Mining work would be started soon in Khanak and Dadam: CM 2-04-2015
Chandigarh , April 2 –The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has said that mining work would be started soon in Khanak and Dadam Hills as soon as approval from the Environment Department is received. He was speaking after launching the Adarsh Gram Yojana by laying the foundation stone in the village of Sui, in Bhiwani district, today. The Chief Minister said that inspired by the vision of the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, the native of village Sui and renowned industrialist, Mr Kishan Jindal, had decided to carry out development works over Rs 15 crore in the village. Soon after coming into power, Mr Modi had paid attention towards development of villages. Mr Manohar Lal expressed happiness that Mr Jindal had adopted Sui village under the Adarsh Gram Yojana. The development of Sui would not only be an example for Haryana, but for the entire country, he added. He said that the BJP Government was taking concrete steps for the welfare of all sections of society including farmers, labourers, villagers, businessmen, employees etc. Assuring farmers of proper compensation for the damage caused to their crops due to the unseasonal rains and hailstorms, he said that electricity bills of tubewells for the last six months and coming six months will be remitted. Giving details, he said that bills would be remitted to the extent of 50 per cent in respect of the farmers whose crops had been damaged to the extent of 25 to 50 per cent; and 100 per cent in respect of those whose crops had been damaged to the extent of 50 to 100 per cent. Apart from this, farmers would be given three years’ time period to repay the crop loan. While presiding over the function, MP Mr. Dharambir Singh said that the Chief Minister had decided to get constructed Bhiwani-Jind-Hansi-Chandigarh road at a cost of Rs 2,500 crore and give it the status of National Highway. This matter has been lying pending for long.There would be no toll tax on this road and all expenses would be borne by the National Highways Authority of India. Bypasses would be constructed around Bhiwani city at a cost of Rs 465 crore, he added.