Panchkula: Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday initiated the government’s innovative scheme to visit 50 neglected villages that have never been visited by any chief minister, minister or officer of the level of sub divisional magistrate (SDM).
e visited Nimbwala village in Kalka assembly constituency, adjoining the border of Himachal Pradesh, and laid the foundation stones of development projects involving an investment of Rs12.7crore.
Addressing the gathering, the chief minister said these three projects involves construction of bridge over Roon river on Badyal to Nimbwala road in Panchkula district at a cost of ₹8.23 crore, construction of passage from Samloha village to Jia in Morni costing Rs 3.6 crore and providing passage to Samloha Devi Mandir in Morni at a cost of Rs 87.84 lakh.
He said that efforts would be made for the development of this area in Shivalik Hills.
He also announced constructing a road from Dharampur Kalka to Kanguwala at a cost of Rs 4.22 crore, repair of road from Badisher to Thapli costing Rs 4.25 crore. He also announced to give ₹10 crore for developmental works of Kalka assembly constituency.
Out of this Rs 5.32 crore would be for Morni area and remaining funds would be spent for development of Kalka assembly villages.
He also announced to start a bus service between Naraingarh to Saraha. He said that a survey was also being conducted to construct dams in Shivalik area so that water could be utilised for irrigation and drinking purposes. Member of Parliament, Rattan Lal Kataria, also announced a grant of ₹50 lakh for development works for Kalka assembly constituency. He had already announced to give MPLAD grant worth Rs 1.25 crore for Panchkula.
Kalka Member Legislative Assembly, Latika Sharma, also addressed the gathering at the inauguration function.