Equitable share of water for state: Hooda

Last Updated: Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 20:50

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said, the state government was committed to provide equitable share of water to all parts of the state.

Hooda made this announcement at a rally organised at Anaj Mandi, Ateli in Mahendergarh today.

In view of the scarcity of water in south Haryana, the state government has already prepared the scheme of constructing a canal for bringing water from Bhakhra to this area, he said.

A sum of about Rs 400 crore has been spent on this project, he said.
Hooda declared that Kanina will be made a sub-division and Ateli will get the status of tehsil and announced Rs 10 crore for the development of villages in Ateli constituency and Rs 2 crore each for the Municipal Committees of Ateli and Kanina.

He also announced that five major roads in this area will be improved at a cost of Rs 43.55 crore.

Referring to other demands, Hooda added that a 50-bedded hospital will be constructed in Kanina, on availability of land.


First Published: Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 20:50

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