Bharat Bhushan Ashu takes serious note of stoppage of work related to retaining wall of Jagraon Bridge
Asks Mayor to visit site and inspect reasons why work was halted for 4 days despite payments being made
Ludhiana: Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu have taken serious note of the stoppage of work of retaining wall of Jagraon Bridge for last four days. After coming to know about this development, he directed Mayor Mr Balkar Singh Sandhu and MC Commissioner Mr Pardeep Kumar Sabharwal to visit the site.
Mayor Mr Balkar Singh Sandhu and MC Commissioner visited the site today evening and ordered an inquiry to look into the matter as to why the work was halted for 4 days, despite the fact that all payments have been made to the contractor.
Mr Sandhu informed that the MC officials have prepared a revised estimate of around Rs 40 lakh for the ongoing construction work. “We would get the estimate inquired from the experts from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College and Punjab Agricultural University. We have also marked a high level inquiry to find out as to why the work was halted for 4 days despite the fact that all payments have been cleared,” said the Mayor.
He said that any MC official found guilty of misguiding senior MC officials would not be spared and strict action would be taken against them. He assured the residents that the work related to the Jagraon Bridge is near completion and it would be opened for vehicular traffic in next few days.