Phinna Singh Project will be completed soon: CM Jai Ram Thakur

Mar 03, 2018 20:15 | Poltics

Announces Rs. 5 crore for the Project

Dhararamshala (Arvind Sharma )03/03/18

While addressing a mammoth gathering at Nurpur (70 kms from Dharamshala )in district Kangra today, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced a sum of rupees five crore for the much delayed  Phinna Singh Irrigation Project  and assured provision for more funds for its fast completion. Phinna Singh is Rs. 204 crore Irrigation Project which is to irrigate 7500 hectare of land in the area. The Chief Minister announced the up gradation of Nurpur hospital from 100 to 200 bed with all facilities and required posts. He also announced to start the dialysis facilities in Nurpur hospital soon, besides upgradation of blood Bank and providing CB-NAAT machine for testing and screening of pulmonary TB.

“Water supply projects of 54 crore are being implemented in Nurpur and would be completed soon, besides a sum of Rs.73 crore was being spent under road projects in the constituency. Adequate funds will be provided in the budget,” he said.

 Jai Ram Thakur announced a sum of Rs. 50 lakh initially to start the work for construction of Model Bus stand at Jassur, adding that additional funds would be provided   in the upcoming budget.

He also announced a sum of Rs. 15 lakh for constructing a boundary wall around HRTC workshop at Pathankot and assured opening of Police post at Sadwan near nurpur, soon after obtaining necessary details and inputs.

Announced a sum of Rs. 20 lakh for construction of forest inspection hut at Badhui under eco-tourism Project through forest department.

He said that he had taken up the matter with Union civil aviation Ministry for expansion of Dharamshala airport at Gaggal for catering to the needs of civil as well defence services. “ I think this would be an additional backup for the national security in emergent situation and for landing of bigger aeroplanes and more flights,” said CM

He said that the Congress government intentionally delayed the preparation of Detailed Project Reports of 69 National Highways as sanctioned by the Government of India. The Congress feared that if they will start work on the road projects the BJP will take the credit of these centrally sponsored projects. "I have ordered to get prepared the DPRs soon and complete the process of hiring consultancy services by 31st March, 2018", he said.

Earlier the Chief Minister laid foundation stone of augmentation of Lift Irrigation Scheme, Bhadwar in Nurpur to cost rupees four  crore and will facilitate irrigation of as much as 180 hectares of land from Gareli Khud source. 

Health Minister  Vipin Parmar and local BJP MLA  Rakesh Pathania

 also addressed the gathering.

Food and Civil Supply Minister  Kishan Kapoor, Urban Development Minister Smt. Sarveen Chaudhary, Heath Minister  Vipin Parmar, MLAs Vikram Singh Jariyal, Rita Dhiman,  Arjun Thakur,  Rajesh Thakur, Arun Kumar (Kukka) Ex-MLAs,  Dulo Ram,  Harbans Rana, Manohar Dhiman, State BJP Secretary  Kripal Parmar, District President BJP Sanjay Guleria, were present on the occasion amongst others