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Nahan gets Rs 219 cr projects

Screenshot 2024 01 07 125146Solan: Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu today inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 11 developmental projects worth Rs 219 crore at Nahan in Sirmaur district. He inaugurated a bridge constructed at a cost of Rs 16.62 crore over the Markanda river and three residential accommodation built for the staff of Dr YS Parmar Government Medical College, Nahan, for Rs 1.71 crore.

Sukhu also laid the foundation stone of a Rs 144.30-crore sewerage project for Nahan city, Rs 17.24-crore irrigation scheme under the HP Shiva project for Nahan and Paonta Sahib development blocks, Rs 6.43-crore lift irrigation scheme in Gada-Bhudi, Rs 7-crore drinking water supply scheme at Jamta, Rs 4.25-crore augmentation and strengthening of various lift irrigation schemes in Kala Amb, Rs 2-crore rainwater harvesting structure at Chasi, Rs 2-crore multipurpose dam in Pathar Khud at Kathana village, Rs 14.65-crore hostel building of Dr YS Parmar Government Medical College at Nahan and a Rs 2.50-crore hatchery building at Kansiwala.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister provided Rs 9.88 crore as first installment for the rehabilitation of 1,388 disaster-hit families of Sirmaur district.

Sukhu, while addressing a public gathering, said that due to financial mismanagement by the previous BJP government, the state was reeling under difficult cosnditions. “No attention was paid to generating resources and the BJP government instead took a loan of Rs 14,000 crore in 2022-23.”

He said, “My government presented its first Budget with an aim to gnerate resources and make the state self-reliant in the coming four years. We aimed at making Himachal the most prosperous state of the country in the coming next 10 years.”

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