Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


Amritsar- Stating that unlawful mining won’t be tolerated underneath any circumstances, Punjab Water Resources, Mining & Geology, and Soil and Water Conservation Minister S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra on Tuesday categorically stated that stern motion might be initiated towards the officers concerned in unlawful mining and people usually are not accumulating royalties.

During a marathon assembly with MLAs from Majha and officers from the water assets, mining & geology, and soil & water conservation departments in Amritsar, the Cabinet Minister stated that royalties of soil getting used for main initiatives needs to be ensured to be deposited within the authorities treasury.

He highlighted that regardless of the development of a whole lot of kilometers of nationwide highways within the state, their precise royalties haven’t been collected and requested officers for vigilance and correct consideration to those initiatives.

In a agency tone, he warned of departmental motion towards any officer exhibiting negligence in addressing points associated to unlawful mining and royalty.

While reviewing the availability of canal water to fields over the past Kharif season, S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra stated that Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann led authorities is dedicatedly working in direction of preserving groundwater for future generations.He emphasised that using canal water is essential for this endeavour and insisted that no laxity might be tolerated in addressing this subject.

Jauramajra identified that earlier governments had constantly ignored this important subject, leading to close to destruction of the whole canal water infrastructure.

Assuring corrective measures, he introduced that the upcoming Kharif season would witness the restoration of the canal water system, making certain its availability to story finish and each subject.

The Cabinet Minister additionally instructed that throughout the low season when water flows into the canals, warning have to be exercised as extra water will be detrimental to crops.

He asserted that impeccable plans needs to be devised to make the most of the water for recharging groundwater.

He ordered that division officers ought to promptly deal with pending duties and, for these past their jurisdiction, preserve constant communication with greater officers to make sure well timed canal water distribution to each subject.

Regarding canal and drain cleansing, the Cabinet Minister stated that the federal government has acquired ten giant machines for the duty.

He stated that if the necessity arises, extra equipment might be bought to finish the work. He stated that earlier the governments used to get this work carried out by outsourcing however now by buying the machines, 60 p.c of the fee has been saved whereas amplifying the effectivity of the work.

On this event, MLA Mr. Sherry Kalsi, MLA S. Jasbir Singh Sandhu, Chairman Mr. Raman Bahl, Mr. Jagrup Singh Sekhwan, Mr. Sukhjinderraj Singh Lali Majithia, Chairman Mr. Baldev Singh, Chairman Ranjit Singh Cheema, Chairman S. Balbir Singh Pannu, Mr. Samsher Singh Dinanagar, Mr. Gurdeep Singh Randhawa and different senior leaders participated within the assembly and shared the problems of their respective areas with the Cabinet Minister.

Meanwhile, all of the MLAs and leaders commend the proactive initiative taken by the Cabinet Minister in addressing essential departments, marking a big milestone after a very long time. They expressed their wholehearted help.

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