Road connectivity, health, education, water supply priority of the Govt. : Virbhadra Singh
INVC NEWS Shimla, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said that the state government has given top priority to provide road facility to all gram panchayat to ensure speedy and all-round development of all areas. Similarly, water and drinking water facility along-with good health and education services are being ensured to facilitate the rural masses. He was addressing a public meeting at Jabri in Shimla Rural assembly segment after dedicating and laying foundation stones of various developmental projects. He inaugurated Kadyachi-Tabhog road constructed at a cost of Rs. 1.24 crore and flagged-off the state transport bus on this route. He inaugurated lift water supply scheme Bamot-Bag completed at a cost of Rs. 85.35 lakh, health sub-centre building and yuvak mandal bhawan at Bamot, veterinary farmers training centre at Ghanahati. He laid foundation stones of science laboratory of government senior secondary school, Pahal, health sub-centre at Dhalaya and Animal Husbandry Centre at Jabri. He approved to construct link roads to Ghaini and Chaili from Tabhog to facilitate the people of local area and announced rupees two lakh for completion of repair work of gram panchayat bhawan, Pahal. Referring to the development carried out in Shimla Rural constituency, Shri Virbhadra Singh said the constituency has witnessed unprecedented development in all sectors during last four and a half years be it construction of roads, opening of health and educational institutions, providing drinking water and irrigation facilities etc. He said a major drinking water supply scheme from Sainj khud covering 39 panchayats of the constituency has recently been dedicated to the people completed by spending Rs. 105.57 crore. Degree colleges have been opened at Sunni and at 16 Mile besides a large number of high and senior secondary schools to facilitate the students of rural areas. Likewise, various health institutes and several other important institutions have also come during this period. President, State Youth Congress Shri Vikramditya Singh also addressed the public meeting and gave details of unprecedented development that has taken place in the assembly segment during the tenure of the present government. Irrigation and Public Health Minister Smt. Vidya Stokes, Zila Parishad Chairperson Smt. Dharmila Harnot, BDC Chairman Shri Pradeep Verma, former MLA Shri Sohan Lal were also present on the occasion.