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Himachal Chief Minister inaugurates developmental projects worth about 20 crore

Yadavindra S Rana | September 11, 2022 05:23 PM

UNA (HP):Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated 8 developmental projects of Jal Shakti Vibhag worth about Rs. 20 crore in Haroli assembly constituency of Una district on Saturday. He inaugurated Rs. 4.50 crore functional tap water connection scheme to left out households in Haroli, Rs. 4.65 crore multi village piped water supply scheme in Ispur Zone, Rs. 4.40 crore multi village
piped water supply schemes in Barthri Zone, Rs. 2.10 crore multi villages piped water supply schemes in Dharampur, Rs. 2.07 WSS to village Palakwah, Rs. 69 lakh tubewell No. 30 at khad, Rs. 75lakh lift irrigation scheme at Panjuana  and Rs. 68 lakh water quality and monitoring training centre at Palkwah in tehsil Haroli. 

While speaking on the occasion, he expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Government of India for in-principal approval of Bulk Drug Pharma Park to the State. He said that this Park would be spread over an area of 1, 405 acres at Pollian in Haroli and would prove a game changer for the people of the area. With an expected investment of around Rs. 50, 000 crore, this project would provide direct employment to about 30, 000 persons. He said that 90 percent of the project cost with the maximum limit of Rs. 1000 crore would be provided by the Government of India. He said that it was strange that some leaders of this constituency opposed this mega project as they feared that this would harm their political prospects.  
He further said that it was for the first time that a mega Global Investors Meet was organized in Dharamshala in November, 2019 in which 703 MoUs with an investment of Rs. 96, 721 crore were signed. He said that ground breaking of 240 projects amounting to Rs. 13, 656 crore was held at Shimla and second such ground breaking ceremony was performed by the Prime Minister at Mandi on 27th December, 2021 on the occasion of completion of four years tenure of the state government in which 287 projects worth Rs. 28, 197 crore were grounded. He said that all this was possible due to the investor friendly policies framed by the State Government to facilitate the investors.


He also launched an online module of Mukhya Mantri Swavalamban Yojana and a Coffee Table Book ‘Golden Era of Investment in Himachal Pradesh’, an initiative of Department of Industries.
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur said that under the able leadership of Prime Minister India has become the world's 5th largest economy. He said that once called a ‘Golden Bird’, India lost its old glory due to lack of strong leadership. He said that with Narendra Modi at the helm of the affairs, India would soon regain its lost glory. He said that Rs. 200 crore IIIT was opened in Una district and National Career Centre worth Rs. 50 crore was also opened
in the district. He said that PGI Satellite Centre was also being opened at Una worth Rs. 450 crore. He said that BJP provided a special industrial package for the State, which was discontinued by the Congress Government at the Centre. He said that the Bulk Drug Pharma Park was the biggest gift of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the State, which he considers his second home. He urged the people to strengthen the hands of the Prime Minister and Chief Minister so that the double engine
government keeps on going for many years to come. 
Union Minister said that as many as 5 crore people of the country were provided free treatment under Ayushman Bharat started by Narendra Modi and 3.5 lakh people were provided free treatment under HIMCARE Scheme started by the by the state government. He said that Ujjwala Yojana of the Centre and Grihini Suvidha Yojana of the State have provided free gas connections to crores of families of the country and State.

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