KULLU, April 1
Raghupur area of Anni Assembly constituency will be developed tourism-wise to provide job opportunities for local youths, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said here today.
He laid the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 70 crore in the remote village of Dehuri in Karshaigad panchayat of Anni subdivision
Thakur, while addressing a public gathering, said Raghupur would be included in the ‘Nai Rahein, Nai Manzilein’ programme.
He added that Raghupur and the outer Seraj are scenic valleys and have immense tourism potential.
Thakur asked the Deputy Commissioner of Kullu to complete the process of applying for approval for the youths to provide camping facilities in Raghupur Valley.
He inaugurated a sub-divisional office of Jal Shakti department in Shawar and laid the foundation stone for 13 development projects worth Rs 69.68 crore. He announced the establishment of a Primary Health Center (PHC) for the Karshaigad panchayat and the launching of science classes at the Lagoti school. He said funds would be provided for construction of Ropa roads in Lagoti and Koltha and Nagan road in Chhatri.—OC
Rs20 lakh for sarai at Dehuri Temple: Thakur
A grant of Rs20 lakh will be given for the construction of a sarai at the Dehuri temple. A provision for deforestation for the Jalori Jot to Rohchala road will be made. — Jai Ram Thakur, Chief Minister