Nilokheri Project

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Nilokheri Project

Shri S.K. Dey later Union Minister for community Development and Cooperatives up to 1965 was the central figure of this project. It was originally started to rehabilitate 7000 displaced persons from Pakistan. Later it was integrated with 100 surrounding villages making a rural cum urban township. The scheme was called as “Mazdoor Manzil”.

Objectives:

1. Rehabilitation of the displaced persons from Pakistan.
2. Self sufficiency for the township in all the essential requirements of life.

Activities:

1. School
2. Agricultural Farm
3. Poly-Technique training centre
4. Dairy
5. Poultry Farm
6. Piggery Farm
7. Horticultural Garden
8. Printing Press
9. Garment Factory
10. Engineering workshop
11. Soap Factory

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