Ludhiana, January 28, 2016: While thanking Prime Minister and Union Urban Development Minister Shri Venkaiah Naidu for including Ludhiana in the first list of 20 cities to be developed as Smart Cities, young Congress Member of Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu said with this promise made by him to the people of Ludhiana to make the city world class during his election campaign stands fulfilled. With the city finding place in the list our dream of providing proper and requisite infrastructural development and world class amenities to the residents is close to being realized, he said.
Congratulating the officials of the Municipal Corporation and the people of Ludhiana, Ravneet said with the success achieved the coming days will see all of us working together to meet the expectations of the people of Ludhiana.
True to his style of working Ravneet had actually started lobbing for the inclusion of the city among the Smart cities by meeting the Prime Minister, Urban Development Minister, Finance Minister immediately after the smart city scheme was announced by the NDA Government and eventually succeeded.
It is pertinent to mention here that in the first detailed meeting of Vigilance & Monitoring for Urban Development held on 20.01.16 in Circuit House, Ludhiana, Ravneet Singh Bittu had asked the officials of the Municipal Corporation beforehand to come prepared for the presentation of the smart city proposal sent to the Union Government. After satisfying himself immediately he rushed to Delhi.
Thursday, January 28, 2016