divisional magistrate’ s (SDM) office near the Naina Devi Road and the civil hospital.
He said a tourist facilitation centre, a cafeteria and a parking lot, developed at a cost of ₹6 crore would be soon completed and dedicated to the tourists and pilgrims visiting the town. He a sum of ₹3.5 crore was being spent for expansion of the parking in Virasat-e-Khalsa.
Channi said all projects would be completed at the earliest.
He said a memorial to Bhai Jaitaji, being constructed at a cost of ₹20 crore in Anandpur Sahib, would soon be thrown open to the public soon. He added a modern technical education institution would be constructed at a cost of ₹12 crore in this constituency and its foundation stone would be laid next month.