Chief Minister announces Pandra-Bees as Sub-Tehsil

Chief Minister announces Pandra-Bees as Sub-Tehsil

Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu while addressing a public meeting at Sarahan in Rampur tehsil of district Shimla today announced to open sub-tehsil in Pandra-Bees area of Rampur. He announced bus stand and shopping complex to be constructed at Nankhari, renaming of Nalati Stadium at Rampur in the name of former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, renaming of Middle School Kinnu in the name of Martyr Pawan Dhangal, ITI at Badhawli, construction of parking lot for vehicles at Rampur and Rs. 50 Lakh for rejuvenation of Sarpara lake.

The Chief Minister questioned as who all were inspiring the rebel MLAs and financing their stay outside the state? The people of the state very well know that the BJP has shred its moral values and is impatient to come to the power by hook or crook. It has been the cheap modus-operandi of BJP to conspire against the sitting congress governments on money power and other tactics, he said.

Counting the guarantees, the Chief Minister said that the government recently fulfilled its fifth guarantee by announcing Rs. 1,500 per month to the women folks of the state aged above 18 years. Similarly, the government restored the OPS, it launched the Rs. 680 crore Rajiv Gandhi Start-up Yojana for providing self-employment opportunities to the youth, started English medium in all of the government schools and increased the procurement price of cow and buffalo milk to Rs. 45 and Rs. 55, respectively. He said that in order to economically empower the farmers, the government has announced enhancing the support price for organically produced wheat and maize at the rate of Rs. 40 and to Rs. 30 per kg respectively.

He said that the government has started Mukhya Mantri Sukh Aarogya Yojana under which all those above 70 year of age would be provided free of cost treatment in the government hospitals. Besides, this the wages of MNREGA workers has been enhanced by Rs. 60.

He also paid obeisance at Bhima Kali temple Sarahan.

PWD Minister Vikramaditya Singh while welcoming the Chief Minister thanked him for dedicating projects of PWD department amounting to around Rs. 100 crore.

He said that the government was committed for the welfare of weaker section of the society and was more considerate for empowering women.

Chairman State Planning Commission Nand Lal expressed his gratitude to the Chief Minister to inaugurating and laying foundation stones of developments projects which were pending since long.

Earlier, the Chief Minister dedicated around 25 development projects worth Rs. 165 crore at Sarahan for Rampur Assembly Constituency