Three months to foundation stones, development projects yet to start.
Ludhiana – It was on September 6 this year when local bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu along with local MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and MLAs laid foundation stones of several development projects However, three months have been passed but no development project was started The important projects were repair of Jagraon Bridge and Railway over Bridge (ROB) at Pakhowal Road.The work of both the projects was started but only in papers and not even a single brick was laid on ground, Interestingly, The Municipal Corporation (MC) Commissioner Jaskiran Singh has written a letter to MP Ravneet Singh Bittu funds for repair of Jagraon requesting him to pressurize Bridge. Earlier the Punjab government for release of funds for repair of Jagraon Bridge. Earlier the Punjab government has announced the release of funds but the funds didn’t reach the local authorities.Youth leader of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Gurkaran Singh Tinna said that if the government has no funds then why the foundation stones were laid. Apart from laying foundation stones, the Minister also announced several projects for city but all the projects were yet to see the light of day. The one side of Jagraon Bridge was closed after it develops cracks last year, Since then the important junction of the city was lying closed but the authorities have not released money for the repair work. At Pakhowal road, the foundation stone of Railway Over Bridge (ROB) was laid but design, source of money was not finalized even after laying the foundation. Now the officials were busy in paperwork for the project but the work is yet to be started.
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