Shimla, 29 May, 2021
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while interacting with the officers of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Dogra Scouts and 15th Bihar Regiment at Army Helipad Samdo in Lahaul-Spiti district today appreciated the role of army personnel in protecting the frontiers of the Nation.
Jai Ram Thakur said that it was due to their commitment and efficient duty despite difficult topography and harsh climatic conditions that we were safe and able to live without any fear. He said that the services being provided by the Army personnel were source of inspiration to all.
Chief Minister said that Spiti valley has achieved 100 percent target in vaccination of people of above 45 years for which the district administration and health department deserves appreciation. He said that the highest Village connected with motorable road in the world, Komik has achieved cent percent target in vaccinating people above 18 years which was matter of pride for not only the people of this landlocked district but also for the State as a whole.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the State has participated in the National Ice Hockey Championship for the first time and has won bronze medal in this event. He said that Dogra Scouts have also participated in this event and secured fifth position.
Chief Minister said that he would soon visit Spiti valley as soon as situation becomes normal from Corona virus.
Tribal Development Minister Dr. Ram Lal Markanda, Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu, Sector Commander Brig. Prag Nangagre, Commanding Officer Dogra Scouts Nitin Mittal, Colonel of 15th Bihar Regiment Pranav Awasthi and other officers were also present on the occasion.