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Punjab Govt to spend Rs 7.45 cr to improve water supply system in Jalandhar

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- March 01st 2023 02:56 PM
Punjab Govt to spend Rs 7.45 cr to improve water supply system in Jalandhar

Punjab Govt to spend Rs 7.45 cr to improve water supply system in Jalandhar

Chandigarh, February 28: Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is continuously striving to provide basic facilities, clean and pollution free environment to the people of the state. 

Reiterating this commitment, Local Government Minister Inderbir Singh Nijjar said that taking another step in this direction the Punjab government has decided to spend about Rs 7.45 crore to improve the water supply system besides providing clean environment in Jalandhar.


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Disclosing further details, Nijjar said that approximately Rs 2.12 cr. would be spent on operation, maintenance and electrical repair of 74 tubewells in zone-2 and 103 tubewells in Zone-3 of Jalandhar. 

Apart from this, approximately Rs.1.69 and Rs 1.80 crore would be spent on operation, maintenance and electrical repair of 118 tubewells in Zone-4 and 104 tubewells in Zone-6.

Minister further said that about Rs 1.84 Cr will be spent for the annual maintenance of water supply & sewer lines in various wards and hiring services on out sources basis to smoothly run the work of Municipal Corporation Jalandhar. 

The Minister said that the office process for these works has already been started by the local government department. He said that the Local Government Department has uploaded the e-tenders for these works on the Punjab Government website www.eproc.punjab.gov.in. If any kind of amendment would be required in these tenders the same information would be made available on this website.

He said that the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is committed to provide corruption free administration to the people of the state. Therefore, any official or employee caught committing corruption would not be spared.

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The Minister directed the officials to ensure quality and transparency in the work of the department.

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