Himachal gets 6 IMFC Schemes worth Rs 7922.69 crore
This was revealed by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today at Dharamshala
Dharamshala: Himachal Pradesh got investment clearance of six Irrigation, Multipurpose and Flood Control Schemes at an estimated cost of Rs.7,922.69 crores on August 07, 2020 in a meeting held at New Delhi.
This was revealed by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today at Dharamshala. Out of the 10 schemes, which got clearance, six schemes are from State of Himachal Pradesh, 3 from Maharashtra and one from Tamil Nadu, he added. Himachal will get 40MW free electricity generated under Renuka Ji Dam Project by HPCL. The State will also get and 3.15 % water share from this project.
Chief Minister told that for Renuka ji Dam Project (National Project) with an estimated cost of Rs. 6946.99 Crores and Himachal Pradesh State Govt. five proposals related to flood protection works/anti erosion measures with estimated cost of Rs. 975.70 crore were given investment clearance by the Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in the 13th Meeting of Investment Clearance Committee (ICC) of Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (DoWR, RD & GR), Ministry of Jal Shakti for consideration of Investment Clearance of State Govt. proposals in respect of Major and Medium Irrigation, Flood Control and Multipurpose Projects.
Jai Ram Thakur said that Dharampur constituency in Mandi district got the clearance for Sakrain, Malthod, Thothu, Dol and Samour Khad with estimated cost of Rs. 145.73 Crores, Kangra District for Naker Khad and its tributaries with an estimated cost of Rs. 231.02 Crore, Sirmour District for Right Bank of the River Yamuna and its tributaries with an estimated cost of Rs. 250.46 crores, Mandi District for Sheer Khad from Barchhwar to Jahu with an estimated cost of 157.66 crores and Shimla district for the River Pabbar from Tikkari to Hatkoti in Rohru Tehsil with estimated cost of Rs. 190.82 crores.
Later on Saturday CM Jai ram Thakur inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth about Rs. 130 crore in Jaisinghpur Vidhan Sabha area of Kangra district.
Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated teaching Block of Government Polytechnic College at Talwar completed at a cost of Rs. 5.95 crore. He also inaugurated 132 KV Sub Station Kanghain completed at a cost of Rs 37.55 crore.
Chief Minister also laid foundation stones of upgradation of Bhedi Uparli to Bhulandar Road to be completed by spending Rs. 3.27 crore, upgradation of Jangal to Oach Kalam Road to be completed by spending Rs 7.57 crore, foundation stone of balance work of Trahla Badhala and Kotlu road to be completed by spending Rs. 3.23 crore, foundation stone of new building of Swami Vivekananda Government Degree College to be completed by spending rupees five crore, foundation stone of lift Water Supply Scheme to partially covered habitations of Dhupkiara, Sai, Garhoon, Hardoon, Kutwalla and Lahar etc. to be completed by spending Rs. 2.90 crore, laid foundation stone of Lift water Supply Scheme Andrana Bandhan under Jal Jeevan Mission in Tehsil Jaisinghpur to be completed by spending Rs. 1.98 crore, of Lift Water Supply Scheme Harsi Sanghol under Jal Jeevan Mission to be completed by spending Rs. 1.50 crore and also laid foundation stone of providing household connection and augmentation of Lift Water Supply Scheme Draman Jalag to be completed by spending Rs. 7.01 crore. Chief Minister also laid foundation of water supply Scheme to Chadihar Khas and multi villages for Baijnath, Lambagaon and Panchrukhi Block of Baijnath and Jaisinghpur Constituency to e constructed by spending Rs. 43.88 crore.
Local MLA Ravinder Dhiman while welcoming the Chief Minister to his home constituency thanked him for dedicating developmental projects worth crores of Rupees in the area. He thanked the Chief Minister for laying foundation stones of five projects worth Rs. 57 crore under the Jal Jeevan Mission. He also detailed various developmental demands of the area.
Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, Industries Minister Bikram Singh, Forests Minister Rakesh Pathania, MP Rajya Sabha Indu Goswami, MLAs Mulk Raj Premi, Arjun Singh, Arun Mehra and Hoshiar Singh, BJP General Secretary Trilok Kapoor, Deputy Commissioner Kangra Rakesh Prajapati and others were present on the occasion