In order to implement various projects in the sewerage, water supply, road, housing and other sectors in Ludhiana, Punjab government allocated Rs 2,499.74 crore.
The amount includes Rs 1,352.20-crore to upgrade road infrastructure, including 8 laning of Ferozepur Road from Sidhwan Canal to MC limit, among others. The government allotted Rs 398.35 crore for upgrade of Hambra Road from Court Chowk to MC limit.
Further, Rs 322.39 crore was allotted for improving sewerage system; 24X7 water supply; augmentation of series of sewerage treatment plants at Bhattian, Baloke and Jamalpur; cleaning of existing main sewer line with super suction machines.
The state government allotted Rs 128.3 crore for an automated mechanised parking system for Chaura Bazaar, Kotwali, Old Court Complex, Ghumar Mandi, DMCH, Model Town, BBMB power house, Samrala Chowk, Shimlapuri, MC limit Rahon Road and Indira Colony.
The state government cleared Rs 71 crore for the modernisation of slaughter house, development of dairy complex, mechanized sweeping and washing of important roads and integrated solid waste management plants.