Home to the Golden Temple, Amritsar is on the list of cities to be developed under the government's Smart Cities mission. That said, the city will receive a Rs 500-crore grant from the Centre and Rs 500 crore from the Punjab Government; the total project cost of the smart city proposal is Rs 3,431 c..
In order to enable affordable housing for lower income groups (LIG), the Punjab Government has cleared the way for the notification of the Affordable Colony policy, 2018. This is also to keep a check on the increase in a number of unauthorised colonies.
The Punjab Government plans to expand the 60 km long Sangrur-Khanouri road into four-lanes at Rs 600 crore, mainly to strengthen road connectivity for Malwa region with Delhi area in the state. The state government stated that the road expansion project will be completed by June 2016. On the stretch..