Chintpurni: On the final day of his three-day tour of the Una district, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh laid foundation stone of sewerage scheme for Chintpurni town in Una district to be constructed with an amount of Rs. 8.50 crore. The scheme will be fully funded by the Chintpurni Temple Trust and will benefit 1521 people of the town besides thousands of pilgrims visiting the temple everyday.
Singh also inaugurated the Gindpur-Malun-Kharoh Water Supply scheme constructed at a cost of Rs. 1.20 crore. Later, he opened the Himachal textile Park of M/S Jindal Speciality Textile Limited at Thathal. The Park has been constructed at a cost of 116.62 lakh and it would provide employment to around 250 people.
Virbhadra Singh announced Rs. 5 crore for construction of bridge over Takrala khad and directed the Agricultural Marketing Board to explore the possibilities of construction of vegetable market at Amb.
Chief Minister also announced to upgrade Government middle schools Gagoh and Bhaloan to Government high schools and Government high school Churdu as senior secondary school. He also directed to construct new building of GSSS Jawahar. Earlier in the morning, the Chief Minister paid obeisance at Mata Chintpurani temple.
While addressing a public meeting at Ramleela Ground at Amb in district Una, he expressed concern over the declining decency in the State politics and malicious propaganda beyond limits.
Chief Minister said that he had no personal grudge or ill will against anybody adding that every political party should consider about maintaining a certain level of modesty besides mutual cooperation and amity in the larger interest of the State.
The Chief Minister said that he had been extensively touring different parts of the State since the Congress government took over. This has not only helped in accelerating the pace of developmental projects but also resolving the grievances of the people at their door steps.
Irrigation & Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes said that the State government was ensuring all-round development of each area of the State and various schemes and programmes aimed at the welfare of common man had been initiated during past one year. She said that five detailed project reports amounting to Rs. 30.51 crore had been sanctioned for constructing rain water harvesting structures in Chintpurani, Gagret and Kutlehar assembly segments.
Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said that Una district had witnessed speedy development during past one year and number of major projects had been sanctioned for the district by the State Government.
Kuldeep Kumar, Chairman, State Finance Commission thanked the Chief Minister for his three-day tour of the district for sanctioning various developmental projects worth crores of rupees. He thanked the Chief Minister for attending the public grievances. He also put forth various demands of the Chintpurani area.
Rakesh Kalia, Secretary, AICC and MLA Gagret, Thakur Singh Bharmouri, Forest Minister, Bawa Hardeep Singh, Chairman, H.P Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, Ram Dass Malangar, former Deputy Speaker, Abhishek Jain, Deputy Commissioner, Anupam Sharma SP and other prominent persons of the area were also present on the occasion.