Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated collection centre building of Agriculture department constructed at a cost of Rs. 73 lakh, smart underground dustbin project worth Rs. 4.46 crore and foundation stone of building of regional lab of HP Pollution Control Board to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 3 crore and inaugurated new building of Forest Training Institute Campus and Rangers training constructed at a cost of Rs. 3.47 crore and 2.46 crore respectively at BBMB colony at Sundernagar in Mandi district.He also planted a sapling of ‘Jamun´ plant on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion the Chief Minister said that the Under Ground Dust Bin Project would ensure scientific management of garbage of the town which would in true sense make the town ‘Sundernagar’. He said that the total cost of this project was Rs. 15.99 crore which was being implemented in three cities of the State viz. Dharamashala, Sundernagar and Ponta Sahib. He said that the project would also ensure scientific waste collection and management and require minimum space.
The Chief Minister said that the collection centre of Agriculture department would ensure remunerative prices of their produce to the farmers. This centre would be equipped with all modern facilities. He said that the regional lab of Pollution Control Board would be immensely useful to maintain the pristine environment of the region.Shri Thakur said that the new Forest Training institute Campus and Rangers Training Building would prove a boon to the young forest officers as it has been top class training hall and equipments.He also inaugurated the website of the Institute on the occasion.Forest Minister Shri Govind Thakur, MLA Shri Rakesh Jamwal, ACS Smt. Manisha Nanda and Shri Tarun Kapoor, PCCF Shri Goraya and other senior officer were present on the occasion.