G-20 SUMMITIEP Chandigarh, December 21
To review the preparations being made for the G-20 Summit, a meeting of the Sub-Cabinet Committee was held at Municipal Bhawan Chandigarh under the leadership of Local Government Minister Dr.Inderbir Singh Nijjar. Cabinet Sub Committee members Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, Harjot Singh Bains and Harbhajan Singh were also present in the meeting.Giving more information in this regard, Local Government Minister, Dr.Nijjar said that the G-20 summit is going to be held in the holy city of Amritsar in March 2023 possibly on 15 to 17 March 2023. Presidents and Prime Ministers of major countries and other international delegates will also attend this G-20 summit. He said that it is a matter of great pride for the state that this international level event is going to be held in Punjab.The Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by Cabinet Minister Dr.Nijjar reviewed the development works related to the beautification of Amritsar and has given instructions to the officials related to this work that no deficiency should be left in the development works for the beautification of Amritsar in connection with the G-20 Summit. The minister also told the officials that Amritsar city of the state has to be presented on the world map on behalf of India, so any official who neglects the beautification of Amritsar will not be spared.The Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by Cabinet Minister Dr.Nijjar has instructed the Deputy Commissioner Amritsar to form a local committee under the leadership of the Mayor of Amritsar so that in connection with the G-20 the development works to be conducted in Amritsar and other Preparations can be reviewed from time to time.He said that the major works to be done include repairing roads, street lights, making green belts, painting the Golden Gate, improving solid waste management, installing signage boards, electricity and traffic lights etc.Dr.Nijjar further informed that about Rs100 crore will be spent on development works for the beautification of the city of Amritsar for the G-20 summit. He said that extensive arrangements will be made for the success of this global event. The Minister of Local Government revealed that with this international event, the state will emerge on the world tourism map, while investment is also likely to get a boost.On this occasion, he gave details of the works to be done to strengthen the beauty and basic structure of the city and said that whatever work will be done will be not only for the program, but will be strong and good quality works as per the needs of the city residents.The Cabinet Sub-Committee has directed the concerned officers present in the meeting to ensure that every development work to be done at Amritsar is completed within the stipulated time.on this occasion, Mr.Vivek Pratap Singh, Principal Secretary, Local Government, Mr. Uma Shankar Gupta, Director, Local Government, Deputy Commissioner, Amritsar, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Amritsar and other officials were present.