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Posted at: Feb 14, 2018, 12:02 AM; last updated: Feb 14, 2018, 12:02 AM (IST)

Annual planning meeting twice a year, says Thakur

Annual planning meeting twice a year, says Thakur
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presides over the MLAs’ priority meeting in Shimla on Tuesday. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Shimla, February 13

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said the annual planning meeting would now be organised twice a year to review the progress made on the priorities given by the MLAs in the state. “We will ensure that developmental projects get completed in a fixed time frame besides giving timely approval to the projects which were in pipeline”, he added.

Presiding over a series of meeting with the MLAs of Mandi, the Chief Minister said the government would take strict action against contactors and officials held responsible for poor quality of roads as a large number of complaints were being received from almost all parts of the state regarding irregularities in metalling and tarring work.

Mandi district

MLA from Karsog constituency Hira Lal demanded promotion of tourism in Karsog, a trauma centre, a gynae specialist, filling of vacant posts in Karsog hospital, execution of drinking water and irrigation schemes in various parts of the Assembly segment and improving the condition of roads.

Rakesh Jamwal from Sundernagar raised the issue of taking back surplus land from BBMB project and utilising it for establishing other offices and facilities for the general public and drinking water supply scheme for Dehar and Nihari areas.

Vinod Kumar from Nachan batted for promotion of tourism activities, provision of basic facilities and posting of more doctors and paramedical staff in civil hospital Gohar, besides bus stands at Chail chowk and Gohar.

MLA from Drang Jawahar Thakur demanded early completion of under-construction irrigation, drinking water and other schemes.Prakash Rana from Jogindernagar demanded doctors in hospitals, teachers in schools and opening of an IPH division there.

The Chief Minister assured that an SDM would be asked to sit once in a week at Lad Badhol sub-tehsil to help common citizens.

Inder Singh from Balh demanded starting drinking water and irrigation schemes, construction of buildings for newly opened educational institutes and strict action against those involved in illegal mining.

MLA from Sarkaghat Col Inder Singh demanded completion of drinking water supply schemes, channelization of Seer Khud, filling of vacant posts of pump operators and fitters, CT scan machine in Sarkaghat hospital and filling of vacant posts of doctors in various health and educational institutes.

‘Action against erring contractors, officials’ 

Presiding over a series of meeting with the MLAs of Mandi, the Chief Minister said the government would take strict action against contactors and officials held responsible for poor quality of roads as a large number of complaints were being received from almost all parts of the state regarding irregularities in metalling and tarring work.

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