Chandigarh-Punjab Public Works and Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO on Monday mentioned that the Public Works Department (PWD) has been engaged on 206 authorities constructing tasks price Rs 2280 Crore within the present fiscal yr and out of those 53 tasks have been accomplished as of October 2023.
Giving element of those tasks, the PWD Minister mentioned that these 206 tasks embody the development of Government Buildings together with that of Judiciary, IKGPTU and of Higher Education, School Education, Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Medical Education and analysis, Revenue, Sports, Transport and Civil Aviation Department and so forth. “The department has also a target of Rs. 150 crore expenditure on Deposit and Judicial works during the fiscal year 2023-2024”, mentioned ETO whereas including that an expenditure of Rs. 43.60 Crore has been incurred thus far on these works.
Revealing additional, the PWD minister mentioned that the PWD had undertaken a complete of 196 tasks price Rs. 2700 crore concerning the development of presidency buildings of varied departments in FY 2022-23 and out of those 45 tasks have been accomplished as of March 2023, and remaining are beneath progress. “In addition to it, 255 Primary Health Centers have been upgraded to Aam Aadmi Clinics in FY 2022-23”, he added.
The minister mentioned that out of the goal of 17 faculties arrange by the division beneath Phase 1 to understand the Punjab authorities’s imaginative and prescient of enhancing college schooling, 15 faculties are nearing completion, and work on 25 extra faculties to be accomplished beneath Phase 3.
Harbhajan Singh ETO mentioned that the division has been following a good and clear bidding system whereas allocating all the event works, and the PWD officers have been additionally directed to make sure that all of the tasks needs to be accomplished in a time-bound method on the most economical prices adhering to the specs.
Reiterating the dedication of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on placing the state again on the upper trajectory of growth and prosperity, the PWD Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO mentioned that the division has been placing in tireless efforts to develop high quality infrastructure within the state.