Public welfare and equitable development of every region is the top priority of the state government: Jai Ram Thakur

Shimla (QNN)

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today addressed public meetings in village Kharsi of Gram Panchayat Kharsi, village Deodhar of Gram Panchayat Majothi and village Kotla of Gram Panchayat Kotla Khanula of Seraj assembly constituency in Mandi district.

On this occasion, the Chief Minister announced Rs. 10 lakh for the construction of community hall at Thachi, Rs. 2 lakh for Mahila Mandal building Upper Kharsi and Rs. 10 lakh for the construction of stage at Kharsi.

He also announced to provide Rs. 10 lakh for improvement of Odhidhar ground in Gram Panchayat Majhothi, Rs. 3 lakh for Mahila Mandal Building Dev Bala Tikka Bhungan and Rs. 3 lakh for building of Durga Mahila Mandal Salahar. He announced to provide Rs. 5 lakh for Jagohi road, Rs. 5 lakh for Bhatta to lower Bhatta road and Rs. 5 lakh for Salahari-Ganesh Tandi road. He said that Kanungo circle would be established at Deodhar, an amount of Rs. 10 lakh would be sanctioned Dhaniman to Phaltu road and veterinary dispensary would be opened at Salahar. Chief Minister also directed the HRTC officers to complete all the formalities for starting a new bus service from Gohar to Janjehli.

Jai Ram Thakur also announced to sanction Rs. 2 lakh each for the buildings of 5 Mahila Mandal of Kotla Khanula Panchayat on availability of land and opening of Patwar Circle at Kotla. He said that provision of adequate funds would be made for the building of High School Wahua and Senior Secondary School Dadoh. Chief Minister also directed the officials to prepare the estimate of Lift Irrigation Scheme from Labah Khad to Kufri Dhar.

Chief Minister said that the BJP government had established a direct contact with the people of the state and had resolved the problems of common people in time bound manner. He said that Jan Manch had been organized at 256 places across the state and more than 55249 grievances of the public had been heard through this program and most of them were resolved on the spot.

He said that so far 4,42,764 complaints had been received through Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp Helpline – 1100 and out of these 4,29,012 complaints had been redressed. He said that the State Government was providing free electricity to the domestic consumers up to the consumption of 125 units, free drinking water supply to rural consumers and 50 percent concession in fare to women in Himachal Road Transport Corporation buses.

Jai Ram Thakur said that Gram Panchayat Kharsi is a gateway to the Seraj assembly constituency and residents of this panchayat had always supported BJP. Chief Minister said that he had always made constant efforts to ensure balanced development of every region of the state. During the last five years, he had visited every region of the Himachal and ensured that the benefits of various governmental schemes and programs reach in the remotest corners of the state, added Chief Minister. He said that today Seraj constituency is leading the state both in terms of political and developmental activities.

Jai Ram Thakur said that there had been overall development in all the assembly constituencies of the state during the tenure of BJP government. He said that BJP is fully prepared for the upcoming assembly elections and with the unwavering support of the people of the state, mission repeat would be successfully achieved. He said that the BJP government had given special priority to the development of rural areas in its scheme and programs and concerted efforts had been made for the welfare of the poor and needy.

Chief Minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would address a Youth Rally on 24th September at the historic Paddal Maidan in Mandi. He called upon the youth to participate in this rally in large numbers.

Pradhan Gram Panchayat Kharsi Dromati Devi, Pradhan Gram Panchayat Majothi Nek Ram and Pradhan Gram Panchayat Kotla Khanula Dina Nath gave detailed information about the development works in their respective Gram Panchayats and thanked the Chief Minister for the developmental works in the area. State BJP executive member Gulzari Lal also spoke on the occasion.

Additional District Magistrate Ashwani Kumar, Sub-Divisional Magistrate Raman Sharma, representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions, officers of various departments, BJP office bearers and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.