Strict action will be taken against negligent officials .instructions to dispose of all pending cases within a week

Reiterating the commitment to ensure planned development in urban areas of the state, Punjab Housing and Urban Development Minister Aman Arora said that a residential and commercial urban estate would be developed in Ludhiana. Aman Arora chaired a high-level meeting convened at Pudda Bhavan, SAS Nagar (Mohali) to review the working of Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GALADA).

He was told that the process of acquiring about 2000 acres of land in village Baga Kalan, Nurpur Bet, Garha and Gonspur for this residential and commercial urban estate on Ladowal Bypass is under process. He directed the concerned officials to start the process of acquiring land for the proposed urban estate and said that this land should be acquired through land pooling on the lines of Gamada.
The Minister was informed that the site selection committee has recommended this site and a consultant has also been appointed to acquire this land. Taking serious note of the pending cases, Aman Arora clearly said that all pending cases should be disposed of within a week and a mechanism should be developed to ensure delivery of services within the stipulated time frame. He instructed the officials that all ongoing works should be completed on time and there would be no compromise on the quality of work.

He warned that negligence towards work by any official will not be tolerated at any cost and strict action will be taken against the negligent as the only objective of the Hon’ble government is to provide transparent and uninterrupted services to the people.
Among others, Principal Secretary Housing and Urban Development Ajoy Kumar Sinha, Chief Administrator Pudda-cum-Director Town and Country Planning Mrs. Apneet Riyat, Chief Administrator Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority Mrs. Amarpreet Kaur Sandhu, Additional Chief Administrator Greater Ludhiana Area Development were present in the meeting. Authority Amarinder Singh Malhi, Chief Town Planner Punjab Pankaj Bawa and other officials were present.