Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the state government has set a target to provide employment to two lakh youth in the state under the ‘Saksham Yojana’. He directed officials to recruit youth under the Yojana for various departments where there was shortage of employees. The step is being taken so that no educated youth is unemployed in the state, Khattar said in a meeting to review development work in Karnal district.
The chief minister said that apart from government offices, the youth should also be provided job opportunities in industrial units. There was a plan to establish a trauma centre at every 60 km to provide instant medical facilities to those injured in road accidents on national highways, he said, adding that work in this direction was being carried out.
The chief minister also inaugurated and laid foundation stones of development projects in different areas of the district, an official release said. He said that a sum of Rs 325.16 crore would be spent in Karnal under AMRUT. This amount would be spent on sewerage and drainage, urban transport and development of green spaces and parks, it said.
The chief minister said about Rs 84.50 crore would be spent on drainage of rain water whereas Rs 160 crore would be spent on laying sewerage lines, the release said. A total of 3,500 announcements were made in the entire state, of which 2,100 have either been completed or nearing completion. The remaining would be completed by the end of this year, Khattar said.
The chief minister also inaugurated a 33KV sub-station in Bhoji Khalsa in Indri sub-division which had been set up at a cost of about Rs 4 crore, the release said. He laid the foundation stone of 33KV sub-station in Gharaunda which would be set up at a cost of about Rs 5 crore and the work would be completed in about six months, it said.
The newly-constructed V R single span steel bridges on Karnal-Munak road-Ghoghripur-Naru Kheri-Pingli and on Budhanpur-Jani-Jundla-Assandh-Gharaunda road were also inaugurated. He said that Rs 508.69 crore and Rs 531.70 crore had been spent on these bridges, respectively.
In the review meeting, the chief minister directed the director of Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College Surender Kashyap and Civil Surgeon Yogesh Sharma to start OPD services in the old building of the general hospital, as the new one is under construction. Kashyap informed that land has been identified in Sector 32 for construction of new general hospital.