Chandigarh: Ten state-of-the-art judicial complexes will become fully operational by September next year in Punjab, PWD minister Sharanjit Singh Dhillon said on Sunday.

Construction of these hi-tech complexes is in full swing at Kapurthala, Pathankot, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Barnala, Tarn Taran, Sardulgarh, Zira, Malaut and Batala, he said.

The project will cost Rs 280 crore, the minister said.

Five modern district administrative complexes at Tarn Taran, Barnala, Ferozepur, Kapurthala and SAS Nagar (Mohali) will be ready for operation by March next year, Dhillon said.

Construction of 10 tehsil complexes at Kharar, Tapa, Chamkaur Sahib, Dhuri, Bholath, Jagraon, Dera Baba Nanak, Moonak, Patran and Budhlada has been almost completed, he said.

The minister reiterated the resolve of the SAD-BJP government to bring improvement in the infrastructure and road network in the state.

A bridge, costing nearly Rs 60 crore, between Ferozepur and Tarn Taran district over river Sutlej will be completed by December next year, he said.

Dhillon said a survey is being conducted to identify important routes and to widen roads along canals.

(Agencies)

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