PUNJAB RELEASES RS.2.58-CR FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SHEDS IN 43 GAUSHALAS OF EIGHT DISTRICTS
PUNJAB RELEASES RS.2.58-CR FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SHEDS IN 43 GAUSHALAS OF EIGHT DISTRICTS: SACHIN SHARMA*
Chandigarh, October 19:
Punjab Gau Sewa Commission Chairman, Mr. Sachin Sharma, today informed that the state government has released Rs.2.58 crore for the construction of permanent sheds in 43 gaushalas of the state.
Divulging further details, Mr. Sharma said that during his recent visits to gaushalas in the state, the issue of acute shortage of permanent sheds was raised by the management committees, after which the Punjab Gau Sewa Commission has sent a proposal for providing monetary assistance for construction of permanent sheds in the gaushalas.
The Chairman said that the monetary assistance of Rs.2.58 crore for constructing permanent shelters has been provided to total 43 eligible gaushalas in eight districts which included; 12 gaushalas of district Sangrur, nine of district Mansa, five each of district Patiala and Bathinda, four of district Barnala, three each of districts Gurdaspur and Amritsar and two gaushalas of district Moga. He said that the total amount has been directly credited into the bank accounts of the gaushalas concerned in a transparent manner so that the management committees would not face any hardship in getting funds.
Reiterating his commitment to provide better facilities in the gaushalas, Mr. Sharma expressed gratitude towards the Chief Minister Punjab Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi for providing monetary assistance for the welfare of the cows well before the winter season.
The Chairman further said that financial relief will also be provided to those management committees of the gaushalas, which have not been got financial assistance due to incomplete documentation. He said that the Punjab Gau Sewa Commission was committed for the welfare of bovine and will continue work for the betterment of the cows.