IEP Chandigarh/ Mansa, January 19
Social Justice, Empowerment, Minorities, Social Security Women and Child Development Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur inaugurated the Smart Anganwadi Center at Dulowal village of Mansa district.
Cabinet Minister said that 38 Anganwadi Centers have been renovated into Smart Anganwadi Centers in District Mansa and the work of renovating 31 more Anganwadi Centers into Smart Anganwadi Centers is in progress. She said that the goal is to renovate 100 Anganwadi centers in the district by spending about 3.5 lakh to 4 lakh per Anganwadi center. She said that these smart Anganwadi centers have solar panels, inverters, water purifiers, and LEDs. Apart from TV, other infrastructure related facilities have been provided.
Cabinet Minister Baljit Kaur reviewed the ongoing construction of an old age home with a capacity of 72 senior citizens at a cost of around Rs. 9 crore at Ramditta Kanchiyan, Sirsa Road Mansa. She said that the grant for the construction of the old age home will be released in the next few days, with which the entire work of the building will be completed.
She said that along with taking care of the elderly in the old age home, they will be provided with free food, medical facilities, day care, library, gardening and gym facilities. She said that the Punjab Government is striving to fulfill every promise made to the people.
On this occasion, MLA Sardulgarh Mr. Gurpreet Singh Bananwali, MLA Budhlada Mr. Budh Ram, MLA Mansa Dr. Vijay Singla, Deputy Commissioner Ms. Baldeep Kaur, S.S.P. Dr. Nanak Singh, Chairman District Planning Board Mr. Charanjit Singh Akkanwali, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Mr. T. Benith and Assistant Commissioner (c) Mr. Harjinder Singh Jasal were also present.
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