On thanksgiving tour,Badal promises ‘fully developed’ Punjab in two years

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said that the state government would make concerted efforts to make Punjab a fully developed state in the next two years.

Written by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: April 6, 2012 12:54:07 am

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said that the state government would make concerted efforts to make Punjab a fully developed state in the next two years.

Bsadal said that in order to ensure integrated development of the state,he has directed the top officials of the various departments to conduct a village-level survey across the state to know about the needs of the people. Likewise,he said that the experts in the fields of education,vocational training,health,social sciences and agro-based industries would also help the government prepare a blueprint to carry out development programmes.

He was addressing a gathering on the first day of his thanksgiving tour of Lambi Assembly segment.

The CM said that after conducting the survey,the officers would submit a report with the state government,which would get the work executed within two years.

Badal added that based on the directions of Vice Chancellor of the Panjab University,R C Sobti,a team of experts have already began the work on this pilot project in Lambi villages.

Earlier,he expressed gratitude to the people for electing him and making him the CM for a record fifth term.

On a query regarding the problem of water logging faced by farmers across the state,Badal said officers of the rank of superintendent engineer (SE) have been deployed to chalk out a time-bound action plan to combat the menace.

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