Chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday laid foundation stones for various schemes costing a total of Rs. 12 crore for his home assembly constituency, Shimla rural.
Addressing a public meeting held at Sunni, Shimla rural assembly segment, Singh said that speedy and balanced development of the state was the priority of his government and adequate funds had been made available for developmental projects.
He laid the foundation stones for the science block of Government Senior Secondary School, Sunni, to be constructed at a cost of Rs 96.94 lakh and a 50-bedded civil hospital to be constructed at a cost of Rs 5 crore at Sunni.
He also laid the foundation stone for residential block at civil hospital, Sunni, to be constructed at a cost of Rs 144 lakh. He inaugurated the police station at Sunni and laid the foundation stone for a police Station building to be constructed at a cost of Rs 71.63 lakh.
A police post at Jalog was also inaugurated by him. Here too, he laid the foundation stone for a Police Post building to be constructed at a cost of Rs 73.13 lakh.
He dedicated a Karyali-Shada-Nallah road to the people constructed at a cost of ` 86.44 lakh. It would provide connectivity to Shada and Nallah village. He also dedicated the Karyali lift water supply scheme constructed at a cost of Rs 77.51 lakh which would benefit 2200 people of 17 hamlets.
Singh said efforts were being made for conservation of environment in the state.
“Green felling has been totally banned during mid 80s by his government and ban has also been imposed on felling of Peepal, Bargad and aged mango trees on Shamlat land besides other trees,” he said.
Further Singh said overall development of Shimla rural assembly constituency was being ensured and today he dedicated and laid the foundation stones of various projects worth about Rs 12 crore.
Projects worth Rs 22 crore were inaugurated and foundation stones laid in Shimla rural assembly constituency, few days back.
Singh said the state government has opened 17 senior secondary, high and middle schools during last one year in the area to provide quality education facility to the students at their door steps, adding that science classes had also been started at Government College, Sunni and government senior secondary school, Hanog-Dhami.