The inability of the Punjab Government to auction its 300 sand and gravel quarries in the beds of various rivers and rivulets across the state, is leading to large-scale illegal mining, especially in and around Mohali district.

The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY)

Mohali has badly failed to reap the benefits of various welfare schemes sponsored and funded by the Union government, if the performance during last financial year 2010-11 is any indication.

The Punjab government today approved the Master Plans for the planned development of eight towns, including Sultanpur Lodhi, Hoshiarpur, Tarn Taran, Sangrur, Bhaga Purana, Rama Mandi, Kotkapura and Fatehgarh Sahib.

A decision to this effect has been taken in the 22nd meeting of Punjab Regional Town Planning and Development Board under the Chairmanship of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Bada

Putting an end to the noise pollution caused by electricity generators in market areas, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today ordered that no electricity generators will be allowed to function in market areas of Chandigarh, Mohali and Ludhiana till further orders.

The directions were passed during the resumed hearing of a bunch of petitions filed by shop owners in Chandigarh and Mohali.

Finally, work has begun to quench the thirst of Mohali and other parts of the Greater Mohali area by bringing 40 MGD (million gallon daily) water from Bhakra Main Line (BML) in Kajauli.

The Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) has awarded the project

The industries spreading pollution and those encroaching on government land will be sternly dealt with and none will be spared in Mohali district. Punjab Minister for Food and Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs, Information and Technology Adesh Pratap Singh Kairon said here on Monday.

Hundreds of villagers, under the banner of Punjab Panchayat Union, held a massive protest and laid siege to the District Mining Office (DMO) in Industrial Area, Phase I, here Tuesday.

Illegal communication towers in the Mohali urban estate are under threat.

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today announced the release of Rs 316 crore for bringing 40 Million Gallon Daily (MGD) potable water from the Bhakra Main Line (BML) in Kajauli to Mohali.

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