CM lays stones, projects worth 270cr in Mandi

Mandi: Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday doled out sops for the residents of Dharamapur assembly in his home district of Mandi by inaugurating and laying foundation stone of development projects worth  270 crore. Addressing a meeting at Baroti, the chief minister said that government was ensuring equitable development of every part of the state. There is no dearth of funds for developmental works, however, it is important to ensuring that every penny is used for welfare of the people, Thakur said. CM Thakur inaugurated Gantrailu bridge constructed at a cost of 3.57 crore and Kanda Pattan-Pangoh-Hayolag road constructed with an outlay of  33.5 lakh. He laid foundation stones of lift water supply scheme to Baroti Mandap Jodhan costing  62 crore; Mukhyamantri Lok Bhawan at Baroti; staff quarters of government degree college, Dharampur; science block and playground of government school Baroti and science block of government senior secondary school, Samoud. He also inaugurated sericulture division at Sandhol and lift water supply scheme for Bahri-Mahri-Dhawali. The chief minister said that it was a matter of pride for people of the state that Bharatiya Janata Party the biggest political party of the world, is being led by the son of Himachal Pradesh, Jagat Prakash Nadda. This was made possible because of affection and benevolence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi towards Himachal Pradesh,” said Thakur. He also hailed the Modi-led government for bringing the Citizenship Amendment Act.