CM gives nod to Rs 10 crore road widening,strengthening projects
The road infrastructure in Mohali,which was presently in dire straits,is in for major upgrade. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has cleared the widening and strengthening of main city roads at an estimated cost of Rs 10 crore.
While all the inner roads in the city,which were not repaired in the past four years ever since the present civic body came into power,will be re-laid with premix at an estimated cost of Rs 7 crore,the road dividing Sector 79-80 and road leading from Sector 66 to Sector 80 will be widened and strengthened at an estimated cost of Rs 2 crore. Besides,the road leading in front of the District Administrative Complex in Phase I will also be widened and strengthened. While the work orders for the repair of inner road infrastructure have already been issued,the same for the Sector 79-80 and Sector 66-80 roads will be issued within one month. These two main roads not only provide connectivity to the Knowledge City in Sector 81 but also lead to approach road to the upcoming international airport.
Disclosing this,here today,District Planning Committee Chairman NK Sharma,who also attended the meeting in which CM approved the major road projects,said Badal took stock of the main problems and demands of Mohali resident and reviewed the ongoing development projects in Mohali. CM gave clear cut instructions to the senior officials concerned to leave no stone unturned for developing Mohali on modern lines and first in this step should be improvement in its basic civic infrastructure, revealed Sharma.
He claimed that Badal desired that the ongoing development projects in Mohali should be completed in the stipulated timeframe and all such projects should take shape latest by the end of 2011.