Khattar announces barrage, dam on Yamuna river
A barrage and a dam would be constructed on river Yamuna in Faridabad, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, said on Monday. He was visiting <g data-gr-id="17">Prithla</g> Assembly constituency in the district and said Rs.5 crore will be provided for the project.
"The issue of not constructing a barrage on river Yamuna in the area despite an announcement made by the previous government in 2010 would be investigated," he said, while addressing a largely attended public meeting at village <g data-gr-id="18">Mohna</g> in <g data-gr-id="19">Prithla</g>.
Hailing the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Khattar said, that by launching ambitious programmes like ‘Beti Bachao-Beti <g data-gr-id="21">Padhao</g>’, ‘Swatch Bharat Mission’, ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana’, ‘Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana’ and ‘Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana’, Modi has initiated the beginning of a new era in the country.
The CM also threw light on the welfare initiatives of his state <g data-gr-id="24">government,</g> and claimed that he has been trying to provide a graft-free administration in Haryana. "Efforts are being made to ensure uninterrupted supply of power round-the-clock provided the people cooperate in checking theft of power and pay arrears of their electricity bills," he said, adding that the facility of CM Window has been introduced in all the districts of Haryana.