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Speaker launches development works

Speaker Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta today said that soon more than 100 water coolers will be installed in 24 municipal wards of Gandhi Nagar constituency. He said this while inaugurating new water coolers that have been installed by the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) in ward Nos. 55 and 56 in Gangyal at a cost of Rs 6 lakh. Speaking on the occasion, Kavinder Gupta said that installation of water coolers in public areas will help provide clean and cool drinking water to people giving them respite in stifling temperatures . “With these installations, we are focusing on areas that draw a large number of people like medical institutions, religious institutions, market places and other area that experience heavy foot traffic. We aim to position them such that maximum number of people can benefit from the facility”, the Speaker added. Later, the Speaker also launched development works for construction of lanes and drains in Gangyal area. The work is being executed by JMC at an estimated cost of 5 lakh. Speaker while addressing the residents assured them that all efforts will be made to provide them better amenities and said that many restoration, renovation and construction projects for the area are in pipeline and will soon be executed.