Badal announces planned and holistic development of Waterlogged areas of Punjab.
May 23, 2016
Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal asserted that waterlogged areas of Malwa region would witness holistic development
with ultra modern amenities to be established in a well-planned manner.
Reiterating his resolve to develop these areas at par with developed towns , Mr. Badal said that as per the blueprint planned
in this regard, the Punjab Government would leave no stone unturned for the overall development of waterlogged areas. He announced that a new mechanism is also being introduced for implementation of government’s vision in these areas in letter and spirit.
Taking stock of the situation of waterlogged areas , Mr. Badal said that more than 250 waterlogged affected villages had to pay
special attention and they were taking revolutionary steps for exemplary development of these parts of the state.
Mr. Badal said that State had initiated development projects worth Rs 2200 crore in these villages with a view to providing potable
water , well- constructed streets , drainage system , roads , street lights , basic amenities as well as modern infrastructure. He said that the mechanism to be launched by Government would also ensure the quality and timely completion of projects.