Jamshedpur, March 4 : Giving a much needed fillip on enhancing civic amenities, Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday laid foundation stone of two projects. He laid the foundation stone of a road-widening project and a drinking water project at a function held at Jemco near Telco.
While addressing the function, the Chief Minister said that the Government is focussed on development work ever since he assumed office in December 2014.
Das further added that the government would work efficiently in bringing speedy development, providing basic amenities and improving policing. He also said that ensuring corruption free governance will be his foremost priority. He also emphasised that his government would be accountable and ensure rapid development by utilising the abundance of natural resources.
Das also repeatedly sought the support of the people of Jemco like any other locality which falls under the Jamshedpur East constituency so that he may do more in the days ahead.
As per the new projects, a 1.4 km long road-widening project from Burmamines Chhat Ghaat to Jemco Chowk will be built by state road construction department, the drinking water project for setting up a water treatment plant and providing water connection to 6,000 households will be carried by Jusco.
Tata Steel vice-president (Corporate Services), Sunil Bhaskaran and Jusco managing director AshishMathur were also present on the occasion.
Mathur while addressing the gathering declared that the drinking water project will be completed with the next six month time. He also mentioned that the Rs 35 crores worth flyover project near Burmamines HSM Gate will be completed by the year end.
Jamshedpur is the first planned industrial city of India with a history of over 100 years covering 64 sq km with a population base of over 8 lakhs. The civic amenities and municipal services in Jamshedpur are maintained by Jusco. Jamshedpur has one of the highest green cover (more than 27 per cent) in India having 30 big and small community parks covering an area of over 300 acres. In the last decade Jusco has planted over 12 lakhs trees in town to maintain the air quality.
Jamshedpur MP, BidyutBaranMahto who was also present on the occasion and addressed the gathering as appreciated the work done by the chief minister during three years.
“The urban slums in and around the steel city is witnessing a sea change during the period of chief minister Raghubar Das, but the roads and electricity supply condition has also improved immensely,” said Mahto.