Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


CHANDIGARH: Punjab Public Works Minister Mr. Harbhajan Singh ETO on Tuesday mentioned that throughout the monetary yr 2023-24, development works of 2121 km lengthy roads have been accomplished to this point, and a complete saving of 21 p.c has been achieved because of the clear bidding course of adopted for these works.

Chairing the evaluation assembly of the Public Works Department on the Punjab Civil Secretariat-2 right here within the wake of resuming the highway development works from February 15 which have been stopped on account of winter and fog season, Mr. Harbhajan Singh ETO appreciated the efficiency of the officers of the division. He additionally expressed confidence that every one the remaining highway works can even be accomplished as per the goal by March 31 after reviewing the technique being adopted by the division to finish the remaining 1954 km of highway works as per the goal mounted for this monetary yr.

During the assembly, Secretary PWD Mr. Priyank Bharti apprised the Minister intimately in regards to the technique of the division to realize the targets set for the present monetary yr 2023-24. The Secretary mentioned that the 2121 km of roads have been constructed to this point at a value of Rs. 1089 crores, and Rs 1066 crore might be spent on the remaining 1954 km of roads on this monetary yr. He mentioned that the division has efficiently saved Rs 263 crores which is 21 p.c, by adopting a clear bidding course of for these works.

Congratulating the Public Works Department for its success, Mr. Harbhajan Singh ETO mentioned that within the monetary yr 2022-23, 4292 km of roads have been constructed at a value of Rs.1432 crore, and within the monetary yr 2023-24, a goal of 4075 km of roads was set at a value of Rs.2155 crore, which might be achieved efficiently by the division. He mentioned that given these achievements of the division, a goal of developing 2270 km of roads at a value of Rs 2089 crore is being set for the monetary yr 2024-25.

The PWD Minister mentioned that the Chief Minister Mr. Bhagwant Singh Maan led Punjab authorities will not be solely dedicated to creating the very best fundamental infrastructure within the state however the folks’s cash can be being spent actually by way of a clear course of. Meanwhile, congratulating the just lately promoted officers of the Public Works Department, he mentioned that whereas well timed promotion is being ensured within the division, carelessness or dishonesty in work by any officer or worker will not be tolerated.

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