Chandigarh. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today assured the management of Guru Gobind Singh Refinery Bathinda of full cooperation and help for the expansion of this prestigious project. CM visited the refinery and said that this project is playing an important role in the economic development of the state. He said that the state government is committed to cooperate in further expansion of this project. Bhagwant Mann said that this project is very important to take the state to the heights of progress.
The Chief Minister said that the state government is contemplating to set up a plastic park in this area. He said that this would help in checking the influx of plastic from other states. Bhagwant Mann said that this project will also help in creating new jobs for the youth of the region. Expressing satisfaction, the CM said that Guru Gobind Singh Refinery of HMEL is the first oil and gas project to be set up in Punjab and it is the largest company in the state by investing capital at one place.
He said that the refinery produces Bharat Pad-VI friendly traffic fuels like motor spirit and high-speed diesel etc. and is considered as the energy lifeline of northern India. Bhagwant Mann expressed the hope that the launch of another Guru Gobind Singh Polymer Project would establish the state as a petrochemical hub and provide more socio-economic benefits to Punjab and especially the Bathinda region.
The Chief Minister further said that this refinery is very important for the state as it plays an important role in the development of the region along with generating employment opportunities for the youth. Jobs should be given mostly to local youth. Bhagwant Mann said that if the refinery faces any difficulty in finding qualified skilled youth in the state, then they should approach the state government, which will get it arranged through Punjab Hunar Vikas Mission.
Mann further said that the Punjab government is committed to strengthen the roots of communal harmony, peace and brotherhood in the state. He said that no one would be allowed to disturb the peace and tranquility of the state and strict action would be taken against those who make such plans. Bhagwant Mann said that the enemy forces for the peace and progress of the state are conspiring to disturb it, but the state government will not allow any such unholy intention to succeed. Apart from this, efforts will be made to change the face of the holy city of Talwandi Sabo. Bhagwant Mann said that he is lucky that he has got the privilege of serving this holy earth and will leave no stone unturned for this noble cause. He said that a complete plan would be prepared for the all-round development of Talwandi Sabo.
Tags: Bhagwant Mann, Punjab news
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 03, 2022, 14:24 IST