Karnal: Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, laid the foundation stone of new bus-stand at Karnal on Sunday. The city will soon have an ultra-modern bus-stand offering international level facilities and will be constructed at a cosst of Rs 300 crore in public-private partnership mode. Six bays in the first phase will be dedicated to people within one year.CM said that ultra-modern bus stand will be constructed on about 12 acres and 10 acres of land will be utilised for developing a modern Drivers Training Institute and a workshop will be set up on the remaining 10 acres of land.
Bus stand will have international level facilities like e-toilet, air-conditioned waiting rooms, modern shopping malls, fun and play zone, restaurant, food court, basement parking, cycle, taxi, auto stand etc.The offices at bus-stand will have modern facilities like ticket vending machine, digital time table, digital information and modern safety equipment. Chief Minister said that the process of linking all villages with broadband has already been started and so far such facilities have been provided in 2,500 villages.
Translating Prime Minister’s vision to provide houses to everyone by 2022, Haryana Government plans to provide houses to about two lakh people. He also stated that under Mhara Gaon-Jagmag Gaon scheme, electricity is being supplied for 12 to 15 hours to 1,000 villages through 250 feeders. Similar facility will be provided in other villages also so that people could get 24-hour power supply. Referring to the Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao campaign, he said that the sex ratio has increased to 900 from 837 due to the sincere efforts made by government with people’s support.
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