Manali: CM Jai Ram Thakur today performed inaugurations and foundation stones of 26 developmental projects of about Rs. 100 crore at Baragran in Manali Assembly Constituency of Kullu district.
Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated projects worth Rs. 40.13 crore including Rs. 5.52 crore ITI building Manali at Patlikuhal, Chief Minister said that the State was about to achieve a target of cent percent coverage of first dose of vaccination in the State. He said that the PM Narendra Modi has also congratulated the State for being first in the country for achieving this feat. He said that credit of this goes to the dedication and hard work of the doctors and paramedical staff and active cooperation of the people of the State. He also urged the people of the State to come forward to get themselves vaccinated so that the State also becomes first State with cent percent population above 18 years fully vaccinated.
Jai Ram Thakur said that it was the BJP Government which provided 50 percent reservation to the women in PRIs and ULBs to ensure their active participation in process of development.
He urged the people of the State to ensure empowerment of the women only than a strong and vibrant society could be ensured. He said that during the Corona pandemic and lockdown, the State Government ensured that all the Himachalis stranded in different parts of the country were safely brought home. As many as 2.50 lakh Himachalis were brought home from different parts of the country in special buses and special trains,CM announced opening of Jal Shakti Division at Manali, construction of helipad at Nathan, upgradation of primary school Sarli and Galan to Middle schools, upgradation of Middle School Shilla under Hallan to High School, upgradation of Government High schools Palchan, Halan-I, Jana and Shirar to Government Senior Secondary Schools, Rs. 20 lakh for Baragaon road, veterinary dispensary at Bran, Rs. 10 lakh each for newly curved out nine panchayats in Manali Assembly Segment, upgradation of veterinary dispensary Haripur to veterinary hospital, opening of health sub centres at Manjli Dhar and Dohlunalla, upgradation of PHC Raison to CHC, opening of PHC at Sajla, increasing of bed capacity of Civil Hospital Manali from 50 bedded to 100 bedded and opening of Gausadan at Manali. He said that matter regarding opening of Hotel Management Institute at Manali would be taken up with Government of India.