The present State Government was ensuring that every section of the society and every area of the State get benefitted from the welfare and developmental schemes of the State Government. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur after inaugurating and laying foundation stones of 96 developmental projects worth Rs. 381 crore in Dharampur Assembly Constituency of Mandi district today.
Chief Minister said that the people of Dharampur area were fortunate that they have a dynamic and committed leadership representing them in State Vidhan Sabha. He said that it was a historic day for the people of Dharampur Vidhan Sabha area as a record 96 developmental projects worth Rs. 381 crore were dedicated to the people of the area.
Jai Ram Thakur said that corona pandemic badly shattered the world economy and Himachal Pradesh was not an exception. He said that timely decisions by the Central leadership and the State Government coupled with active cooperation of the people, the country and the state was gradually coming out from this situation. He said that even during the pandemic, he inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth Rs. 4500 crore in about 42 Vidhan Sabha areas of the State. He said that the Congress leaders did nothing in this crisis and even tried to politicize this sensitive issue. He reminded the congress leaders that there were only 50 ventilators in the State when the pandemic spread whereas today the State has over 1000 ventilators.
Jai Ram Thakur said that Jal Jeevan Mission has been proving a boon to the people of the State as the State was committed to provide fully functional water tap to every household by mid of next year.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the State Government has launched Sahara Yojna for providing financial assistance of Rs 3000 per month to families with chronically ill patients, Grihini Suvidha Yojna to provide free gas connections to about 3.25 lakh households, Himcare Scheme to provide health cover of Rs. 5.25 lakh to eligible families, social security pension to the old age, widows, destitute, specially abled etc. He said that over 2.07 lakh families have been benefited under the HIMCARE scheme. He said that Rs 31000 were being provided to daughters of BPL families under the Shagun Yojna at the time of their marriage. He said that it was unfortunate the despite remaining in power for about 50 years, the Congress leaders never thought of such welfare schemes. He said that the Congress leaders were busy in their own development.
Chief Minister said that the results of recently held bye-elections has given a little time to rejoice for the Congress. He said that these results has nothing to do as the results of 2022 general election would be very different as the BJP would again form government in the State. He said that today the Nation was safe in the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was giving befitting reply to any misadventures of the neighbouring nations. He said that abrogation of Article 370, construction of Lord Ram Temple at Ayodaya was possible due to the strong leadership and political will power of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.