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Punjab tourism minister directs officals to complete all projects on time

PUNJAB NEW EXPRESS | July 10, 2020 09:13 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Mr. Charnajit Singh Channi has directed the officials of the department to complete all projects on time. The Principal Secretary Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Punjab Mr. Hussan Lal, IAS, along with Director, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Mrs. Kanwalpreet Kaur Brar held a review meeting here today with all the concerned officials to meet the deadline regarding completion of all the projects.

During the meeting the officials inspected the work of development of Medal Gallery & Coin Museum being developed at Mohindra Kothi, Patiala which is being done at an approximate cost of Rs. 8.95 Crores under ADB assisted IDIPT Project, Conservation of Ranbaas, Quila Mubarak at Patiala at acost of Rs. 7.50 Crore and the work of Conservation of Moti Mahal at QuilaMubarak, Patiala with an estimated cost of Rs. 9.00 Crore.

Principal Secretary Mr. Husan Lal came to know during the meeting that the labour deployed at site by the contractors is very less. He directed them to deploy more resources and labour at site and ensure completion of all the works by September end this year.

During the meeting the beautification works of Sher Shah Suri Chowk on Sirhind- Morinda Road, Road near Gurudwara Sri Jyoti Swaroop, Samadhi of Shaheed Udham Singh ji and Development of Tourist Infrastructure at Jahaj Haweli of DiwanTodar Mal, Dera Mir Mian Tomb & Sadna Kasai Tomb were also reviewed. These works were being done by the Punjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board (PHTPB) amounting to Rs. 14.20 Crore at Fatehgarh Sahib.

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