Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri visits Ferozepur, reviews development works

0
99


Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri visited Ferozepur to review various projects under the ADP. He also examined funds facilitated by Union government to the district for various developmental works

ByGaurav Sagar Bhaskar, Ferozepur

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri visited Ferozepur on Thursday to review various projects under the Aspirational District Programme (ADP).

During a review meeting with Amrit Singh, deputy commissioner, Ferozepur, besides officials from various departments, the Union minister said 100 anganwadi centres of the district will be revamped by facilitating special funds through the corporate social responsibility (CSR), adding that healthcare will be improved with more funding from the Centre and better marketing of chilly crop will be ensured to make agriculture a profitable business.

Puri also examined the funds facilitated by the Union government to the district for various developmental works and exhorted all officials to speed up the execution of works.

He was apprised of the benefits being provided to the beneficiaries of various public welfare schemes of the Central government, especially education, health and agriculture. Puri along with the DC and additional deputy commissioner (development) Amardeep Singh Gujral visited an anganwadi centre at Satiyanwala village and interacted with local women and also gave them saplings.


Close Story

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads



  • The Mullanpur Dakha police have booked the teenager for assaulting the victim, a Raikot resident, and snatching cash and a gold chain from him.The teenager’s family has raised the issue with senior police officers. (Representative Image/HT File)

    Ludhiana | 8 days after leaving for Canada, 19-yr-old booked for ‘assault’

    A 19-year-old student has been booked for assault and snatching, despite the accused being in Canada at the time of the incident. The teenager’s family has raised the issue with senior police officers. The complainant, Baljinder Singh of Jattpura village, is already facing trial for hurting religious sentiments and assault on the complaint of Daljit Singh of Mandi Ahmedgarh, the father of the accused, a co-accused in the case.


  • The vaccination drive for children in the 15-18 age group commenced on January 3, while that for those aged 12-15 began on March 16 (REUTERS)

    Chandigarh | Sukhna Lake vaccination centre open only for children in evening

    The Covid-19 vaccination centre located at Sukhna Lake will be open only for children of 12 to 18 age group from 4pm to 8pm every day, UT health department officials said on Thursday. The department is focusing on vaccinating eligible children in view of the rising Covid-19 cases in Chandigarh and neighbouring cities.


  • SAD spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema said Sikhs are waiting for the release of Sikh prisoners who have served more than their life sentence in jails. He was part of the delegation of senior party leaders who met the DCP, New Delhi, regarding complaint against deserters who were trying to take illegal possession of party’s Delhi office. (HT File Photo)

    SAD files complaint against deserters over bid to take party’s Delhi office

    The Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday filed a complaint with the Delhi Police that few leaders who had deserted the party were trying to take illegal possession of its office in the Gurdwara Rakabganj complex. A delegation of SAD leaders, including Balwinder Singh Bhundar, Maheshinder Singh Grewal, Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, Dr Daljit Singh Cheema, Surjit Singh Rakhra, Virsa Singh Valtoha, Bibi Ranjit Kaur and SS Babbar met the DCP, New Delhi.


  • Cops, advocates, and laymen: the list of people scammed by online fraudsters pretending to be their long-lost NRI relatives who have found themselves in a bit of a jam is long. (Shutterstock/HT)

    Ludhiana | ‘NRI relative in a pickle’: A con that conned the cops

    Cops, advocates, and laymen: the list of people scammed by online fraudsters pretending to be their long-lost NRI relatives who have found themselves in a bit of a jam is long. These ‘non-resident Indians’ have three primary modus operandi – promising to deposit a lump sum in the victims’ accounts, feigning a medical emergency, and pretending to be stuck at immigration checkpoints. Ludhiana cybercrime cell has lodged 30 such complaints in 27 days.


  • Fire broke out at a Meena Bazaar godown near Chaura Bazar on Thursday morning. The blaze started on the third floor of the building. (Representative Image/HT File)

    Fire breaks out in Meena Bazaar godown in Ludhiana

    Fire broke out at a Meena Bazaar godown near Chaura Bazar on Thursday morning. The blaze started on the third floor of the building. Neighbours called the godown’s owner, Shankar, and the fire department officials on spotting smoke emerging from the building. Two tenders were pressed into service for dousing the flames. The cause for the fire is not known yet, but a short-circuit is suspected to be the reason behind the incident.

Source link

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here