Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while interacting with people of Balichowki in Seraj area of Mandi district directed the officers to ensure time bound completion of various ongoing developmental projects in the area.Chief Minister said that special thrust must be laid on completion of those projects which were about to complete so that they could be dedicated to the people at the earliest. He said that the Government would provide adequate funds for their early completion. He said that matters regarding FRA and FCA must be expedited so that development does not get affected due to requirement of these clearances.Jai Ram Thakur said that the Government would ensure adequate availability of staff in health and educational institutions of the area. He said that suitable land be identified for construction of Mini Secretariat at Balichowki so that different offices could be accommodated at one place to facilitate the people.Chief Minister said that the COVID-19 crisis has adversely affected developmental works in the State. He directed the district administration to work with utmost dedication to make up for the time lost due to pandemic.Deputy Commissioner Mandi assured the Chief Minister that efforts would be made to ensure time bound completion of all the developmental projects of the area.BJP Mandal President Bhagirath Sharma, General Secretary Tikkam Ram were also present on the occasion.