Shimla. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth Rs 80.60 crore in Bhoranj Vidhan Sabha area of Hamirpur district.
Chief Minister inaugurated hostel for scheduled caste students at ITI Bhoranj constructed by spending an amount of Rs 1.95 crore.
Jai Ram Thakur laid foundation stones of strengthening and upgradation of Lagwalti-Bamsan lift drinking water scheme under Jal Jeevan Mission to be completed by spending an amount of Rs 45.41 crore, upgradation and strengthening of Malian-Sadriyana lift water supply scheme to be completed at a cost of Rs. 12.40 crore and Rs 1.87 crore lift water supply scheme Amroh.
He also laid foundation stones of Samlah-Dasmal via Tohu road to be completed by spending Rs 3.12 crore, Matlana-Buhana road of Rs 1.83 crore, Tikkar-Khatrian-Dimmi road upto Village Jambehad of Rs 1.83 crore, bridge over Chanth Khad of Rs 2.50 crore and Bus Stand at Bhoranj to be constructed at a cost of Rs 3.20 crore.
While addressing public meeting at Government Degree College Bhoranj ground at Kanjian, Chief Minister said the Corona pandemic has forced us to completely change our life style.
He said that use of face mask and maintaining social distancing has become vital to check spread of this virus. He said that the public meeting in Bhoranj Vidhan Sabha area is the first public meeting being held by him after a gap of about seven and a half months due to the Corona pandemic.
Chief Minister said that strengthening and upgradation of Lagwalti-Bamsan lift drinking water scheme would provide better drinking water facilities to 144 villages and 215 habitations of the area, thereby benefitting about 64,000 people of the area.
He said that Malian-Sadriyana lift water supply scheme on completion would benefit over 23,000 people of about 67 habitations of the area.
He said that construction of bus stand at Bhoranj would meet the long pending demand of the area.
Jai Ram Thakur said that special focus has been laid on development of Hamirpur district. He said that a budget provision of Rs 80 crore has been made for construction and maintenance of roads in Hamirpur district.
He said that the Government was ensuring the pace of development does not get affected due to the pandemic. He said that all possible precautions must be taken to check spread of the pandemic.
He said that even today use of mask and maintaining proper social distancing was only remedy to save ourselves for this virus.
Chief Minister said that the opposition leaders were doing politics even during this crisis. He said that they made a hue and cry that the State Government was doing nothing to bring back lakhs of Himachalis stranded in different parts of the country.
Now when the Government has brought home about 2.50 lakh people of the State from various parts of the country, the same Congress leaders were alleging that the State Government has threatened the lives of lakhs of Himachalis by bringing back these people, he added.
Jai Ram Thakur said that it was due to the strong and able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the dream of crores of Indians has been realized, with Bhumi Pujan of Lord Ram Temple at Ayodhya performed by Prime Minister and magnificent Lord Ram Temple would be constructed within two-three years.
He said that not only this, several other historic decisions such as abrogation of Article 370, Triple Talaq etc. had been taken by the Government.
He said that the whole world was recognizing India as a ‘World Power’, but the opposition leaders were finding a fault even in this.
He said that today the country was producing over 4.50 lakh PPE kits per day and exporting it to several other countries.