Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated office for registration of Tibetans and Foreign tourists in SP Complex at Dharamshala constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 2.41 crore.
Chief Minister also inaugurated Administrative Office Block at Police Lines Dharamshala constructed by spending Rs. 2.75 crore.
Food and Civil Supplies Minister Kishan Kapoor, Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, MLA Hoshiyar Singh, Former MP Kripal Parmar, Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Kumar, Organisation Secretary BJP Pawan Rana, DGP SR Mardi, IG Atul Fulzale were also present on the occasion.
Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur during Public meeting at Saroa in Mandi district.
Rupees 50 lakhs each would be provided for construction of Science blocks in Government Senior Secondary Schools Saroa and Government Senior Secondary School Bara and science classes would be started in these schools from next session. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced this while presiding over the function ‘Akhand Shiksha Jyoti Mere School Se Nikle Moti’ organized at Government Senior Secondary School Saroa in Siraj Vidhan Sabha Assembly Constituency in Mandi district today.
The Chief Minister said that Akhand Shiksha Jyoti Mere School Se Nikle Moti was aimed at honouring the old students of government schools in the State. This was not only helping to acknowledge the contribution of these old students to the society, but also motivating the school students to work hard to achieve success in life, he added.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the country was safe in the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and today India was poised to emerge as world leader under his able and strong leadership. He said that the people of the State were rock solid behind every decision of Central Leadership being taken against Pakistan. Himachal Pradesh was not only Dev Bhoomi, but it was also a Vir Bhoomi, which has a maximum number of serving soldiers and ex servicemen in armed forces.
The Chief Minister said that the one year tenure of the State government was full of achievements and accomplishments. Every section of the society and every area of the State was benefitted by policies and programmes initiated by the State government. He said that Jan Manch launched by the State government has ensured that the problems and grievances of the people get redressed nearer to their homes. The present Government from the day one was working with the sole objective of welfare of the poor living at the lowest ebb.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the State government in the budget for the next financial year has also decided that employment would be provided on compassionate grounds to employees dying in harness, whereas the previous State government was providing employment on compassionate ground only to the dependent of the employee who had died in service below the age of fifty years. He said that several other welfare schemes have also been announced in the budget for the next financial year.
He said that the Central government has decided to provide Rs. 6000 every year to all the farmers with less than 25 bighas of land and almost 90 percent farmers of the State would be covered under this scheme. The Ujjawala Yojna launched by the Union government has ensure smoke free kitchens in the country. The State has launched Grihini Suvidha Yojana for providing free gas connection to left out families in the state. As many of 50,000 families have been provided free gas connection till date, besides deciding to provide one free refill cylinder under this scheme, he added.
Jai Ram Thakur said that Him Care Scheme has also been launched for providing health cover of Rs. 5 lakh. He announced opening of Health Sub Centres at Tandi, Shimlidhar and Kashad. He announced Rs. 10 lakh for construction of examination hall and construction of two rooms at Primary School Saroa. He also announced veterinary hospital at Bara and Rs. 10 lakh for construction of helipad at Saroa and Rs. 65 lakh for construction of various link roads in the area. Earlier Chief Minister laid foundation stone of Saroa-Latogali lift irrigation scheme to be constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 65 lakh.
The Chief Minister also announced upgradation of Primary School Saraji to Middle School and Middle School Johat to High School. He also announced construction of PHC building at Bara. He announced Rs. 31000 to the school students presenting cultural programme on the occasion from his discretionary fund. He announced a new Patwar circle for Kuklah.
The Chief Minister honoured the pass outs of the school on the occasion under the ‘Akhand Shiksha Jyoti Mere School Se Nikle Moti’.
He also provided Dholak, Chimta, mats, wheel chairs, hearing aid, walking sticks and other equipments to various Mahila Mandals of Siraj on behalf of the ‘Hans Trust’ and the State government and thanked Parminder Bist of Hans Foundation for this philanthropic efforts. He said that Rs. 20,000 would also be provided to every Mahila Mandals of his constituency, besides the equipments provided to them today in this function.
In-charge of Himachal Pradesh for Lok Sabha elections T.S.Rawat said that the State government was forging ahead on the path of progress and prosperity under a young leadership of Jai Ram Thakur. He said that there was anger against Pakistan for the cowardly act of Pakistan supported terrorists at Pulwama recently. The country under Prime Minister Narendra Modi was capable of giving befitting reply to Pakistan and terrorists. He said that schemes such as Swachhat Bharat Abhiyan, Ayushmann Bharat, Mudra Yojna, Jan Dhan Yojna, UDAN Yojna etc. have ensured transformation of the Nation.
Forest and Transport Minister Govind Thakur said that the people of the State were fortunate to have a dynamic Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. He also lauded the philanthropic efforts of the Hans Foundation for providing assistance to the needy and the poor. The State Government was also committed to ensure that everyone in the country was devoid of quality treatment for want of money.
Member of Parliament Ram Swaroop Sharma thanked the Chief Minister for increasing the social security pension of senior citizen from Rs. 1300 to Rs. 1500 in the budget for the next financial year. He also detailed various Central schemes on the occasion.
Principal of the School Binti Devi welcomed the Chief Minister and other dignitaries present on the occasion. She also read out the annual report of school. Principal, Staff and students presented a cheque of Rs. 31000 to the Chief Minister towards CMRF on the occasion.
Chairperson HP State Hospital Red Cross Society Dr. Sadhna Thakur, MLAs Vinod Kumar and Jawahar Thakur, Chairman MILKFED Nihal Chand Sharma, Chairman Wakf Board Raj Bali, Deputy Commissioner Mandi Rugved Thakur, SP Gurdev Sharma were also present on the occasion.
Over 1200 Congress Workers of Siraj Assembly Constituency Join BJP
Over 1200 Congress leaders of Siraj Vidhan Sabha joined the BJP at Saroa in presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
While welcoming the workers, Chief Minister ensured that they would get due respect and place in the party. Every worker in the party was equal and has the responsibility to strengthen the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a strong and vibrant nation.
President Siraj BJP Mandal Sher Singh welcomed the Chief Minister and other dignitaries present on the occasion.
An Atal Adarsh school for girls would be opened in Drang area to ensure quality education to the girl students of the area and matter regarding mining of salt in Drang mine would be taken up with the Union Government. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing a largely attended public meeting at Narela in Drang area of Mandi district after laying foundation stones of Vallabh Cluster University Building, ITI Building and of 130 meter PSC girder bridge over river Uhl at Kamand to be constructed under CRF by spending Rs.10.72 crore, Rs. 10.86 crore and Rs.14.82 crore respectively.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the present one year's tenure of the State Government had ensured all-round and balanced development of the State. The State government was working with a sole aim of welfare of the common man of the State. In its very first Cabinet meeting the government lowered the age limit for availing social security pension without any income criteria from 80 years to 70 years which has benefited lakhs of beneficiaries.
The Chief Minister said that the BRICS scheme, foundation stone of which was laid by him today would go a long way in solving the water problem of the area. The State government would provide all possible assistance to develop Jatingri, Parashar and Barot area from tourism point of view so that tourist could get opportunity to visit this beautiful and virgin valley.
He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ensuring that Himachal Pradesh gets all possible assistance in matter of development. He said that the State government has given International status to Mandi Shivratri and notification in this regard has been issued. He said that State Government was also planning to develop Mandi town as a tourist destination for which Shiv Dham would be developed in the town which would prove an added attraction to the tourists.
The Chief Minister said that the budget for the next financial year presented by him recently has several schemes for almost every section of the society. The announcement has been made in the budget for providing financial benefits to various categories of teachers. He said that the Government was ensuring that every household of the State becomes smoke free by providing gas connection within next two-three months. The State government has also announced providing financial assistance of Rs. 2000 per month to those families where any family member was suffering with chronic illness.
Jai Ram Thakur announced upgradation of CHC Barot to Civil Hospital, opening of Fire Sub Station at Padhar, upgradation of Middle Schools Bhamsoi and Garlog to High School and Primary Schools Kunnu, Kaushal and Sidbudhani to Middle Schools. He also announced construction of Science Block in Government Senior Secondary School Sudhar and School Building at Government Senior Secondary School Salah. He announced Rs.61 lakh for construction and upgradation of eight link roads of the area.
Earlier, the Chief Minister performed Bhumi Pujan of Bhiuli Tung road stage-II and of Arnehar Bunga road under PMGSY to be constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 7.06 crore and Rs. 5.90 crore respectively.
The Chief Minister laid foundation stone of 19.75 meter span RCC T-beam bridge over Sakaryar Khud on Arnehar Bunga road under PMGSY to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 58.5 lakh. He also inaugurated water supply scheme to partially covered habitation of Dhundha area from Dhandhwal Khad in Kufri Gram Panchayat completed by spending Rs. 1.42 crore.
He laid foundation stone of lift water supply scheme to partially covered habitations Baragaon, Kufri, Dharmchyan, Tikker etc under BRICS to be constructed at a cost of Rs 60.58 crore. He also laid foundation stones of lift irrigation scheme from Beas river to village Pali, Silag, Kunnu in Padhar Tehsil and of augmentation and improvement of lift water supply scheme Julag Sangalwah in Gram Panchayat Batheri to be constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 11.93 crore and Rs. 2.78 crore respectively.
The Chief Minister gave away drafts of Rs. 10,000 each to the parents of girl child under Beti Hai Anmol Yojna and soil health cards to the farmers on the occasion. The Mahila Mandals of the area were also provided Rs. 20,000 each by the Chief Minister under Vidhyak Nidhi Yojna.
Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj while addressing the gathering on the occasion of foundation stone of Vallabh Cluster University said that it was a matter of pride that the Chief Minister and Union Human Resource Minister had laid foundation stone of Central University at Dehra and Dharamshala on Thursday, which would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 1300 crore. He said that the Cluster University would ensure that the youth of the region get quality higher education nearer to their homes.
Member Parliament Ram Swaroop Sharma said that the Vallabh Cluster University coming up at Mandi would go a long way in providing quality higher education to the youths of the region. He said that the State has taken a historic decision to provide ten percent reservation to the weaker sections of the general categories. He also thanked the Chief Minister for announcing developing Shiv Dham at Mandi for attracting visitors to this ‘Choti Kashi’ of the country.
MLA Jawahar Thakur thanked the Chief Minister for laying foundation stone and inaugurating developmental projects worth about Rs. 127 crore in his constituency today.
Jawahar Thakur presented a cheque of Rs. 51000 to the Chief Minister towards Chief Minister's Relief Fund on this occasion.
Vice Chairman Zila Parishad Puran Chand Thakur welcomed the Chief Minister and others on the occasion.
Irrigation and Public Health Minister Mahender Singh Thakur, Chairman, MILKFED Nihal Chand Sharma, Chairman, Wakf Board Raj Bali, District BJP President Ranbir Singh, BJP Spokesman Ajay Rana were also present on the occasion among others.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated Rozgar Mela at Mandi, organized under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna by the National Kaushal Vikas Nigam and Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Skill development was one of the major thrust areas of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the State government was also ensuring skill upgradation of the youth of the State to make them skilled as per the demand of the industry. The Prime Minister was to make the youth of the country job providers instead of job seekers.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the State government was also ensuring that maximum employment opportunities were generated in Government sector. He said that it was not possible to provide Government employment to every youth of the State so the effort of the Government was to ensure employment to the youth in private sector. He said that stress should be laid on the fact that all the training programmes were employment oriented and the youth getting training also gets employment immediately.
He said that it should also be ensured that the trainees get employment as soon as they complete their training for which the HP Kaushal Vikas Nigam must maintain better coordination with the industry. As many as thirty companies were participating in this Rozgar Mela and the target has been fixed to provide employment to at least two thousand youth of the region. He said that the main objective of organising this Mela was to provide employment opportunities to the youth nearer to their homes. He also urged the youth to inculcate spirit of competitiveness in order to excel in their lives.
Member Parliament Ram Swaroop Sharma said that that 1.50 lakh youth would be skilled under the skill development programme in the State in the coming time. He said that stress should be laid on the fact that all the training programmes were employment oriented so that youth getting training also gets employment immediately.
National Skill Development Corporation State Head Jitender Sharma while welcoming the Chief Minister said that 24000 youths have been trained under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna in the State, till date.
Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, Chairman MILKFED Nihal Chand Sharma, State Coordinator HP Kaushal Vikas Nigam Naveen Sharma, former MLA Kanihiya Lal, Spokesman BJP Ajay Rana, Deputy Commissioner Mandi Rugved Thakur, SP Gurdev Sharma were present on the occasion among others.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated Residential Complex of Regional Forensic Science Laboratory at Dharamshala today.
This building has been constructed by spending an amount of rupees one crore 60 lakh, which include Type II four quarters and Type III four quarters.
Food and Civil Supplies Minister Kishan Kapoor, Deputy Commissioner Kangra Sandeep Kumar, SP Kangra Santosh Patiyal, Director Forensic Science Dr. Arun Sharma, Deputy Director Meenakshi were present on the occasion among others.
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