Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s three days tour of tribal regions was cancelled in the morning due to inclement weather condition, however he announced various projects worth Rs. nine crore for Bharmour and Holi area of Chamba district via telephone.
These include bridge on Ravi River on Tiyari road in Holi area to be constructed at a cost of Rs. two crore, Holi Jabal Sewerage Scheme worth Rs. 2.39 crore, Sutkar-Banaun-Holi Drinking Water Augmentation Scheme worth Rs. 1.10 crore, foundation stone of Bharmour Community Health Centre to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 1.98 crore and Alternate Helipad to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 1.38 crore.
In his message to the people of the area through telephone, Virbhadra Singh said that State Government had given priority for the development of tribal and far flung areas of the State and sufficient funds would be made available for various works in these areas.
He said that he was much keen to perform the foundation stone ceremonies of various projects in the area physically but due to bad weather it was not possible. He forwarded his message through the Mobile phone of Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri. He said that he had directed all concerned officers to complete these projects in time bound manner.