MOHALI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced the virtual inauguration of two major projects for Mohali district, including a 66 KV sub-station and construction of building of Punjab Biotechnology Incubator.

The announcements were made by the Chief Minister while speaking at the state-level Independence Day programme here.

The 66KV Sub-station 1 will be set up at Sector 82 in IT City Mohali-2, while the Punjab Biotechnology Incubator building is being constructed at a cost of Rs 31 crore in Knowledge City, Sector 81, said the Chief Minister. Construction of the Incubator building was started recently by PWD (B&R), and work is in progress on the basement.

The Chief Minister made special mention of the people who had performed exceptional service during the pandemic, and said awards will be bestowed on these men and women by his government on January 26, 2021.

Two Mohali district personalities, who were present at today’s programme, were mentioned by the Chief Minister as exemplifying the dedication required to be shown by a Government servant in these difficult times. These were Dr. Manjeet Singh, Civil Surgeon Mohali, who led from the front and went personally to high exposure zones /containment zones despite battling leukemia, and Dr. Harmandeep Kaur, District Epidemiologist, who had to move her one-year-old child back to her parental home to ensure safety as she worked day and night, going to the field, for extensive contact tracing, testing, and taking preventive measures.

On the occasion, Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan, along with Mohali DC, presented to the Chief Minister a framed preamble of the Constitution on behalf of the people of the district.

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