Chandigarh, Aug 13 – Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, today inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of 14 different projects in district Palwal, costing about Rs 98.09 crore. 

He inaugurated four projects to the tune of about Rs 40.76 crore, including GNM Training School and Nurses Hostel in Civil Hospital Palwal established at a cost of Rs nine crore, SC-ST Wing at Government Industrial Training Institute at Rs 3.50 crore, Government College for Women at Hathin at about Rs 12.72 crore, and Government Polytechnic at Mandkola built at a cost of about Rs 15.54 crore.

He also laid the foundation stones of ten projects to be completed at a cost of about Rs 57.32 crore. These included augmentation of water supply scheme, Hathin at a cost of about Rs 11.66 crore, augmentation of water supply scheme, Paingaltu at a cost of Rs 8.24 crore, construction of intermediate boosting station at village Khilluka for improvement of water supply to 12 villages at Rs 4.94 crore, 66kV sub-station at Hasapur at a cost of Rs 9.30 crore, and construction of transport depot, workshop and three additional bays in Palwal at about Rs 8.73 crore.
He also laid the foundation stones of new PWD rest house at a cost of about Rs 4.62 crore, Facilitation Centre at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Stadium at Rs 3.25 crore, Pantoon Bridge to be constructed across Zehar Nallah/Yamuna river near village Gurwari at about Rs 2.48 crore, multipurpose hall at Government Industrial training Institute at about Rs 2.18 crore, and renovation of Madan Lal Dhingra Building at Rs 1.90 crore.  

He was accompanied by Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Krishan Pal.

*Haryana Government would soon prepare a policy for protection and conservation of pastures, land surrounding ponds and that belonging to gram panchayats.
        This was disclosed by Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, who was hearing the grievances during Janta Darbar in Palwal today. He was accompanied by Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Krishan Pal.

        The Chief Minister, who heard 368 grievances during the Janta Darbar, directed the officers present on the occasion to strengthen the delivery system of various services so that the people may not face any inconvenience, and to take immediate action on complaints received through various channels, including CM Window. 
        Responding to grievances related to ration cards, Mr. Manohar Lal said that these would be reissued after survey. On grievances related to canal water, he said that water for irrigation was being provided to 1,200 out of about 1,300 tail-ends in the State and work was underway to supply water to the remaining tail-ends. 
        Taking a stern view of complaints regarding Police personnel indulging in corruption, the Chief Minister issued strict directions to the Superintendent of Police to take immediate cognisance of such complaints and to take strict action against the erring personnel. He also directed to take immediate action on complaints regarding theft of electricity.



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