Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann opens 17 new public sand mines
Jalandhar, February 17
Inaugurating 17 new guide, public mines from Mao Sahib falling in Phillaur close to right here, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann introduced that sand can be obtainable from right here for simply Rs 5.5 per cubic toes.
ਕੁਝ ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਕੀਤੇ ਵਾਅਦੇ ਮੁਤਾਬਕ ਸਸਤੇ ਰੇਤੇ ਦੀਆਂ 17 ਹੋਰ ਸਰਕਾਰੀ ਖੱਡਾਂ ਖੋਲ੍ਹ ਰਹੇ ਹਾਂ…ਆਮ ਲੋਕਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰੇਤਾ ਸਸਤੇ ਭਾਅ ਦੇ ਵਧੀਆ ਮੁਹੱਈਆ ਕਰਵਾਉਣਾ ਮੇਰੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੀ ਜ਼ਿੰਮੇਵਾਰੀ ਹੈ…ਮਾਈਨਿੰਗ ਮਾਫ਼ੀਏ ‘ਤੇ ਵੀ ਸ਼ਿਕੰਜਾ ਕੱਸਣ ਲਈ ਅਸੀਂ ਪੂਰੇ ਵਚਨਬੱਧ ਹਾਂ…ਪੰਜਾਬ ਨੂੰ ਹਰ ਤਰ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੇ ਮਾਫ਼ੀਏ ਤੋਂ ਮੁਕਤ ਬਣਾਉਣਾ ਸਾਡਾ ਟੀਚਾ ਹੈ pic.twitter.com/SzaAKe1bhW
— Bhagwant Mann (@BhagwantMann) February 17, 2023
“We had made 16 mines in six districts operational earlier. We’ve got now opened 33 new mines. We’ve got set a goal to open 50 new mines quickly in 14 districts and ultimately we may have 150 complete mines. We’ve got already dug out 61,580 million tonnes of sand for the reason that opening of those mines. We’ve got a web based app to watch every part. A trolley proprietor’s slip carries a bar code which may be scanned to test his timing, trolley quantity and quantity of the sand he’s carrying”, stated Mann, accompanied by Raghav Chadha and minister Gurmeet S Meet Hayer.
The CM stated that Punjab is blessed because it has rivers as nature’s reward. “We won’t enable JCBs and different machines for these mines which can shut within the night. We’ve got deployed safety underneath PESCO right here to test that no mining takes place after sundown”, he stated.
On a query that ex-SAD minister Bikram Majithia had alleged that the favourites of Congress and a proclaimed offender have been getting mining contracts, Mann stated, “I don’t need to reply to somebody who had indulged in selling mafia.” He repeatedly termed him as ‘Harian hoyian faujan’ and ‘Bina faujan wala jarnail’ and stated that he had deputed his frontman for the work. “When issues have moved out of his hand, he ought to higher not converse up. Nobody believes in him and other people have already rejected him,” he stated attacking Majithia, including that Majithia should keep in mind that he’s out on bail and may maintain his concepts to himself.
He additional attacked him saying, “All sealed envelops of SIT and fee reviews mendacity within the court docket can be opened quickly. The federal government has given a inexperienced sign for this.”
He went on to say that everybody who had indulged in corruption prior to now be it for sand, scholarship rip-off, grants, bushes, roads, and so forth., and had taken over companies of individuals and even arrange inns ought to get able to face attachment of their properties.
On a query over the alleged intervention of the Punjab Governor into the state issues, Mann stated, “The structure has given the elected authorities the fitting to take all selections together with as to which principals are to be skilled, from the place they’re to be skilled, how a lot quantity is for use for this, resolution on price range allocations, and so forth.”
On the difficulty of inaction in opposition to AAP Bathinda Rural MLA Amit Rattan Kotfatta, he stated, “We are going to examine the matter correctly. We won’t favour anybody. All those that have indulged in corruption are set to face music. If we’ll do any favouritism, there will probably be no distinction between us and the earlier governments”.