Focus being laid on sustainable development: Sh. Kavinder Gupta
Continuing his daily interaction with people, Speaker J&K Assembly and MLA Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta visited Channi Himmat & Sainik Colony.
He visited various parks, inspected the blacktopping works of ERA & PWD(R&B), construction/remodelling of drains, installation of new transformers undertaken by PDD & IRCON and construction of OHT’s & new tubewells in the area.
During his visit, several delegations called upon him and came forward with many new ideas for streamlining the development activities in the area. The locals also expressed their gratitude for fast tracking the pace of development.
While speaking on the occasion, he said focus is being laid on sustainable development of state through full scale implementation of centrally and state sponsored schemes.
The major demands which came forward ranged from improving the power scenario, water supply, maintenance of parks and blacktopping of internal links roads of channi Himmat.
While informing the people, the Speaker said, Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (R-APDRP) have been expedited.
The Speaker also informed that 33/11 KVA receiving stations at Hakkal and Sainik Colony being constructed at the cost of Rs 206.15 Lakh each with a capacity of 1×10 MVA and these are going to improve the power scenario of the Gandhi Nagar Constituency.
Regarding the issue of water supply and blacktopping of internal links, he said the upgradation will be completed within the financial year 2017-18; as more tubewells are coming up to meet the water requirement of the area.
He also inspected HVDS system of Channi Himmat through which 25 KVA transformers are installed for feeding power to 2 to 3 households depending upon the load which is going to reduce power losses.
SDM South, Sonu Pargal, Prof. Virender Gupta, Baldev Singh, S.Sujan Singh, R.N Khajuria, R.C Sharma and N.K Zutshi were prominent among others who accompanied him.