THE Haryana Government has set up a society ‘Swaran Jayanti Celebrations Authority of Haryana’, to conceptualise programmes as part of Golden Jubilee celebrations of the state. The society will have its registered office in Panchkula.
An official spokesman said the society would undertake conceptualisation, planning, designing, execution and development of various programmes relating to the Haryana Swaran Jayanti celebrations. The society will also encourage the private sector to take up various programmes during the Golden Jubilee year and contribute financially to the celebrations. It will also urge and support local bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions to take up various programmes during the year and involve mass participation in such programmes.
Several programmes will be organised for the promotion of the “brand image” of Haryana. The society will also implement policies, programmes and decisions taken by the state-level Swaran Jayanti Celebration Committee and would enter into contracts to take up various activities for organising the celebrations.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will be the president of the society and Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anil Vij, will be vice-president. The founding members will include Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu, Agriculture Minister O P Dhankar, among others.