Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur dedicated Dharamsala Mcleodganj Ropeway

He inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 17 developmental projects worth Rs. 283.19

Dharamsala (QNN)

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated Dharamshala Skyway constructed at a cost of Rs. 207 crore hre today. He also inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 17 developmental projects worth Rs. 81.19 crore at Dharamshala in Kangra.

CM inaugurated Rs. 6.30 crore Dhauladhar Convention Centre, Rs. 2.88 crore Parking at DC office Dharamshala, Rs. 8.40 crore Dhauladhar Garden, Rs. 6.50 crore development of Aghnjar Mahadev Temple complex, Rs. 97 lakh development of Municipal Park Dharamshala, Rs. 10.50 crore restoration of Chamunda Temple, Rs. 4.63 crore Art and Craft Centre Rajiyana, Rs. 3.60 crore improvement of Brajeshwari Temple Complex, Rs. 4.35 crore development of Mata Bagh Kangra and Rs. 14.34 crore Parking at Jwalamukhi constructed under ADB.

Chief Minister also performed inaugurations of Rs. 3.58 crore village Haat, Kangra, Rs. 2 crore Type-IV quarters of RFSL, Rs. 2 crore Biscuit Plant of Milkfed at Dhagwar and Rs. 1.58 crore DNA and Cyber Complex blocks of RFSL.

Jai Ram Thakur laid foundation stones of Rs. 1.06 crore advanced instrument Lab, RFSL and Rs. 3.50 crore Regional Lab H.P. State Pollution Control Board, Dharamshala.

Chief Minister said that the Dharamshala-Mcleodganj Ropeway would go a long way in giving boost to tourism development in the town. He said that despite pandemic, the ropeway was completed within the stipulated time. He said that this project would prove a milestone for providing alternative mode of transport to the tourists as well as general commuters. He said that this ropeway has been constructed by using latest world class technology. He advised the executers of this project to evolve a mechanism to introduce a kind of pass for daily commuters.

Jai Ram Thakur said that the State Government was committed to develop lesser known places from tourism point of view, under the Nai Raahein Nai Manzilein scheme. He said that Chanshal in Shimla district was being developed as Skiing and winter sports destination, Janjehli in Mandi district as eco-tourism destination, Bir Billing in Kangra district as adventure sports destination and Pong dam as water sports destination. He said that all these projects on completion would attract tourists from all over the world.

Chief Minister also distributed laptops to the Patwaris of Revenue department for ensuring efficiency in their functioning.