Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu while presiding over the last session of the MLA priority meeting of Shimla and Mandi districts here today said that one year’s tenure of the present state government has taken and implemented many major decisions accelerating the pace of the development in the state. To speed up the construction works, the tender period of the Public Works Department has been reduced from 51 days to 20 days. The decisions taken by the Government in its first year of regime are visionary with limited resources, a huge inherited debt burden and overcoming the disaster of the decade.

Sukhu said that the state government has taken a historic decision to organize ‘Revenue Lok Adalats’ in the last two days of every month across the state for speedy disposal of revenue cases pending for years. ‘Sarkar Gaon Ke Dwar’ programme has been launched with a motive to resolve the problems of the people at their door-steps. The Old Pension Scheme for NPS employees has been restored to ensure a dignified and secured retirement life for the employees. The effective implementation of the welfare schemes and other developmental works were also ensured during one year of our regime so that the benefits could reach the deserved.

District Shimla MLA Chopal Balbir Verma urged to open Bus Depot at Nerwa and expedite the ongoing works of Jal Shakti department. He requested to promote tourism activities in Chopal area, expedite the improvement work of Chhaila-Chopal road and to provide adequate staff in schools. MLA Theog Kuldeep Rathore appreciated the relief and rehabilitation efforts of the state government during the disaster. He suggested to ensure proper drainage system while constructing roads and demanded besides construction of Narkanda-Hatu ropeway. He urged for filling up the vacant posts of doctors in his assembly segment, upgrading the status of district hospital Theog and providing ultrasound machine in the hospital.

MLA Rampur Nand Lal urged for the construction of a bridge for the smooth functioning of the bypass road in Rampur. He also urged to speed up the construction work of Engineering College at Kotla in Jeuri, to open a college in Jeori, speeding up construction of Nankhadi College, Trauma Centre at Rampur, and CA Store Duttnagar. He also urged to provide land at suitable sites to construct houses to the families affected by landslides in various villages due to the disaster. Mandi District Deep Raj, MLA from Karsog assembly constituency, urged to solve the electricity problem in his constituency and improve the disaster affected roads in apple producing belts. He demanded installation of crash barriers at accident prone places on Tattapani to Karsog road and construction of parking in Karsog. He also urged to promote tourism activities in Tattapani.

Nachan MLA Vinod Kumar urged to immediately fill the vacant posts in the educational institutions of his constituency. He urged to get the forest clearance done soon for the construction of bus stand Gohar and Chail Chowk. He demanded to start the construction work of the two Kisan Bhawans proposed in his constituency soon and renovate the Chail Chowk-Pandoh road. Balh MLA Inder Singh Gandhi urged to improve the electricity system in Lal Bahadur Shashtri Medical College at Ner Chowk. He said that there was a demand to strengthen the Kalkhar to Ratti road. He urged for beautification and improvement of prominent lakes of the area including the famous Rewalsar Lake besides promoting tourism activities.

MLA Dilip Thakur from Sarkaghat urged to provide adequate staff in Sarkaghat hospital and other health institutions in his assembly segment. He demanded strengthening of road facilities. Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena thanked to all those present in the meeting. Education Minister Rohit Thakur, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Anirudh Singh, Public Works Minister Vikramaditya Singh, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Mohan Lal Brakta, Additional Chief Secretary Onkar C. Sharma, Principal Secretary (Finance) Devesh Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Bharat Khera, Administrative Secretaries and senior officers were present in the meeting.

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