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Smart city projects to develop holy city as religious tourist destination

ASHOK KAURA | June 23, 2022 05:44 PM

KAPURTHALA: : Deputy commissioner Kapurthala Mr. Vishesh Sarangal has asked the officials of concerned departments to ensure the completion of work under smart city project at sultanpur lodhi on war footing so that the holy city to be develop as a religious tourist station besides facilitating lakhs of pilgrims coming to the city to pay obeisance.

Today in a review meeting alongwith ADC Urban development Anupam Kler , SDM Randeep singh and other officials , Deputy commissioner asked them to personally monitor the progress of projects regarding STPs, Safe city , smart schools , 4 lanning of Dadwindi to sultanpur lodhi and Sultanpur lodhi to Mundi morh road , solar plants installations , preservation of Qila Sarai etc so that the work can be completed in given time frame.

Talking about the 4 laning of Dadwindi-Sultanpur Lodhi Road to be completed at a cost of Rs. 26.14 crore and sultanpur lodhi to Mundi morh 17.40 KM road with cost Rs. 74.11 crore , Deputy commissioner directed the PWD officials to give these projects a top priority as it would be a boon for lakhs of pilgrims visiting to the holy city.

Deputy commissioner also asked the PSPCL to remove the electricity poles for widening of roads before monsoon season.

Directing the officials of sewerage board , Deputy commissioner instructed them to speed up the STPs work besides putting penalties to the concerned companies for any delay in work. The work on New STP to be completed till march 2023.

Talking about the Integrated command control centre ( ICCC) under safe city project, Deputy commissioner has asked the PWD officials to complete the construction work in next 6 months .

It may be mentioned here that the bid has already been opened for this project, includes installation of CCTVs in the city which will be connected with the centralised control centre to keep an hawk eye from security point of view.

Under smart city Project the 4 smart schools to be established with cost of Rs. 14 crore which includes Government boy school, Government Girls school , Primary school district and boarding school at sultanpur lodhi city. XEN PWD informed that tender process has been completed and remaining work to be started soon.

Talking about the preservation of Qila Sarai , Deputy commissioner has asked the conservation department to speed up the work as Rs. 28 lakh has already been issued to the department.

Besides that he also reviewed the work on drinking water ATMs , elaborate of fire fighting arrangements and intelligent transport management system etc.

Prominent amongst present on the occasion included DPRO Subeg Singh , Executive Engineer Sewerage Board GP singh , Executive Engineer Pawan kumar , Deputy DEO Bikramjeet singh etc

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