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Ensure transparency & time bound completion of Kumbh works: CM

All works of a permanent nature related to the Kumbh Mela 2021 should be completed by December 31 this year.By January 31, 2021 all the works related to the Kumbh Mela should be completed. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said this while inspecting various works and bridges in the Kumbh Mela area. Earlier, he also inspected national highway works between Narsan and Roorkee along with construction works on the Roorkee bypass. After inspecting the Kumbh Mela works, the CM offered prayers at Har Ki Paidi in Haridwar.

Later, while chairing a review meeting with officials, the CM directed that works related to the Kumbh Mela should be completed on time without fail. If needed, the number of labourers and work shifts should be increased. He directed the Public Works Department that in the Kumbh area the temples, Ashrams, Dharmshalas, Akhadas and Peshwai Marg should be repaired. Along with this, the Manasa Devi and Chandi Devi routes should also be strengthened. He further directed officials to seriously take the need for maintaining transparency and executing all works with honesty so that there is no possibility of questions being raised during or after the Kumbh Mela. The meeting was also attended by the Urban Development minister Madan Kaushik, MLA Adesh Chauhan, chief secretary Om Prakash, PWD secretary RK Sudhanshu, Drinking Water secretary Nitesh Jha, Urban Development secretary Shailesh Bagauli, Health secretary Pankaj Pandey, Kumbh Mela officer Deepak Rawat, Kumbh inspector general Sanjay Gunjyal and other officials concerned.

After the meeting, the CM inaugurated the 33/11 KV sub-stations of the UPCL at Jagjeetpur and Laltaro. The two new sub-stations have been built considering the electricity demand for temporary sectors and parking facilities during the Kumbh 2021 and for better load management among the sub-stations at present. 

Friday, 04 December 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

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