28 May 2012

Revenue Committee had been constituted to realize the dream of small districts in the hill region of Uttarakhand.

Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna advocating for small districts in hill areas said that a Revenue Committee had been constituted to realize the dream of small districts in the hill region of Uttarakhand. He maintained that overall development of hill areas was possible only when the districts were small.
Chief Minister Bahuguna addressing a public meeting at Chakrata on Saturday said that concept of comprehensive development of state was possible only through development of remote, rural and backward areas. "Our Government wants no controversy as far as development of the state is concerned," he asserted and added that the Revenue Committee would submit report to the Government and appropriate steps taken.
Chief Minister, responding to the requests made by Rural Development Minister Pritam Singh who is also the area MLA announced about 124 development projects. He also announced establishment of Technical Education Institute and Engineering College at Chakrata and ITIs at Lakhamandal, Panjitilani, Lakhwad and Kathiyan. Mr. Bahuguna also gave his consent for upgradation of 21 high schools in Chakrata area and constructions of degree college buildings at Chakrata and Tyuni. The other announcements made by him included establishment of Allopathic Hospital at Lower Koru and Vinsoun, Primary Health Centre at Koti Ichhari, Ayurvedic Hospital in Darmigarh, inclusion of life history of Shaheed Kesri Chand in Primary School syllabus, promotion of Shaheed Kesri Chand Memorial Ramtal Garden as tourist spot and installation of Freedom Fighter Funku Das Shaheed Smarak.
Earlier, Cabinet Minister Pritam Singh placing about 124 demands to the Chief Minister apprised him about the various problems existing in his constituency that included lack of education, road, medical and other basic facilities. He also urged the Chief Minister to declare Binhar backward area and generate employment opportunities for local youths. He also stressed on developing Jaunsar area as tourist place beginning with Ashoka Pillar at Kalsi. Mr. Pritam Singh also placed his demands for constructions of bridges, constructions and extension of roads which were included by the Chief Minister in his announcements.
Also present on the occasion were former Zila Panchayat Chairman Chaman Singh, Chakrata Block Pramukh Rajpal, Congress leaders Sardar Singh, Khushiram Sharma, Pankaj Jain, Sanjay Paliwal, Ajay Singh, Brahmadutt Sharma and Rajendra Agarwal.

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