NEW DELHI: Himachal Pradesh Main Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday called on Primary Minister Narendra Modi below and sought expansion of the Mandi-Pathankot national freeway as it is important for the defence forces.
Virbhadra Singh apprised Modi about troubles regarding the condition. The chief minister sought four-laning of the Mandi-Pathankot Nationwide Highway 154 and informed the key minister that the highway was strategically crucial for the defence forces.
Virbhadra Singh mentioned the ministry of road transport and highways could get up the construction work on this highway on priority, an formal statement mentioned.
The main minister also urged the key minister to release Rs.224.35 crore earmarked below the Flood Administration Programme for Swan river and Rs.eleven.ten crore for the Chhounch rivulet in Una district.
On tapping tourism and strengthening road connectivity, Virbhadra Singh mentioned the civil aviation ministry had abruptly discontinued the professional flights to Shimla a few a long time in the past.
He sought early resumption of professional flights so that the vacationers eager to visit the ‘Queen of Hills’, as Shimla was fondly known as by the British rulers in India, could get far better air connectivity.
The chief minister also elevated the concern of launch of money underneath the centrally sponsored rural employment ensure plan and said that given that September the point out has not acquired any grant and that about Rs.ninety crore wage liabilities were pending with the central government.
The key minister confident him that the troubles would be taken up on priority and no compromise would be created on developmental issues, the assertion additional.