Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during his one-day tour to Chintpurni Vidhan Sabha area of Una district today while addressing a largely attended public meeting at Amb announced opening of PWD JE section at Sarahi, merger of Jal Shakti Flood Control Sub division with Amb Division, upgradation of Fire Sub Station Amb to Fire Station, opening of Health Sub Centre at GP Suri, new Patwar Circle at Sapori, Veterinary dispensaries at Thattal and Chaksarain, MA sociology classes in degree college Amb, opening of Primary Schools at Kuthod Bela and Kaith, upgradation of government high school Kinnu Bhalon and Bahuri to government senior secondary school, upgradation of government middle school Lower Andora to government high school, upgradation of government primary school Tatohra Kalan to government middle school, upgradation of government primary school Sapauri to government primary central school.
Chief Minister while congratulating and facilitating the people of the State on auspicious occasion of Hindu New Year and Navratras, said that people of Chintpurni has got a gift of developmental projects worth Rs. 200 crore on this auspicious day. He said that the State Government has always ensured that the pace of development goes uninterrupted in the area, for which active cooperation of Centre government was also being sought. He said that despite the covid-19 pandemic the State Government has ensured that pace of development goes on steadily. He said that credit of this goes to the active cooperation of the people, timely steps taken by the Prime Minister and massive vaccination campaign launched in the country.
Jai Ram Thakur said that workers of BJP also ensured that all possible help was provided to the needy during the time of pandemic. He said that lakhs of masks, sanitizers and food kits were distributed free of cost to the people in need. He said that the Congress leaders did nothing during this testing time and were busy in politicizing this sensitive issue. He said that there were only two oxygen plants in the State, but today there were 50 PSA oxygen plants in the State. He said that there were only 50 ventilators in the State two years back and today the State has over 1020 ventilators in different health institutions. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi provided free vaccine to people of the country.
Chief Minister said that thumping and landslide victory of BJP in four states of the country has ensured that country would soon be ‘Congress Free’ Nation. He said that now the congress leaders were in a state of shock and confusion. He said that the present State Government would surely ensure mission repeat in the State.
Jai Ram Thakur said that over 5 lakh families have been registered under Mukhya Mantri HIMCARE scheme and till now, more than Rs. 210 crore have been spent for the treatment of 2.17 lakh people of the state. He said that financial assistance of Rs. 3000 per month was being provided for continuous care to the economically weak people suffering from serious diseases under Mukhya Mantri Sahara Yojana. He said that Mukhya Mantri Grihini Suvidha Yojana has ensured that Himachal Pradesh becomes first Smoke Free State in the country. He said that “Zero Billing” would be done for consumption of up to 60 units of electricity benefitting about 5 lakh consumers.
Chief Minister said that monthly honorarium of Anganwadi workers, Anganwadi Assistant and ASHA worker have been increased and this would be applicable from this month. He said that honorarium of sewing teachers, mid-day meal workers, Water Carrier, Jal Rakshak, Multi-Purpose Workers, Para fitters and Pump Operators have also been increased considerably. He said that daily wages of daily wagers have been increased by Rs. 50 per day to Rs. 350 per day and with this the daily wagers would get Rs. 1500 more per month.
Earlier, the Chief Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth about Rs. 200 crore which includes 15 inaugurations worth Rs. 82.33 crore and 18 foundation stones worth Rs. 117.19 crore.
Chief Minister inaugurated Rs. 5.81 crore Amb Khad bridge on NH-70, Rs. 1.48 crore two bridges over Gawlasar Khad and Parah Khad, Rs. 1.50 crore bridge over Kainth khad on Chowkimaniar-Dhamandri road, Rs. 3.69 crore link road to village Paplehra under PMGSY, Rs. 1.78 crore bridge over Mairi Khad, Rs. 24.04 crore upgradation and widening of Nandpur to Mairi Road, Rs. 6.96 crore upgradation and widening of Sikkar ka Paroh to Polian Purohitan road, Rs. 2.48 crore Kucharchhan junction to Amba Da Padhar road, Rs. 3.88 crore upgradation of Chack to Takarla road, Rs. 2.76 crore NH-70 to Khairla road, Rs. 3.02 crore Amba da Padhar to Bingral road, Rs. 6.67 crore Mettling and Tarring of road to Andora Upperla, Rs. 6.68 crore Mettling and tarring of link road to Kalruhi to Mather Lohara, Rs. 11 crore upgradation of Kalruhi to Amb Tilla road and Rs. 40 lakh Mukhya Mantri Lok Bhawan at Chururu, Amb.
Chief Minister laid foundation stone of Rs. 20 crore augmentation of LWSS Bharwain, Samnoli, Arunwal, Guret and Gindpur, Rs. 4.85 crore augmentation of WSS Behli Amb Chowkimaniar, Rs. 9.92 crore improvement of LWSS Mata Chintpurni ji and adjoining areas, Rs. 4.10 crore LWSS Ambehra Dheeraj, Rs. 3.87 crore LWSS Duhal Bhatwalan, Rs. 4.97 crore WSS for providing Multi village scheme to Chururu and Hamboli, Rs. 11.31 crore WSS Sohari Takoli, Rs. 10.80 crore LWSS Amb Katohar Khurd, Rs. 5.17 crore Mettaling Tarring of Kuthiari to Bijapur road, Rs. 11.74 crore Mettaling Tarring of Repoh Piploo to Sandari Karap Gondpur Road, Rs. 2.82 crore residential accommodation for staff of Assistant Distt Attorney, Rs. 1.06 crore Sub Treasury Office building, Rs. 5.93 crore link road from Chintpurni to Amleharvia-Dalwari, Rs. 2.48 crore Indoor stadium at Amb, Rs. 9.35 crore link road from Kharoh to Bhater Behar upto Godri Sidh, Rs. 1.38 crore pilgrimage facilities at old Bus Stand Chintpurni, Rs. 1.38 crore development and landscaping of Mata Ka Bag at Village Kinnu and Rs. 6 crore setting up of new industrial area at village Chak in Amb tehsil of the constituency.
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Youth Services and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur said that the BJP has won in all the four states in the recently held elections and now the BJP would surely again win Himachal Pradesh. He also urged the people to effectively use social media to disseminate the details regarding projects inaugurated and dedicated by the Chief Minister today. He said that Swan Channelization Project was possible due to the efforts of the former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, which has proved a boon to the people of the district. He said that over 22,000 students of the country were brought home safely from war affected Ukraine. He said that all this was possible due to a strong leadership provided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that Ujjawala Yojana and Ayushman Bharat Yojana started by the Centre Government were supplemented by Grihini Suvidha Yojana and HIMCARE schemes started by the State Government. He said that with the collective efforts of the double engine Government at the Centre and the State would surely ensure formation of BJP Government in the State again in December this year. `
Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Virender Kanwar thanked the Chief Minister and Union Minister for ensuring all-round and balanced development of Una district by providing adequate funds for developmental projects. He also thanked the Chief Minister for introducing Sahara Yojana for providing financial assistance of Rs. 3000 per month to the families with a critically ill patient. He said that several welfare schemes have been launched in the budget for the current financial year. He said that the people of the State have made up their mind to once again repeat BJP in the State to ensure that the pace of development goes uninterrupted.
Local MLA Balbir Chaudhary while welcoming the Chief Minister thanked him for dedicating developmental projects worth over Rs. 200 crore. He said that over four-year tenure of the present State Government, Chintpurni area has witnessed unprecedented development. He also thanked the Chief Minister for always being considerate towards the developmental demands of the area. He said that Ethanol factory was being coming up in the district, which would go a long way in strengthening the economy of the area. He also detailed a few developmental demands of the area.
Vice Chairman SIDC Prof. Ram Kumar, former MLA Sushma Sharma and Naveen Dhiman, District BJP President Manohar Lal, Mandal BJP President Kuldeep Singh, Deputy Commissioner Raghav Sharma, SP Arjit Sen, were present on the occasion among others.