Friday, February 26, 2021
ssb ad

Markfed Sohna New

Verka Ice Cream

Innocent Hearts INNOKIDS Banner

Capt Amarinder directs PIDB to expedite all development works

- Advertisement -

CS asked to work on proposal for Amritsar Protocol Officer’

Chandigarh, January 22, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday directed the Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) to expedite all developmental works in the state at a meeting of its Board, which gave ex-post-facto approval to Rs 27.16 cores worth of urban environment improvement projects, along with development, upgradation and maintenance of various historic sites, including the Patiala Qila Mubarak.

The Chief Minister is likely to virtually launch, next week, the Rs. 8.58 crore project for upgradation, operation and maintenance of Ran Baas, Qila Mubarak Patiala, as Heritage Hotel on PPP mode, which is likely to be completed within 18 months. He will also launch the PPP project for operational and maintenance of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial, Chhappar Chiri, at an estimated cost of Rs 2.54 crore with a concession period of 15 years.

The Chief Minister was informed during the meeting that the construction of the Patiala Bus Stand had commenced and would be completed by November this year at a cost of Rs 60 crore.

While discussing the renovation of the Amritsar Circuit House, at an estimated cost of Rs 3.94 crore, the Chief Minister, also asked Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan to work on a proposal to appoint a Protocol Officer to manage the large number of dignitaries visiting the holy city. He asked the CS to present the proposal before the next meeting of the Council of Ministers.

Besides giving post-facto approval to the Cabinet’s decision to impose Special ID @ 25 paisa on Petrol, Diesel and Immoveable Property, the Board meeting also formally approved Rs 27.16 crore worth of projects under Urban Environment Improvement Programme Phase 1 and 2, as well as Raising of Term Loans from Banks for funding UEIP Phase-2 projects. These projects were earlier cleared by the Chief Minister, in his capacity as the Board chairman.

The 36th meeting of the PIDB Board, held virtually amid Covid today, also gave ex post facto approval to a Rs 125 crore project for establishing an Exhibition Centre in Ludhiana in PPP mode. To be developed at an estimated Rs 125 crore, with a concession period of 99 years, the project is expected to be launched by March, an official spokesperson said after the meeting.

The meeting also discussed the status of other PPP projects in the pipeline, including Track and Trace mechanism for manufacturing, transport, distribution and consumption of liquor; Development of International Standard Tourism/ Theme Destination in State of Punjab on Pathankot – Dalhousie Road around Ranjit Sagar Lake; Development of Mohali Commercial Complex cum Convention Centre (GMADA) and Amritsar Commercial Complex cum Convention Centre (ADA); and Operation & Maintenance of PWD Rest House, Bhupindra Road, Patiala as Heritage Hotel.

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -Bibi Jagir Kaur Guru Gobind Singh Prakash Purab Banner

Stay Connected

20,442FansLike
112,826FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

Sharad Malhotra: My mood dictates my fashion choices

Mumbai, Feb 25, 2021- Actor Sharad Malhotra, who recently achieved two million followers on Instagram, has often floored fans with his fashion choices. His jackets,...

Yami Gautam starts shooting for ‘Dasvi’

New Delhi, Feb 25, 2021- Actress Yami Gautam began shooting for her upcoming film Dasvi on Thursday in Agra. Her co-stars Abhishek Bachchan and Nimrat...

Sushmita Sen confirms ‘Aarya’ season 2

Mumbai, Feb 25, 2021- Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen on Thursday confirmed a second season of her web series Aarya, which marked her digital debut last...

Varun Sharma calls ‘Roohi’ crazier sister of ‘Stree’

Mumbai, Feb 25, 2021- Actor Varun Sharma calls his next release Roohi the crazier sister of the 2018 Rajkummar Rao starrer Stree. After Stree released in...

Ekta Kapoor is proud of ‘Pagglait’

Mumbai, Feb 25, 2021- Producer Ekta Kapoor is thrilled with the way her film Pagglait has turned out. She has co-produced the film, starring Sanya...

Bigg Boss 14 - The Latest

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Farmers Protest againt Farm Laws in Delhi

All India Kisan Agitation against 3 Farm Laws & the deadlock – by KS Chawla

Almost three months have passed since the 41 kisan unions of the country have launched agitation against the three farm laws passed by the...
amarinder jakhar

Congress captures Urban Bodies in Punjab leaving others far behind – by KS Chawla

The Congress Government led by Amarinder Singh has captured the Local Bodies in the elections to the eight Municipal Corporations and 109 Municipal Councils...
PPF Public Provident Fund

How to Calculate Interest on PPF balance?

Wondering about the process of calculating interest on PPF balance? PPF (Public Provident Fund) is one of the most popular choices for investors which...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Mint Leaves

The abundant health benefits of mint leaves

New Delhi, Feb 24, 2021- Pudina (mint) is one of the oldest culinary herbs known to humans. It has remarkable medicinal properties and is a rich source of polyphenols. It has carminative and antispasmodic properties. Saurabh Arora, Inventor Pudhinaa and Snec30, Director at Arbro says: "Pudina leaves or mint leaves are low on calories and contain very low amounts of proteins...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!