Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing a largely attending public meeting at Banander in Jogindernagar Assembly Constituency in Mandi district today announced upgradation of Community Health Centre Ladbhadol to Civil Hospital and also announced increase in bed capacity from existing 30 to 50 beds.Chief Minister said that the present State Government was committed for expediting the pace of development in the State so that benefits of development reach the person living at the lowest ebb. He said that Central Government has always remained considerate towards the developmental demands of the people of the State. He said that the best coordination between the Centre and State Government has ensured that the State has succeeded in getting approval of developmental projects worth crores of Rupees.Earlier, the Chief Minister laid foundation stone of Water Supply Scheme to partially covered habitation Drang/Chauntra Block in Tehsil Ladbhadol to be completed by spending an amount of Rs 32.84 crore. This would benefit over 39000 people of 253 habitations of the area. He also laid foundation stone of Lift Irrigation Scheme Divdyan, Biru, Jamthala and Gora to be completed by spending Rs 1.88 crore.He said that the present Government unlike the previous Government of the State believes in doing work and not in making tall claims. He said that the previous State Government made announcements during the last few months of its tenure without any budget provisions.
Chief Minister said that he has been in the State Assembly for the last twenty one years, but he had never seen any Chief Minister announcing 30 new schemes in the State Budget. He said that matter of opening of CSD canteen at Ladbhadol would be taken with the Army Authorities.The students of Sr. Sec. School Hari Ganga Nandan presented a cheque of Rs 11000 to the Chief Minister for Chief Minister Relief Fund on this occasion. A cheque of Rs 51000 was also presented to the Chief Minister for Chief Minister Relief fund on behalf of M/s Yudhveer Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd Member Parliament Ram Swaroop Sharma said that the State Government was working with a motto of ‘Sabka Saath-Sabka Vikas’. He said that pace of development got new momentum with Jai Ram Thakur as Chief Minister of the State. He also listed various developmental demands of the area. Local MLA Prakash Rana thanked the Chief Minister for laying foundation stones and inaugurating developmental projects worth crores of Rupees for the area. He also thanked the Chief Minister for announcing opening of IPH Division and HRTC Deport for Jogindernagar. He also thanked the Chief Minister for laying foundation stone of BRICS water supply scheme for Ladbhadol area.Irrigation and Public Health Minister Mahender Singh Thakur, Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar, MLAs Rakesh Jamwal, Jawahar Thakur, Inder Singh Gandhi, Mulk Ram Premi and Hira Lal, Chairman Wakf Board Raj Bali, District President BJP Ranvir Singh, OSD to the Chief Minister Mohinder Dharmani, Deputy Commissioner Mandi Rugved Thakur were present on the occasion among others.