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150 playgrounds to be setup in Mansa for good health of people-DC Mansa

150 playgrounds to be setup in Mansa for good health of people-DC Mansa

KS Diwan/ royalpatiala.in/ Mansa

“150 playgrounds would be setup in Mansa to improve the health of people under Mission Tandarust Punjab and to attract the youth towards sports activities” said Mansa Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait while presiding over a meeting of departments carrying out activities under Mission Tandarust Punjab.

Speaking during the occasion She directed the Panchayat Department to locate 30 places in every block to setup 150 parks in the district.

“Try to find these places close to the primary, middle and senior secondary schools where playgrounds are to be setup soon under MGNREGA to attract youngsters towards a healthier way of living”, she said.

To combat the ever rising menace of stray animals on roads, she directed the dairy department officials to keep a random check over the number of animals in cowsheds during the start and end of every month so that people leaving their animals on roads after milking can be taken to task.

150 playgrounds to be setup in Mansa for good health of people-DC Mansa

Riyait directed the dairy, health and food safety departments to jointly conduct checking of adulteration in milk by conducting raids, asked the health and food safety officials to accelerate the inspection of milk samples in view of festivities in market places.

“We have zero tolerance for the adulteration in edibles especially the sweets during this festive season,” she said.

Forest department officials were directed to achieve the target of planting 550 saplings in each village of the district. To reduce the cases of stubble burning in the agricultural fields, the DC asked the pollution control board officials to ensure the presence of nodal officers—appointed by Punjab Government—in the villages.

150 playgrounds to be setup in Mansa for good health of people-DC Mansa

ADC (D) Gurmeet Sidhu speaking during the meeting said that all the department officials should work hard to achieve the targets set by government for a better and healthier environment.

Among others who were also present during the occasion included SDM Budhlada Aditya Dhachalwal, Deputy ESA Bahadur Singh Sandhu, DDPO Dinesh Vashisht and SDO pollution control board Ravi Pal.

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