Himachal CM inaugurates projects worth Rs 250 crore in Dharamsala
Dharamsala (HP), Jan 19 (PTI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday inaugurated development projects worth around Rs 250 crore in Dharamsala.
These projects include Dharamsala-McLeod Ganj Ropeway, Dhouladhar Convention centre, DC office cafeteria and parking, Aghanger Temple complex, MC Parking, Dhouladhar Garden, MILKFED Biscuit Plant, among others.
Asked about the opposition’s charge that a majority of these projects are the “gift to the region by the previous congress government”, Thakur said, “It is the compulsion of the opposition to say this. Our government is working for the public and when few projects are completed during our tenure, it is the right of our government to inaugurate them.” He said Dharamsala is an international tourist site as Tibetan spiritual leader the. Dalai Lamalives here and the region is also blessed by the beauty of snow-laden Dhauladhar ranges and the wonderful Kangra valley.
The chief minister added that as traffic congestions are becoming a hazardous problem in the state, ropeways could be the solution.
He said few more ropeway projects are coming up in Mandi, Bijli Mahadev-Kullu and Manali-Rotang pass.
Thakur added that Billing Paragliding site is also being developed and emphasised the need of proper safety measures in paragliding adventure sport.