TIME FOR PUNJABIS TO ENJOY FRUITS OF DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE REFORMS
Chandigarh ,Sanjay Pahwa: Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal Deputy Chief Minister Punjab today said that the year 2011 is very significant year for the SAD-BJP Government as this would herald fructification of ambitious infrastructure and other projects launched by it putting Punjab on the higher orbit of accelerated development.
Wishing a happy and prosperous year to every Punjabi on the eve of New Year, the Deputy Chief Minister said that the coming year would showcase the development projects initiated by the Government during last four years so that people of the State could enjoy the fruits of development and governance reforms. He said that on one hand Congress party always utilized the 5th year of their tenure in laying foundation stones of imaginary projects that never saw the light of the day besides trying to befool the electorate by rolling out free power, in the contrast the SAD- BJP Government is all set to dedicate the projects initiated during last four years to the public also fulfilling all promises made to the people in the manifestos of the alliance.
Expressing personal satisfaction over achievement of milestone mission of initiating governance reforms in all departments making the interaction of public with the government a pleasant experience, Mr. Badal said that he would be the happiest person over completion of total computerization of land records that could not be completed by any government during last 63 years. He said that till date 79 Fard Kenders have been fully computerized and by 31st March 2011 land records in all 154 Fard Kenders would be put on web. The Deputy Chief Minister said that establishment of Outreach Centers at each Police Station, Suwidha Centers in Urban Areas, 154 computerized Fard Kenders at Sub Tehsil level, 3116 E-Grams at village level , Public friendly amendments in archaic Revenue Acts besides computerization of DTO offices was set to change perception of public regarding working of government offices.
Mr. Badal said that year 2011 would witness the completion of Rs. 20000 crore Bathinda Refinery besides dedication of Five Thermal Plants with combined cost of Rs. 62000 crore that would put Punjab State on higher pedestal of growth besides opening new vistas of employment for Punjabi youth. He said that this year would also witness linking of every important city with 4/6 lane roads besides completion of 33 ROBs / RUBs initiated at the cost of Rs. 7073 crore.
Promising to continue the development agenda for the state of Punjab, Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal said that he believes in focusing on development rather then on petty politics of destructive thinking, regressive opposition to every development project and hoped that SAD BJP Government would be successful in making every Punjabi living in Punjab or abroad as a equal partner in over all development of the State.