Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Thursday said the execution work for the 75 MW Dhaulasidh hydro power project near Nadaun would be started soon .The project allotted to Satluj Jal vidyut Nigam (SJVN) would cost Rs 500 crore,he added. Addressing a public meeting at Bela Amtar in Hamirpur district after dedicating a Ambedkar Bhawan to the people of the area on Thursday,the chief minister said the survey for the Dhaulasidh project was conducted during the previous tenure of the BJP Government and the additional hydro power potential was identified between Pandoh and Nadaun.
Notice to Punjab on purchase of cycles
Chandigarh: THE Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued a notice to the Punjab government on a PIL seeking a probe into the purchase of bicycles worth over Rs 41 crore at a price much higher than the actual rate,causing a loss of around Rs 9 crore to the state exchequer.
Notices were also issued to Controller of Stores,Punjab,and Director General of Police (DGP),Punjab,on a PIL filed by one S C Aggarwal,a resident of Amritsar. The petitioner has sought directions to initiate an inquiry into the purchase made under the Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme.