Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced to open SDM and DSP offices at Kafota and Shilai in the district yesterday. He also inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth about Rs 500 crore in the district on Friday. At Shillai Chief Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 30 developmental projects worth over Rs. 175 crore, whereas earlier in the day at Sarahan in Pachhad assembly Segment inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 55 developmental projects worth about Rs 315 crore. At Shillai, Chief Minister announced opening Electric Division at Shillai and at Kafota, PWD Sub Division at Timbi, IPH Inspection Hut at Timbi, Primary Health Centres at Panog, Jarwa and Chandni. He also announced Rs. 1.50 crore for Lif t Water Supply Scheme for Shillai.
Jai Ram Thakur also announced upgradation of three Government High Schools including Pohta Manal, Khando and Shakoli to Government Senior Secondary Schools, Middle School Gundan to High School and Primary School Shanlian to Middle School besides starting of science classes in Government Senior Secondary Schools Bandli Dadas and Mila.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the State Government had ensured equitable and balanced development of every section of the society and every area of the State. He said that despite one and a half year of the present tenure was adversely affected due to the corona pandemic, the State Government ensured that it stand upto the developmental aspirations of the people of the State. While taking a jibe at the Congress leaders for giving suggestions to fight the pandemic, Chief Minister said that it would have been better had they advised their leaders of Punjab and Rajasthan, where the situation was far more adverse. He said that Congress leaders were posing as if they have vast experience of fighting this pandemic. He accused the State Congress leaders of raising bills worth Rs 12 crore to its Party High Command claiming that they have distributed masks and sanitizers worth this amount which was false.
Power Minister Sukh Ram Chaudhary thanked the Chief Minister for always being considerate towards the developmental aspirations of the people of Sirmour district.
Baldev Tomar Vice Chairman State Civil Supplies Corporationthanked the Chief Minister for announcing several developmental schemes for the area. He urged the Chief Minister take up the matter of declaring Trans-Giri area of the Constituency as Scheduled Tribe area.