Punjab, Jan 19
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has announced a development grant to the tune of around Rs 208.40 crore rupees for funding various infrastructure works in rural and urban areas of several districts in Malwa region.
According to an official release, the infrastructure work would be carried out in Barnala, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ludhiana, Patiala, SAS Nagar (Mohali) and Rupnagar districts under the umbrella programme of Smart Village campaign and Urban Environment Improvement Plan.
The announcement came during pre-budget deliberations with Congress MLAs of Malwa-I comprising these districts.
Chief minister asked the MLAs to prioritise the development works within their assembly constituencies and submit the list of works to be undertaken to their concerned Deputy Commissioners by January 31, 2019.