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Jai Ram Thakur urges for sanctioning of NDRF Battalion for Himachal

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New Delhi , 27 Jan 2018

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi today. He discussed various issues pertaining to the State with the Union Minister.Chief Minister urged for sanctioning an NDRF Battalion to the State as Himachal Pradesh is a disaster prone State and in case of natural calamities response teams take time to reach the spot and placement of NDRF battalion in the State would help in sending prompt relief to people in case of natural disasters.He also requested for liberal financial assistance for modernization of police force and also demanded for making allowances for Special Protection Officers posted in border areas of State at par with those posted in Jammu and Kashmir. At present SPOs are getting only Rs 3000/- which is lesser than those of their Jammu and Kashmir counterparts, he added.Shri Jai Ram Thakur also urged the Union Minister for heli taxi services on subsidised rates for the State on the pattern of North Eastern State and added that this would not only help in tackling natural disasters promptly, providing connectivity  to remote areas of State besides promoting tourism as well, he added.The Union Minister assured of all possible support in future for Himachal Pradesh.


Tags: Jai Ram Thakur , Rajnath Singh



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