Khattar promises power scheme in villages
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said the ‘Mhara Gaon, <g data-gr-id="26">Jagmag</g> Gaon’ (our village, illuminated village) scheme would be launched in villages where line losses are not over 20 per cent, no case of power theft is reported and consumers deposit their electricity bills timely.
He added that such villages would get <g data-gr-id="22">power</g> supply for 16 hours daily, which will be further extended to 18 hours and soon to 24 hours in a phased manner.
The CM was addressing a ‘Vikas Rally’ for the Nangal Chaudhary Assembly segment at the local grain market. He accepted all demands put forth by IAS-turned-politician Abhey Singh Yadav, who represents the constituency in the Haryana Vidhan Sabha. MLAs of all Assembly segments in Mahendergarh district, local MP Dharamvir and PWD Minister Rao <g data-gr-id="23">Narbir</g> Singh attended the rally.
Yadav said Gurgaon MP Rao Inderjeet Singh was invited, but he could not make it to the event as he had to attend another rally in Barwala.
Khattar made a number of announcements for the Nangal Chaudhary Assembly segment. He approved a lift irrigation scheme worth Rs 143 crore for Nangal Chaudhary and Mahendergarh district and said that it would be implemented through a scheme of the NABARD.
He announced a project worth Rs 14 crore for ensuring proper water supply in Nangal Chaudhary constituency and Rs 14.70 crore for the installation of a sewerage treatment plant and setting up of drainage facilities in the constituency. He also announced the opening of a Degree College in Nizampur.