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Sidhu launches Bus Rapid Transit project

Amritsar, Jan 28 (UNI) Punjab Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday launched the much awaited Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) project, which includes 93 AC buses and world level metro bus terminal on the two routes.
The project worth Rs 545 crore is the result of the collaboration of Punjab and Union Government and is currently being run in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Surat, Pune, Rajkot, Vijaywada, Indore, Bhubneshwar, Raipur, Vishakhapatnam, Bhopal and Hubli cities across the country.
Mr Sidhu announced that these buses would provide free travel facility for three months to the people. After this, the school children would be provided this facility free of cost, College students would get 66 per cent exemption, Senior Citizens and Divyang people would be eligible for 50 per cent concession in travel. The people would be able to travel without limit in one day by getting a card made for mere Rs 25.
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Lucknow, Sep 20(UNI) Local MLA Dr Neeraj Bora, while presenting an account of the development works undertaken in the last four and a half years in Lucknow North Vidhan Sabha constituency, said on Monday that the region is moving towards progressive development.
"Along with basic facilities like roads, electricity, water, education, health, many important works have been done in the direction of protecting the public and connecting them with the main stream of development. This process of development is going on continuously and even in the face of adversity," Dr Bora said while talking to reporters here on Monday.

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Haryana: Youth stabbed to death in Ambala

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Efforts are afoot to extend tap water facility to every household by Aug 2022: JK CS

20 Sep 2021 | 10:19 PM

Jammu, Sep 20 (UNI) Stressing that the government is committed to providing basic facilities to the citizens, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta on Monday said that efforts are afoot to extend tap water facility to every household by August 15, 2022.

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Himachal Pradesh reports 234 COVID cases, three deaths

20 Sep 2021 | 10:14 PM

Hamirpur (HP), Sep 20 (UNI) The number of active COVID cases is rising in Himachal Pradesh as the state houses 1,616 active cases till Monday.

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Govt making efforts to enhance power capacity to 6000 Watts for J&K in 5 yrs: Gurjar

20 Sep 2021 | 10:13 PM

Jammu, Sep 20 (UNI) Stating that the Central Government is making consistent efforts to promote and disseminate information about the implementation of the policies and programs being made for the all-round development, Union Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries Krishan Pal Gurjar on Monday said that efforts are being made to enhance power capacity to 6000 Watts in the Union Territory.

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