North India Kaleidoscope Bureau
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal said on Sunday that the past importance and stature of Faridabad Industrial Town is being restored and work on different projects worth Rs. 700 crore would start from next month.
He was addressing a public meeting (Shankhnad rally) organised by Haryana Industries and Commerce Minister Vipul Goel at Faridabad.
Mr.Manohar Lal laid the foundation stone of modernisation and beautification of Raja Nahar Singh Cricket Stadium at a cost of Rs. 115 crore. He also announced Rs. 50 crore for development of Faridabad assembly constituency, Rs. 47 crore for multi-storey parking at Sector 12 and swimming pool at Sports Stadium and laying of a metro line between Faridabad and Gurugram.
He said that Faridabad was known as an industrial town, but the previous governments had neglected it. “My regime has made efforts to restore the old form of the town. As per the Development Plan Year 2031 of Faridabad, 143 sectors would be developed in this city. Efforts are being made to transform Faridabad at a rapid pace and in this direction, CCTV cameras would be installed at a cost of Rs.160 crore. All roads in the city are being repaired at a cost of Rs. 245 crore. The electricity wires are being laid underground at a cost of Rs.150 crore.
Apart from this, the Badkhal road would be widened at a cost of Rs. 42 crore. Similarly, a bridge is being constructed at Yamuna river in village Manjhawali for connectivity with Noida. After completion of this bridge, the distance to Noida would be only 15 minutes.
He disclosed that the Faridabad-Delhi Metro line has been extended from Mujesar to Ballabhgarh at a cost of Rs. 580 crore.
The Chief Minister said that under Ujjawala scheme, LPG connections have been provided to poor families and after January 25, 2019, there would be no family in the state without LPG connection.
Mr. Vipul Goel said that under the able leadership of Chief Minister, unprecedented development is being carried out in the state. Mr.Manohar Lal has formulated new industrial policy thanks to which Haryana has reached the third position from the 14th in terms of Ease of Doing Business.
Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister O.P. Dhankar, MLAs Mool Chand Sharma, Seema Trikha, Tek Chand Sharma and Nagender Bhadana also spoke.