Pb contractors are being barred from working on road construction.

Contractors from Punjab were always involved before, but they have gone out of the picture for the past six months, says association president Harjinder Singh . Local contractors should take at least 60% of the work in Himachal Pradesh and J&K, which should be the norm in Punjab, says association president Harjinder Singh .

Jalandhar, Jan. 20: The welfare association of Punjabs road and infrastructure contractors has claimed that none of its members were being hired for state highway projects worth Rs 50,000 crore, so the chief minister could intervene to get them 60% of the work done in the state, according to association president Harjinder Singh and general secretary Karanvir Singh Sarya.Contractors from Punjab were always involved before, but they have gone out of the picture for the past six months, according to Harjinder Singh.Punjabs MLAs and the government haven't responded to us.The states should have first priority on those building jobs when large projects come to Punjab, according to the association.