Pabbar river channelisation on cards

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Shimla
  • Updated: Sep 30, 2014 21:33 IST

The government would soon channelise the Pabbar river from Sandasu to Rohroo, the designs of which had been prepared, said chief minister Virbhadra Singh, while speaking on sidelines of inauguration of Government Post Graduate Degree College (Seema), Rohroo, auditorium and library. He added the work would be allotted to a reputed agency.

The chief minister said road from Dodra Kwar to Rohroo would be improved to boost tourism activities in the area and that Chanshal slopes were suited for skiing and other adventure sports. He added that the developed would also provide employment to the youth of the area.

He expressed happiness over dedicating the new block of the college, the foundation stone of which was laid by him in year 2005, to the upcoming generations. Virbhadra announced construction of an additional block for office and staff room for the college.

The chief minister also stressed on the need for playing ground in the college. He said, “People should not quote higher rates for the land that falls within the purview of the government developmental surveys as some development work was being hindered because of land acquisition problem.”

He said adequate compensation would be paid to those whose land would be acquired for the purpose. He appealed to the people to donate land voluntarily.

Earlier, the CM announced to open a sports hostel at Rampur Bushahr, besides shifting Padam Government Primary School to a separate school building along-with hostel facilities.

He was presiding over the closing ceremony of 57th under 19 HP state-level girls tournaments organised at the school, in which 546 students participated.

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