NEW DELHI: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday referred to as on Prime Minister Narendra Modi listed here and sought growth of the Mandi-Pathankot countrywide freeway as it is essential for the defence forces.
Virbhadra Singh apprised Modi about issues about the condition. The chief minister sought four-laning of the Mandi-Pathankot Nationwide Highway 154 and instructed the key minister that the freeway was strategically crucial for the defence forces.
Virbhadra Singh explained the ministry of street transportation and highways could just take up the development function on this highway on precedence, an formal assertion explained.
The main minister also urged the key minister to launch Rs.224.35 crore earmarked under the Flood Management Programme for Swan river and Rs.eleven.10 crore for the Chhounch rivulet in Una district.
On tapping tourism and bettering road connectivity, Virbhadra Singh stated the civil aviation ministry had abruptly discontinued the commercial flights to Shimla 3 several years back.
He sought early resumption of commercial flights so that the vacationers keen to visit the ‘Queen of Hills’, as Shimla was fondly referred to as by the British rulers in India, could get far better air connectivity.
The chief minister also elevated the concern of launch of cash underneath the centrally sponsored rural work ensure plan and said that given that September the state has not obtained any grant and that about Rs.90 crore wage liabilities have been pending with the central govt.
The key minister certain him that the issues would be taken up on priority and no compromise would be made on developmental problems, the assertion additional.