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Chief Minister Holds High Level Meeting with Administrative Secretaries

  • 25 May 2023
  • 5 min read

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On 23 May 2023, 45 important projects worth more than Rs 100 crore of 11 major departments were reviewed in a high-level meeting with administrative secretaries in Chandigarh under the chairmanship of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal.

Key Points:

  • The Chief Minister directed all the officers to ensure the time-bound execution of the projects so that the common people could be benefited from these public welfare projects.
  • An ambitious Ranney Well project started by the state government to provide drinking water supply to 80 villages of the Firozpur Jhirka sub-division has been completed. It will be inaugurated soon by the Chief Minister. The cost of this project is about Rs 210 crore.
  • It was informed in the meeting that the work of improvement of the water supply system at Balkhi in Mahendragarh district at a cost of Rs 114 crore will also be completed by July.
  • Apart from this, a canal-based drinking water supply scheme to 35 villages in the Badhda assembly constituency and the improvement of the water supply system to 52 villages and 5 Dhanis of Nagina and Pingwan blocks in Nuh is also going on at a fast pace, which will be completed by the end of this year.
  • The Chief Minister directed the officials to conduct a scientific study of the areas from Faridabad to Hodal where Ranney Well-based projects have been built.
  • Apart from this, it should also be ensured that drinking water is not used for irrigation and illegal exploitation of drinking water supply systems should also be monitored.
  • Instructions have also been given to the police officers to keep strict monitoring so that there is no theft of water. Along with this, a regulatory system should be prepared for the proper management of water.
  • It was told in the meeting that the work of the apple, fruit and vegetable market being built in Pinjore at a cost of Rs 139 crore is in the final stage. Out of 52 shops, 39 have been allotted, and the process of allotment of the remaining shops is going on. Soon business will start in this market.
  • Apart from this, the foundation stone of the international market to be built in Ganaur will be laid by the Chief Minister in the month of June.
  • In the meeting, officials of the Medical Education and Research Department informed that the civil work of Pandit Neki Ram Sharma Medical College, being built at a cost of about Rs 536 crore in Bhiwani, has been completed. Admissions can be made in this college in the academic session 2024-25.
  • Apart from this, the work of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya University of Health Sciences being built at Kutel in Karnal is under process. It will have a facility of 730 beds. The department is ready to start OPD services here by the end of this year.
  • Along with this, the work of 6 Nursing Colleges being built across the state and Kalpana Chawla Medical College-Phase-2 in Karnal will also be completed within the stipulated time.
  • Before the meeting, the Chief Minister launched the Haryana Project Monitoring System Portal for monitoring projects costing more than Rs 100 crore being implemented by various departments across the state. Now the entire process from the preparation of DPR by the departments till the final approval will be done through this portal.
  • It was informed in the meeting that various infrastructure projects, including the road network, have been completed in Faridabad at a cost of Rs 325 crore, due to which the public is getting a lot of benefits.
  • In the meeting, Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal informed the Chief Minister that the committee formed under his chairmanship is continuously reviewing projects worth more than Rs 100 crore for the speedy implementation of pending big projects across the state. So far 6 review meetings have been held and as a result, 12 mega projects worth Rs 1900 crore have been completed so far. Presently work is going on on more than 90 projects of 14 departments.

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