MC explains reasons for pending projects to Badal’s technical advisor

The officials of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation,on Wednesday,had to give detailed explanations on all pending city projects to V K Bhat,Technical Advisor to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on local bodies.

Written by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: April 25, 2013 12:52 am

The officials of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation,on Wednesday,had to give detailed explanations on all pending city projects to V K Bhat,Technical Advisor to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on local bodies.

The meeting which started at 11 am ended in late evening at Zone D office of the civic body. Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria,MC commissioner Rakesh Kumar Verma and zonal commissioners of all four zones discussed pending projects and reason for their delay with Bhat.

Kamlesh Bansal,zonal commissioner (Zone A) said: “The major thrust of the meeting was on 24×7 water supply and sewerage connectivity.” Bhatt later went to the Bhattiyan Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) and was appraisedof its operations.

Bhat also asked for details of the proposed metro project,pending auction of shops in underpaths and multi-level parking lot construction proposed for Feroze gandhi market from MC officials.

The projects of Lakkar bridge,cleaning of buddha nullah,indoor stadium,tubewells and other works lying pending for the past 15 years were also discussed.

Sources present at the meeting said MC officials “did not hesitate in making Bhat aware of the Municipal Corporation’s financial positionand asked for funds wherever required”.

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