Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced the social security pension would be increased to Rs 2,000 from 1 November.

Addressing a public meeting at Hodal on Sunday, said the CM said Haryana has been declared kerosene-free and gas cylinder was being provided under ‘Ujjawala Yojana’.

He announced development works worth Rs Five crore for urban areas and Rs 10 crore for rural areas of Hodal and Hasanpur. The CM said that he would take up the matter of stoppage of EMU train at Hodal, with Union Railways minister.

On this occasion, he announced construction of veterinary hospital in village Penglatu, sports stadia in four villages namely Aurangabad, Bhidki, Kourali and Lohina, dispensary in village Gulawad, primary school in village Nangla Pingod and upgrading school from 10th to ten plus two in Garhi Patti Hodal.

Khattar said that today he has visited the city of Maharani Kishori, wife of King Surajmal. He said that there used to be a college which has been taken over by the government. The present state government has given Rs 20 crore for construction of building of the said college. The Hodal city comes under 84 Kos and it has its own significance, but it could not develop due to ignorance of previous governments.

He said that during last four years, the present state government has changed the corrupt system and now people can see the difference between the tenure of present State Government and previous state government.

The CM said the present state government has introduced educated panchayats which was appreciated by the Supreme Court as well. The present state government has introduced transparent Teachers’ Transfer Policy and maximum number of teachers is satisfied with this policy.