Jai Ram Thakur calls on PM Modi, discusses Covid situation in HP

Urges the Prime Minister to approve the document for financial assistance sent to the central government under the tourism infrastructure development project
Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Saturday (PTI)
Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Saturday (PTI)
Published on Jul 18, 2021 01:27 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Shimla

Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Saturday and apprised him of the Covid situation and vaccination programme being undertaken in the state.

The CM urged the Prime Minister to sanction bulk drug and medical devices park for the state which would not only boost industrial activities but also go a long way in generating employment opportunities. He demanded funds for construction of proposed airport at Nagchala in Mandi. He also discussed issues regarding strengthening the road connectivity in Himachal.

He urged the Prime Minister to approve the document for financial assistance sent to the central government under the tourism infrastructure development project.

He invited PM Modi to inaugurate 111 MW Sawra-Kuddu hydropower project and 210 MW Luhri Stage-I project constructed by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited and to lay foundation stone of 66 MW Dhaulasidh project. He held discussion on strengthening information technology and connectivity in the state.

The PM assured to provide every possible assistance for development of the state.

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