Foundation stones and inaugurations worth 93 crores in Kasauli constituency
While addressing a largely attended public meeting at Dussehra Ground at Parwanoo in Kasauli Vidhan Sabha area of Solan district today, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced opening of SDM Office for Kasauli Assembly Constituency and also setting up of a modern Agriculture Market at Parwanoo to facilitate the farmers of the region. He also announced establishing Sub Tehsil at Parwanoo.
Chief Minister said that today he has laid foundation stones and inaugurated developmental projects worth Rs 93 crore for the area. He announced upgradation of Government High Schools Jadli and Sanawar to Senior Secondary Schools, upgradation of Government Middle school Helach to High school. Chief Minister also announced upgradation of CHC Dharampur to 50 bedded Civil Hospital, opening of Veterinary dispensary at Deothi, upgradation of Ayurvedic Hospital Gadkhal to Twenty bedded Hospital, upgrading temporary police post Bhojpur to permanent post and plying of Bus from Dharampur to Gadkhal.
Chief Minister said that the last two years have been witness to unprecedented development of all areas of the State and welfare of the all sections of the society. He said that even the opposition leaders have no issue against the State Government and was desperately trying hard to rake up baseless issues against the State Government to simply remain in news. He said that people of the State were rock solid behind the Government. Landslide victory of the BJP candidates in the State in Lok Sabha elections and bye elections to two assembly constituencies is testimony to it, he added.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the BJP government was formed again in the country under the able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which has ensured uninterrupted pace of development but also ensured that the reins of the country were again handed over to Narendra Modi for ensuring a strong and vibrant India. He said that the State Government was working with single objective of balanced development of the State.
Chief Minister said that the State has become fourth State of the country to start Chief Minister Help Line for redressal of public grievances. He said that as many as 26100 complaints and grievances have been resolved till date through the Chief Minister Sewa Sankalp Helpline 1100. He said that Sahara Yojna has been launched by the State Government to provide financial assistance of Rs 2000 per month to family of those with critically ill patients. He said that as many as two lakh gas connections have been provided to the households of the State under Gahrini Suvidha Yojna to make the State a Smoke Free State by end of this year.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the State Government has organized Global Investors' Meet at Dharamshala to woo investors to invest in the State. He said that Investors' Meet has resulted in signing of MoUs worth Rs 93,000 crore. He said that several investors from India and abroad have shown interest to invest in the State. This would go a long way in transforming the economy of the State, by creating employment, self employment and economic activities in the State, he added.
Chief Minister said that even after 72 years of independence, Jammu Kashmir had separate flag, Constitution and law, due to the Article 370. He said that abrogation of this Article has ensure that Jammu Kashmir becomes integral part of India in real sense and today, due to strong leadership at Centre, India has one Constitution and One Flag.
Earlier, on his arrival at Parwanoo, Chief Minister was accorded rousing welcome by people of the area. Various political, cultural and social organisations also honoured the Chief Minister on the occasion.
Chief Minister inaugurated upgradation of road from Patta Brawari to Haripur constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 124.30 lakh and of Science lab of Government Senior Secondary School Bhojnagar completed at a cost of Rs 82.38 lakh.
Chief Minister laid foundation stones of widening and upgradation work of Barotiwala Mandhala Parwanoo road to be completed by spending Rs 14.74 crore, up gradation work of of road from Bhojnagar Klamlog via Nerikalan to be completed by spending Rs 4 crore and Upgradation of road from Gadiyar to Budho to be completed at a cost of Rs 1.92 crore. He also laid foundation stones of Providing Sewerage system to Parwanoo town to be completed by spending about Rs 48 crore, of State of Art ITI Dharmpur at Kanda be come up by spending Rs 10.52 crore, expansion of existing sub market yard at Dharmpur at a cost of Rs 54.32 lakh and Upgradation work of Infrastructure development at Parwanoo to be carried out by spending Rs 10.48 crore.
Industries Minister Bikram Singh said that being himself from a humble background, Chief Minister well understands the developmental needs of the common man. He said that in order to uplift socio-economic condition of underprivileged and poor, the Chief Minister during these two years has launched several schemes in the State. He said that Jan Manch, Gharini Suvidha Yojna, HIMCARE, Pension Scheme, Sahara Yojana, etc have proved blessing for lakhs of people of the State.
Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr Rajiv Saizal while welcoming the Chief Minister in his home constituency said that soon after assuming the reins of the State, Chief Minister took an historic decision to lower the age for senior citizen to avail the old age pension benefits without any income limit for 80 years to 70 years. He said that several other welfare schemes have been launched to ensure socio-economic upliftment of the poor and the downtrodden. He also detailed various developmental demands of the area.
Chairperson State Women Commission Dr Daizy Thakur welcomed the Chief Minister and other dignitaries present on the occasion. She thanked the Chief Minister for initiating several welfare schemes for welfare and development of the State.
Later, Chief Minister was presented a demand charter by Parwanoo Industrial Association. President of Association Subodh Gupta thanked the Chief Minister for organising Global Investors' Meet and providing various incentives to the industry. Managing Director, Microtech Industries Subodh Gupta presented a cheque of Rs. five lakh to Chief Minister towards CM Relief fund.
Vice Chairman Water Management Board Darshan Singh Saini, MLA Doon Paramjit Singh Pammi, Vice Chairman Khadi Board Purushottam Guleria, Vice Chairman Gau Sewa Ayog Ashok Sharma, Chairman Agriculture Marketing Board, Baldev Bhandari, former MP Varinder Kashyap, former MLAs K.L.Thakur and Vinod Chandel, President BJP Solan Ashutosh Vaidya, BJP leaders Rattan Singh Pal, Ritu Sethi and Dr Rajesh Thakur, Deputy Commissioner Solan KC Chaman, SP Madhusudan, Chief Engineer PWD Lalit Bhushan were present on the occasion among others.