Guj CM launches development works worth Rs. 256 Cr in Rajkot

Posted on 15, Apr 2018

Various development works totaling Rs.256-crore were inaugurated or started construction in Rajkot today in presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani.

They included Rs.80-crore regional science centre, DI Pipeline as part of District Garden, Rs.30.12-crore Machhunagar Awas Yojna, Rs.5.94-crore Chandranagar Zone water metre supply and maintenance project, Rs.33.88-crore PM Awas Yojna at Mavdi, Rs.5.24-crore fire and emergency solid management, new bus stand, a 10-acre lake in new race course, new GIDC Estate as part of new town planning, and earlier new airport in and around Rajkot city. An MoU was signed with Airport Authority for purchasing five electric buses, distributed prizes to winners of quiz, certificates to participants of Marathon-2018. He released a booklet on Rs.256-crore development works.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rupani said the government will ensure the people of Rajkot do not face water cut during summer up to July.

At the state level, Mr. Rupani said thousands of lakes and ponds will be deepened or dug, 34 rivers will be rejuvenated and cleansed, repair check dams across the state as part of ‘Jal Abhiyan’ from May 1 to 31, 2018, to be followed up with weekly review. The government will construct four regional science centres and sports complexes.

Those present at the functions included MP Mohanbhai Kundaria, MLAs Arvindbhai Raiyani and Lalbhai Sagathia, Sports Authority pf India Secretary D.D. Kapadia, Anjaliben Rupani, Municipal Finance Board Chairman Dhansukhbhai Bhanderi, Pavitra Yatradham Board Vice-Chairman Rajubhai Dhruv, Kamlesh Mirani, Mayor Jaimanbhai Upadhyay, Municipal Commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani, Secretary Dhanajay Trivedi and Deputy Secretary Subhash Soni and Collector Rahul Gupta.

Source : Gujarat Information Bureau