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PAC takes stock of Modern Cattle Fair Ground, Nabipur

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC)  of Punjab Assembly led by its chairman, Kuljit Singh Nagra, MLA, held a meeting at Bachat Bhawan here today to take stock of the  alleged misappropriation of public funds in the construction of the Modern  Cattle Fair Ground at village Nabipur situated at GT Road at a cost of Rs.7.50 crore. Harpartap Singh Ajnala, MLA Ajnala, Nirmal Singh, MLA Shutrana,  Satkar Kaur, MLA, Ferozepur ( Rural), Sangat Singh Gilzian, MLA, Tanda Urmur, Amarjit Singh Sandoya, MLA Ropar ( Members Public Account Committee) Director, Panchayati Raj, C. Siban, among others, were present on the occasion. After the meeting, the Committee members also visited the Modern Cattle Fair Ground and took stock of the all aspects of the construction of the Modern Cattle Fair Ground minutely.

Cattle fair

It is worthwhile to mention here that the Public Accounts Committee found serious lapses in the construction of the Modern Cattle Fair Ground. It was noticed that potholes inundated with water have appeared all over the ground despite the fact that  a sum of Rs. 19.88 Lakh had been spent on raising the level of the Ground in 2016. The managers of cattle Ground were also found in dilapidated condition even before making it operational. Besides, unsanitary conditions were found around the ground. The Committee asked the Director, Panchayati Raj was asked to fix the responsibility of the concerned officials and the contractor and to take stern action against them for the irregularities.found in the utilisation of funds.

            Besides, the Public Accounts Committee also issued directions to ensure holding of regular Cattle Fairs from October 2 here to make it convenient for the Live Stock keepers of the Fatehgarh Sahib and the adjoining district to buy and sell cattle. The ADC( Development) Hardyal Singh Chatha was also asked to ensure proper sanitation of the Cattle Fair Ground


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