Check the spread of silt from projects to fertile land, CM Jairam to BBMB officials
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, while presiding over the meeting with the senior officers of the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) and State Government here today, said that the BBMB must take the work of metalling and tarring of Baggi to Dhanotu road in Sundernagar and Nachan areas of Mandi district to facilitate the commuters.
Jai Ram Thakur said that work on Thawal bridge in Sundernagar must be expedited and the BBMB must also consider construction of roads alongside 40 meters Mangla bridge which has been constructed by BBMB. He said that this would facilitate the people of several panchayats of Sundernagar, Nachan, Balh and Seraj Assembly Constituencies of Mandi district.
Chief Minister said that the BBMB authorities must also evolve a mechanism to check the spread of silt from projects to fertile land. He said that proper retaining walls and safety measures must be taken to save the precious land of the farmers.
Jai Ram Thakur said that crash barriers must also be installed alongside the canal to avoid any untoward incidents. He also asked the BBMB authority for proper repair and maintenance of Bathali bridge near Pandoh besides ensuring proper safety of eco park at Pandoh.
Chief Minister also asked the BBMB authorities for constructing the protection walls alongside outer boundary of Pong Dam besides construction and maintenance of roads in the area to facilitate the people.