New Zila Parishad building in Bathinda inaugurated by Maluka
Bathinda, December 14
The Minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, Sikandar Singh Maluka, today inaugurated the newly constructed building of Zila Parishad.
Built at a cost of Rs 13.15 crore, the building has all modern facilities.
Maluka said the Punjab Government was committed to deliver time-bound services under one roof to the people. The new construction is a symbol of Punjab government’s untiring efforts to deliver the best in terms of infrastructure and provide best environment for those working in offices and for those visiting it.
Maluka said the ground floor and first floor have been reserved for creating revenue for the Zila Parishad as shops and booths had also been constructed.
Each of these floors has 20 shops and four booths. The building has total 40 shops and eight booths.
The second floor has offices of chairman of the Zila Parishad, vice-chairman, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) and the staff.
It also has a meeting hall. The third floor has offices of superintending engineer, Panchayati Raj, executive engineer, sub-divisional office, besides canteen and stores.
Maluka said the building had adequate parking space in the form of semi-basement parking lot.
Also, proper seating facility, safe drinking water and fire extinguishers have been installed at the building.
MLA Sarup Chand Singla, MLA Darshan Singh Kotfatta, chairman of Zila Parishad Gurpreet Singh Maluka, Mayor Balwant Rai Nath, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori, ADC (D) Dr Shena Aggarwal, BJP district president Mohit Gupta and others were present on the occasion.