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Kavinder inaugurates new block at MLA Hostel, other projects

Speaker Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today inaugurated newly constructed block here at MLA Hostel. Comprising 5 flats and a common hall, the block was executed by Estate Division Jammu at a cost of Rs 34 lakh. Later, Kavinder Gupta also inaugurated Sulabh Toilet complex at Last Morh Gandhi Nagar constructed by Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) involving a cost of Rs 8.16 lakh. Appreciating the efforts of Sulabh International, Kavinder Gupta said that this is one more step forward in fulfilling the Prime Minister’s vision for a ‘Swachh Bharat’. Interacting with locals, the Speaker highlighted the importance of clean and healthy surroundings and stressed upon them to take benefits of the centrally sponsored scheme. Among others present were SDM South Sonu Pargal, Joint Commissioner Municipality, Kushal Chand and Associate Member and Honorary Controller of Sulabh International, Anil Kumar Singh. Meanwhile, the Speaker also laid foundation stone for steel foot bridge at Greater Kailash and launched the work for drains at Greater Jammu. Delegations of local people also apprised the Speaker about the problems of their areas. They demanded improvement of power supply scenario, repair of roads, better drainage system and sanitation, installation of a water cooler and street lights in the area. The Speaker gave a patient hearing and assured the people that their genuine demands would be redressed at the earliest.