Tribune News Service
Dharamsala, November 20
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who was on a visit to the Nagrota Bagwan Assembly constituency today, said that PWD projects worth Rs 365 crore and Jal Shakti Department works worth Rs 150 crore were being executed in the area.
He announced Rs 5.5 crore for Architecture College at Nagrota Bagwan and Rs 2 crore for Government Degree College at Baroh. He said a fruit canning unit at Hatwas would be restarted and the community centre at Nagrota Bagwan would be reconstructed.
The Government High School (GHS), Jalot, would be upgraded to Government Senior Secondary School (GSSS), and Veterinary Dispensary, Suind, to a hospital. A patwar circle will be opened at Tharu. He assured people of sympathetically considering the proposal of opening a BDO office and the construction of a combined office building at Baroh.
Earlier, Thakur dedicated 14 development projects to the people of Nagrota Bagwan at the Gandhi Ground of the Municipal Council and laid the foundation stone of 25 other schemes relating to various departments, to be constructed at a cost of Rs 231 crore. He inaugurated a combined office building built at a cost of Rs 4.60 crore, an administrative block constructed at a cost Rs 6.50 crore, a trainees’ hostel in Rajiv Gandhi Government Engineering College, Massal, built at a cost of Rs 7.50 crore and a lift water supply scheme to the engineering college constructed for Rs 4.78 crore.
Industry Minister Bikram Singh Thakur said that the state was progressing well under Thakur’s leadership.
Thakur gave cheques to various mahila mandals. Principals from Nagrota Bagwan block gave a cheque for Rs 1 lakh for the CM Relief Fund.