A thirteen-member Vidhan Sabha committee is on a two-day visit to Ludhiana to inspect various works undertaken by the rural and urban local bodies. The committee headed by Fazilka MLA Surjit Kumar Jayani visited Dewatwal village and also held a meeting with block development officers, DC, ADC amongst others.
Villagers discussed various civic issues such as lack of proper disposal of water in villages, bad roads, sanitation with the visiting panel. The pond renovation works in many villages was also taken up as many villages were facing waterlogging and water contamination problems due to delay in pond renovation projects.
The committee visited only one village while reports from other villagers were procured from officers concerned. Jayani, while talking to Newsline, said, We will be jotting down all the details in our report. The development works done by the block development officers in villages have been reviewed today and tomorrow we will be reviewing the works of the Ludhiana municipal corporation.
Sources revealed that committee members have sought data about the expenditure involved in projects and the deadline for works undertaken. Meanwhile, MC Additional Deputy Commissioner K P Brar was busy making audit documents.