Ranchi, Dec. 14: Address a conference conducted at the Soochana Bahwan, Jharkhand Urban Development Minister CP Singh said that the state government aims to benefit the people with basic infrastructure.
He said that the government endeavors to bring the state in the frontline. Quoting Vivekanand, his idol, Singh said that one should be constantly ready to achieve targets.
He said that Raghubr Das-led government is working in the right direction with its team of dedicated officers and staff. He said that he comes from Ranchi Assembly Constituency but he has served the people of the state honestly.
Singh expressed his happiness over selection of the state capital for smart city. He said that the master plan for Ranchi has been prepared and approved by the state Cabinet. Moreover, master plans of 27 municipal bodies and 10 big cities are being made. He said that 100 posts of City Managers have been created for smooth running of town municipal bodies and 87 have been appointed after training.
The minister informed that Ranchi, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Giridih, Hazaribag, Deoghar and Adityapur have been selected for Atal Navinikaran Yojana under Amrit Yojana. He said that 240 houses have been built under Urban Housing Scheme and 1636 are under construction. Moreover, the government has signed an agreement with the Union Government on �Housing for All.�
A total of 14 urban municipalities including Ranchi, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Giridih, Hazaribag, Deoghar, Phushro, Ramgarh, Gumla, Lohardaga, Medini Nagar, and Chirkunda have been included in the first phase. He said that 100 shops are ready in Ranchi and 400 applications have been submitted for that. He said that the government plans to make a mall at Sahajanand Chowk at Ranchi.
According to Singh, water supply schemes has been completed at Giridih Deoghar, Gumla, Lohardaga, Medini Nagar, Katras, Jugsalai, Mango, Jhumri Tillaiya, Chatra and Jamshedpur in the first phase, whereas 80 percent of the schemes have been completed in Birsanagar, Bagunhatu, Mihijam and Jugsalai. Presently, 12 schemes are under construction.
He patted the government for its achievement in skill development and e-rickshaw program. He said that a double corridor transportation of monorail has been proposed in the first phase of work in Ranchi. In the first phase, a 14 km scheme is proposed from Kutchery Chowk to CRPF centre with 19 stations.
Singh said that a private company has been given the responsibility of complete waste management. Moreover, basic infrastructure is provided through e-governance. All types of facilities are provided to people through Pragya Kendras.
He said that six rail projects are on progress which is expected to be completed in 2 years. These projects are supposed to bring prosperity in the localities after completion.
Singh said that IDFC has been appointed a transaction manager for preparation of tender document and project report for implementation of smart card Scheme in 24 districts. A motor training school in collaboration with Tata will be established at Jamshedpur.
Recently, permits for five vehicles from Tata to Ranchi, seven from Ranchi to Hazaribag, one from Dhanbad to Hazaribag and two from Ranchi to Giridih have been issued. The minister added that no meeting of the transport authority took place between June 2013 and May 2015, whereas four meetings have taken place in this financial year and 230 inter-state permits have been issued.
He said that 34 private investigation agencies have been given the responsibility of vehicle pollution investigation. He said that anyone who applies for pollution investigation center is given the license for opening motor investigation center. He said that DPR has been made for constructing two over bridges at Kanta Toli and Ratu Road.