Aman Arora Reviews Preparations of Punjab Investors Summit

H&UD Minister directs officials to make all necessary arrangements on time to ensure huge success of the mega event

• Asks officials to pull up socks to complete much needed projects i.e. widening of roads and beautification of Mohali city

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Chandigarh/SAS Nagar, January 12: In order to make the Chief Minister S Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government’s first Progressive Punjab Investors Summit a big success, Punjab Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Minister Mr. Aman Arora, on Thursday, reviewed the preparations being made for the mega event to be held in this February. He also directed the officials to ramp up the road infrastructure and special focus should be laid on the beautification of Mohali, the model city of Punjab.

Chairing a review meeting at PUDA Bhawan, SAS Nagar, the H&UD Minister directed the officials of Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) to ensure that all the roads leading from the Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport to the venue of the summit are repaired well in time. The summit will go a long way in ensuring holistic industrial development of the state and elaborate arrangements should be made to make this mega event a huge success.

He also asked officials to make all the necessary arrangements for the G20 Summit scheduled to be held from 30th to 31st January.

Asking to take necessary steps to beautify the roads and roundabouts, Mr. Aman Arora directed the concerned officials of Engineering Wing of GMADA to execute the paint work pertaining to electricity poles, roundabouts, kerbs and plant flowers on either side of the roads. 

To smoothen the traffic movement in Mohali city, Mr. Aman Arora discussed a plan with officials to remove traffic bottle-necks at congested roads, where problem of traffic congestion is prevalent.

The H&UD Minister was apprised that the project to widen the three roads includes Kumbra Chowk (Dividing road chowk of Sector-61/70 and Sector 62/69) to Bawa White House; village Mohali to YPS Chowk; and Sector 62/63/50-51 Chowk to sector 65/48 (Golf Range) is under process and work will be initiated soon.

Prominent among those present in the meeting included Chief Administrator GMADA Mr. Amandeep Bansal, Chief Engineer Mr. Balwinder Singh and other officials of the GMADA.