Haryana to spend Rs 400 cr on villages

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Hisar, Feb 10 (UNI) The Haryana government will spend an amount of Rs 400 crore during the next financial year for raising the living standard and providing basic public health amenities to the people of rural areas.

Stating this here today in a press conference, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Dharambir Singh said 91 villages of the state had been declared as model villages. And for making available all kinds of modern amenities in these villages an amount of Rs 400 crore was being incurred by the state government.

As many as 16 villages of Hisar district had been declared as model villages and an amount of Rs 90 crore was being spent for development of these villages, he said adding that the process of declaring more villages of the state as model villages was still going on.

''For promoting sports in the villages, 12 sports stadium equipped with all facilities are being constructed at a cost of Rs 6crore.'' For keeping the villages clean, safai karamcharis had been appointed in all villages of the state, he added.

''The state government led by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is the first Government in the state which has provided adequate funds for making available basic facilities like cities to the people of rural areas. The previous governments never provided so much funds earlier for this purpose,'' he claimed.

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